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Three Little Birds Sewing Co

Chore Coat Class -- Intermediate Garment Making

$ 125.00

Chore Coats are a great wardrobe basic –  they’re versatile, functional, and easily customizable. You can easily change the structure and look by using a heavier fabric or go for something loose and flowy with a drapier one. Students can choose their pattern from the suggested list below.  Skills learned in this class include:


  • Taken accurate measurements to create a perfect fit
  • Sew a patch & in-seam pockets (if included in your pattern)
  • Topstitch accurately to create a polished, professional finishing
  • Sewing buttonholes
  • Constructing yoke, collar, and cuffs 
  • Seam Finishing techniques 

What you’ll need:

  • Pattern of your choice (please note some of these are PDF only and you’ll need to purchase and print prior to class)*
  • Fabric & notions according to your pattern**
  • Coordinating thread
  • Scissors, pins, marking pens, and any other tools/notions you’d like to use


*Muna & Broad Cobden

Friday Pattern Company Ilford Jacket

Ready to Sew Julien Chore Coat

Closet Core Sienna Maker Jacket



Temporary Schedule:

Class #1: Take measurements, cut fabric, prep for sewing

Class #2: Start constructing the coat

Class #3: Collar & Buttonholes


Students may need to do some sewing outside of class time in order to stay on track. This can be done at home or during our Wednesday night Sewcial.

     

    ** For best results and to prevent shrinking, it is ideal to wash your fabric prior to class. 


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