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Sun, Apr 02


Ace Makerspace

IN PERSON: Make a Cute, Easy, Spring Top with Beth Galvin

The Agustina is a simple and slightly cropped, or not, top with round neckline and cuff sleeves. An ideal beginner sewing project, this top sews up in just a few hours and works beautifully with many different fabrics. This class will be held at Ace Makerspace in Oakland.

This class is SOLD OUT! Please contact us if you would like to be put on the waitlist.
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IN PERSON: Make a Cute, Easy, Spring Top with Beth Galvin
IN PERSON: Make a Cute, Easy, Spring Top with Beth Galvin

Time & Location

Apr 02, 2023, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT

Ace Makerspace, 6050 Lowell St #214, Oakland, CA 94608, USA

About the Event

Make a Cute, Easy, Spring Top with Beth Galvin 

IN PERSON: Sunday, April 2, 10:00AM - 3:00PM

We'll make a simple but cute pullover woven top using the Agustina Boxy Top pattern.

And we've made it even easier! We've sewn samples of all sizes of this top so you can try it on and determine what size you want to sew. Better yet, there's no need to download or print out the pattern prior to class because we have created templates that you can trace. The Agustina Top is made with only 4 simple pattern pieces so you will have time in class to trace, cut and sew your fun new top. Expect to take home a finished, or close to finished, top and your copy of the pattern so you can make this cute top in every color.

Skills learned:

  • pattern tracing
  • preparing and laying out your pattern pieces
  • cutting out your pattern pieces
  • marking your pattern pieces
  • sewing seams
  • how to do neckline bias binding
  • if time permits, Beth will show a few pattern hacks to modify the pattern and create new styles

Skill level: ✂️

This class is open to every skill level.

Supplies: We will be making the Agustina Boxy top pattern from You will receive the supply list once you sign up.

Sewing Machines: If you would like to use one of the sewing machines at Ace Makerspace (we highly recommend this for beginng sewists) please select the Use Ace Machine ticket. If you are comfortable and would like to use your own sewing machine please select the Use My Machine ticket. DO NOT purchase a Use My Machine ticket if you don't have a machine, it isn't working properly or you aren't comfortable operating it. We don't have extra machines you can use. If we have sold out of Use My Machine tickets, and you want to use your own machine, you may purchase a Use Ace Machine ticket. 

About the instructor: 

Beth Galvin started sewing at age 7 and can sew everything from casual knit tops to tailored jackets to over the top party dresses. She has a popular sewing blog, Sunnygal Studio where she shares her tips and tricks and she also blogs for Craftsy. Beth loves to help people get the pattern they love to fit the way they want. She is brilliant at adding stylish little details that make your projects look professional and special, but what's even better is that she has figured out how to make it easier! One of her favorite things is to teach you the tips and shortcuts that will make your sewing faster and also more fun. Sign up for one of Beth's classes and let her teach you how satisfying it can be to sew great clothes that make you look great!


This class is being held at the Ace Makerspace located at 6050 Lowell St, #206, Oakland CA 94608. Located where Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville come together and just a short hop from Ashby BART. Ace Makerspace is a nonprofit whose mission is bringing people together to create, learn and solve life’s challenges with an amazing array of tools, technology, and project-based education. All in inclusive spaces, serving everybody in Oakland and beyond. You are required to open a free guest account prior to class.

Cancellation Policy:

Class fees are non-refundable. However you may transfer the class to a friend if you let us know in advance (please ask them to set up a guest account at Ace Makerspace).


  • RSVP - Use Ace Machine

    This is an IN PERSON class. It will be held at Ace Makerspace, 6050 Lowell St, Oakland. You can use one of the sewing machines at Ace Makerspace.

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  • RSVP - Use My Own Machine

    This is an IN PERSON class. It will be held at Ace Makerspace, 6050 Lowell St, Oakland. You need to bring your own sewing machine!

    Sold Out

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