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  • Sew Your Own Undies
  • Sew Your Own Undies

Sew Your Own Undies

$85.00

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WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

Learn to sew your own undies! Making your own undergarments is all the rage right now -- it allows you to totally customize the fit to your personal preferences, AND practice your garment-construction skills on a small scale.

Join us for this four-hour workshop and stitch up a pair of boyshort-style underwear! We'll be working with the Coherence Panty pattern from indie designer Sophie Hines.

 In this class, you'll learn how to:

  • Measure the body accurately to create a perfect fit
  • Work from a commercial pattern, including size selection, deciphering instructions, cutting fabric using pattern pieces, and more
  • Understand garment sewing basics such as proper fabric prep, pinning, cutting, ironing and trouble shooting
  • How to sew stretchy knit fabrics
  • Attaching lace trims

The Coherence Panty pattern will be provided in class and is yours to keep! Class includes pattern and use of sewing machines and other sewing tools, but does not include fabric and lace trim. (Fabric and trim are available for purchase in our store and a 10% discount will be offered to students.)

 

Skill requirements: This is a beginner garment sewing workshop; you do not need to have any experience sewing clothing, but you must have basic machine-sewing skills. Our Sewing 101 class (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for this class. (You can register for one of our upcoming Sewing 101 workshops here.) If you're unsure whether you have enough sewing experience for this class, please send a brief email summarizing your sewing experience to hello@brooklyncraftcompany.com.

 

Class Details

Date & Time: See above

Class length: Four hours

Location: Brooklyn Craft Company, 165 Greenpoint Avenue (here’s where we’re located)

Cost: $85 includes pattern, 4 hours of instruction, and use of our BERNINA sewing machines. Does NOT include fabric-- All required materials will be available for purchase during class at a 10% discount. 

All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.

 

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Katie Whittle is a sewing and craft educator based in Brooklyn, NY with over ten years of experience in the home sewing industry. After studying professional sewing, patternmaking, and alterations at Emily Griffith Technical College, Katie went on to work as an Instructional Producer for Craftsy and the much-loved Colette Patterns. Most recently, Katie has moved to the BK to study Technical Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology and is currently developing a gender non-specific sewing pattern line. 
Katie loves how sewing helps each of us present the way we want and gives us the opportunity to build new skills continually. She also has some hobbies such as eating avocados, dancing on roller skates, being enthusiastic about pressure cooking, and talking about feelings.

 

 

Special Thanks...

Thank you to BERNINA for furnishing Brooklyn Craft Company's sewing machines. Visit BERNINA online at WeAllSew.com.

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