Beginner Sewing Level 3: Intro to Garment Sewing, Set-In Sleeves

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Age Group:

Teens ( 14 - Adults )
This event requires a payment of $5.00 per registrant to attend.
Registration for this event will be open from July 18, 2024 @ 9:00am to August 1, 2024 @ 9:30am.
Allowed Ages: 14 and up

Program Description


Properly fitting and sewing in sleeves is a challenge for beginning sewists. Learn the necessary steps to sew set-in sleeves without puckers. You will practice these skills by inserting sleeves into a 1/2-scale woven bodice sample.

Class Prerequisites and Required Skills

  • have completed Intro to Basic Sewing Skills and/or have EC sewing machine certification
  • thread a sewing machine, wind a bobbin, and troubleshoot tension issues
  • sew straight and curved seams while maintaining consistent seam allowance
  • know how to read and work with a pattern and cut fabric with care and accuracy
  • have a basic understanding of different fabric types and have sewn with a few different types
  • have experience sewing a regular zipper

Required Materials

  • A sewing machine and materials will be provided.

About Beginner Sewing Level 3: Intro to Garment Sewing
This set of classes introduces new or less experienced sewists to beginner sewing information and resources, along with hands-on experiences.

This series introduces the following information and skills:

  • insert a set-in sleeve
  • sewing a collar with a lapel
  • sewing a trouser fly
  • sewing the fitted waistband