Information Series: Garment Making
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Information Series: Garment Making

Class Duration:
 2 hours

Students Bring: Students are encouraged to bring their own notebook and pen for taking notes.

Materials included with Registration: We will have a class hand out for everyone that includes terminology definitions and bullet points of what we'll go over.

Skill Level: Beginner – No sewing experience

Age Range: Adults and Teens 16+

Description: This workshop is the perfect place to start if you've been wanting to sew your own clothes! We'll use a few different patterns to cover everything you need to know before you work on your first garment.

You will leave with: While we won't do any sewing in this class, you will leave class with the knowledge needed to start your garment project at home. This is an information heavy class, please come ready to listen and ask lots of questions!

In this course we'll go over:

  •        Paper vs PDF patterns
  •        Printing PDF patterns and assembling them
  •        Measuring yourself to determine size
  •        Grading between sizes
  •        Best practices for prepping and cutting fabric
  •        How to transfer markings
  •        What different markings mean
  •        Terminology overview of pattern instructions like edge stitching, matching notches, attaching facings etc.
  •        Different options for seam finishes.

If our classes are not financially affordable for you we invite you to apply for our scholarship program! Details can be found here.


  • By registering for this class you agree to all terms. 
  • Cancellation Notice: Makers are kindly requested to provide a minimum of 72 hours' notice in the event of needing to cancel or reschedule an appointment. This advance notice allows us to accommodate other makers and make any necessary adjustments to our schedule.

    Refunds: Any class cancellations made more than 72 hours in advance will receive either a full refund on a gift card, or a full refund minus a $5 card processing fee to the card used for registration. This fee accounts for the costs associated with the transaction and ensures a smooth and secure refund process.

    Late Cancellations: Cancellations made less than 72 hours before and no shows will forfeit the registration fee.

    Contact Information: To request a cancellation or reschedule, please email or call us at 425-291-7452

Class Full? Registration for additional classes open the first Saturday of each month at Noon PST. Other questions? Email

Instructor: Danielle Jenee
Includes 6 page handout

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.