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Three Little Birds Sewing Co.

Intermediate-- Sewing from a Pattern, Men's Shirt

$ 125.00

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Are you looking to take your sewing to the next level with clothing? We're here to help you learn the basics of reading a pattern and deciphering the sewing terminologies used. In this class, we'll use the Negroni pattern by Colette Patterns to make a Men's button down shirt, either long or short-sleeved.

You'll learn the basics skills of how to read a pattern, tips on laying out the pieces and cutting your fabric, guidance with construction, including how to make buttonholes, and finishing techniques.

Class is 3 hours long and will include 2 additional studio sessions, time and date of your choosing, for you to work on shirt. 

What's included:

  • 1 Negroni Pattern by Colette Patterns.
  • 3 hours of class time with instructor.
  • Additional studio time, if needed, to finish garment.
  • Cutting and measuring supplies.
  • Sewing machine use.

What you'll need:

  • Measurements of the man you'll be making the shirt for. You can use this as a guideline for the measurements you'll need and the size shirt you'll make:
  • Fabric, yardage according to the size chart above. You can bring your own fabric or purchase in our studio (students always get 10% off for their project). Appropriate fabrics for this shirt are: cotton lawn, cotton voile, fine cotton shirtings, flannel.
  • Coordinating thread.
  • 1/2" buttons- 9 for Long Sleeved version, 7 for short sleeved version.


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