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Intro to Garment Sewing

Learn how to sew garments using a commercial sewing pattern and make cozy sleep shorts you'll love!

  • Starts Mar 24
  • 95 US dollars
  • Small Space Art Collective

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Service Description

In this 4 hour workshop you'll learn what you need to get started sewing garments on your own. This workshop is jam-packed with knowledge, but it's hands-on and you learn while you do so it's never boring! You'll go home with some cute and cozy sleep shorts you'll want to live in! All materials are provided for this workshop including fabric, thread, elastic, sewing machine, etc. Learn how to read and follow a commercial sewing pattern: - How to measure yourself to select the correct size (NOT regular sizes...) - How to read the pattern, terms to know - How to copy the pattern and make minor adjustments Learn how to select and cut fabric - Learn about garment fabrics, and how to pair with a pattern - How to cut the fabric according to the pattern - How to transfer markings from the pattern to the fabric Pre-requisite or skills required: - Intro to Sewing Workshop at Small Space OR these skills: - Basic sewing skills including how to thread a sewing machine, how to sew different seams, how to wind bobbins, how to change needles After just 4 hours you'll walk out knowing everything you need in order to start your garment sewing adventure. This workshop will prep you for more advanced garment sewing workshops and projects. This workshop is designed for age 13 and up. This is a very small semi-private group with only 4 participants. This is a long workshop! We will provide light drinks and snacks and short breaks. Please bring your own drinks and non-messy snacks if you're hungry/picky! About the Teacher: This workshop is taught by Cecilia Ostberg, co-owner of Small Space Art Collective and life-long creative. Cecilia learned to sew as a child and has made clothes to complement her wardrobe since she was a teenager. She dabbles in all things art/craft/creativity and lives to share what she knows with others. Cecilia grew up on the south coast of Sweden and is now living in San Clemente, CA and is co-owner of Small Space Art Collective. You can find Cecilia on Instagram as @mindful.crafter.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Our Policies: Please arrive 10 minutes early for your workshop. Workshops start on time. If you are more that 15 minutes late for your class, you may forfeit your chance to take the class. You may cancel for a refund up to 20 days before the workshop. After that, workshop fees are not refundable or transferable. You may reschedule for a different workshop up to 15 days before the workshop, and up to 7 days if for the same workshop within the following 3 months. We reserve the right cancel or reschedule a workshop with fewer than 4 sign ups. If you cannot attend the rescheduled date, you will receive a refund. Please note that we may take photos during the workshop to use on social media. If you do wish to be photographed, please let the teacher know when you arrive. If you are sick, please stay home. Call or email to let us know that you are not coming. You will receive a credit for a future class. By signing up for a class or workshop hosted by Small Space Art Collective you agree to the terms and conditions stated here. You hereby release Small Space Art Collective or any person or persons acting on its behalf from liability for any bodily injuries sustained, or for loss or damage of any personal articles while on the premises or participating in an activity sponsored or hosted by Small Space Art Collective. Furthermore the undersigned agrees that in the event medical attention is required due to accident or illness, Small Space Art Collective shall, without accepting fiscal responsibility, seek such medical services as it deems necessary and appropriate through EMs/911 and/or local hospitals.

Contact Details

  • 210 Calle de Los Molinos, San Clemente, CA, USA


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