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Sewing Basics: The Tank Dress

Beginner Friendly Sundays at 2:00 pm

  • 135 US dollars

Service Description

The Eucalypt by Megan Nielsen can be done up as a tank or tank dress. We think this pattern offers room to be creative, and would make a great canvas for upcycling other material -- think oversized shirt, skirt, or mix and match. Or sew this up in your favorite woven fabric. This is the perfect spring/summer project that you'll be able to wear well into our Texas fall months. And once you've put it together in class, it would be a fun pattern to come back to for creative customization again and again as your sewing confidence grows. Project Highlights: Beginner friendly Ideal for upcycle and pattern hacking Versatile (tank or tank dress) Basic sewing skills covered: Pattern tracing and cutting, fabric selection, basic garment construction, finishing techniques using bias tape. Instructor led for optimal success First class: 9:30 - 10:30 AM (project orientation) Second and Third Class: 9:30-11:30 AM (project construction) 5 hrs total We've got the machines and the sewing tools covered! Pattern and project fabric not included. Our first class will be a one-hour orientation to go over pattern setup and guidance on selecting fabric. View the pattern here: We will be covering how to sew using a PDF pattern, but if you prefer the paper pattern (saves about 1 hr), please purchase as soon as you sign up for your class so that it arrives on time. Do not purchase fabric until after orientation. If you are dreaming up an upcycle, feel free to bring your material to get some guidance.

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