Sewing/Construction

CLASS SUPPLY LIST- Please bring to the first day of class: sewing machine with power cord, pedal, and accessories; all-purpose thread; a small multi-pack of universal sewing machine needles, size 70/10 and 80/12; hand-sewing needles, seam ripper, and sharp scissors.


SEWING TECHNIQUES I: Basic

Section 1: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Section 2: 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Class Duration: 4 weeks

Students master the proper execution of 20 basic, fine dressmaking techniques. Students must bring their personal sewing machines, a binder (to create a sewing notebook), and items from the class supply list at the top of this page.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 students.

Cost:   $200.00

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SEWING TECHNIQUES II: Intermediate

Section 1: 10:00 AM- 12:30 PM

Section 2: 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Class Duration: 4 weeks

This class is a continuation of Sewing Techniques I, in which students master the proper execution of a second set of 20 intermediate, fine dressmaking techniques. Students must bring their personal sewing machine, a binder (to create a sewing notebook), and items from the class supply list at the top of this page.

Prerequisite: Sewing Techniques I.

Cost:  $200.00

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SEWING TECHNIQUES III: Advanced

Section 1: 10:00 AM -12:30 AM

Section 2: 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Class Duration: 4 weeks

This class is a continuation of Sewing Techniques II, in which students master the proper execution of a third set of 20 advanced, fine dressmaking techniques. Students must bring their personal sewing machine, a binder (to create a sewing notebook), and items from the class supply list at the top of this page.

Cost:  $200.00

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SEWING TECHNIQUES IV: Knits

1 Saturday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Duration: 1 day

Students master the techniques necessary to sew knit fabrics. Students construct a simple knit garment. Students must bring their personal sewing machine.

Prerequisite: Sewing Techniques I and II. Recommended prerequisite: Drafting with Knits

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 students.

Cost:   $200.00

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CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES I: Basic, Skirt

Section 1: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Section 2: 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Class Duration: 4 weeks

Students master the techniques employed in the construction of the skirt. Students must bring their personal sewing machines and items from the class supply list at the top of this page.

Prerequisite: Sewing I, II, III.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 students.

Cost:  $200.00

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CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES II: Intermediate, Pant

Section 1: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Section 2: 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Class Duration: 4 weeks

Students master the techniques employed in the construction of the pant. Students must bring their personal sewing machines.

Prerequisite: Sewing I, II, III; Construction I,  

Cost:  $200.00

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CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES III: Advanced, Shirt

Section 1: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Section 2: 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Duration: 4 weeks

Students master the techniques employed in the construction of the collared shirt. Students must bring their personal sewing machines.

Prerequisite: Sewing I, II, III; Construction I,II

Cost:   $200.00

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CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES IV: Advanced, Corset Making

Fridays 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Duration: 4 weeks

Students will cut out and construct the basic boned corset foundation garment, while learning appropriate sewing and construction techniques and proper fitting. Course results in the student's own personal wearable garment. Students must register for and be measured one quarter in advance of enrollment. Students must bring their personal sewing machine.

Prerequisite: Sewing I, II, III.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 students

Cost:  $400.00

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TAILORING TECHNIQUES I

Section 1: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Section 2: 6:00 - 8:30 PM 

Duration: 4 weeks

In this advanced class, students master the sewing techniques employed in tailored garment construction such as besom pocket, welt pocket, and patch pocket. Students must bring their personal sewing machine.

Prerequisite: Sewing I, II, III; Construction I, II, III.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 students.

Cost:   $250.00

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TAILORING TECHNIQUES II

Section 1: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Section 2: 6:00 - 8:30 PM 

Duration: 4 weeks

In this advanced class, students master the sewing techniques employed in tailored garment construction such as two-piece set-in sleeve and trouser fly.  Students must bring their personal sewing machine.

Prerequisite: Sewing I, II, III; Construction I, II, III; Tailoring Techniques I

Cost:   $250.00

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