Sat, Jan 12|
Hello Stitch Studio
Make the Wiksten Kimono Jacket
Comfortable and stylish, add a kimono jacket to your handmade wardrobe. This is a great project for someone just getting into sewing, or take your skills up a notch by using a tricky fabric like rayon or silk!
Time & Location
Jan 12, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Hello Stitch Studio, 1708 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703, USA
About the Event
Comfortable and stylish, add a Wiksten Kimono jacket to your handmade wardrobe! A kimono jacket is a great basic pattern. If you're comfortable sewing with cotton or rayon, take your skills up a notch and make one in a luxurious fabric like silk.
In this class we will cover:
-Laying out, pinning and cutting out the fabric
-how to transfer the pattern markings to your fabric pieces
-how to apply interfacing
-how to sew neat seams, including a french seam
-how to do a narrow hem
-tips on working with slippery or sheer fabrics
*This class comes with extra lab time and you can stay and work on your garment with the help of Hello Stitch Staff until we close at 8pm.
Skill level: Beginner (102) - You have a couple of small projects under your belt. You already know how to thread and use a sewing machine and you're ready to learn more advanced basics, like how to do a buttonhole or insert a zipper.
Supply List: Will be sent upon registration
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!
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