Back to SEWING School - Sept 1-30

Updated: Sep 6

Sewing Skills - Understanding/Reading Patterns - Garment Sewing

Let's spend the month of September back in school and advance our sewing skills. Take your knowledge to the next level and finish the month with completed garments and a plan for more. This course is designed to enhance your skills with your machine, your sewing knowledge and classes to make garments. The course is for beginners, advanced beginners and intermediate sewists, anyone that wants to up their sewing game..all in the Zoom Sewing Room...let's go!


Video Uploads to FB Group via YouTube


What does this do?

Your Machine, Tools and Sewing Kit - Q&A

Supplies: Your machine, sewing tools, everything that came with your machine, your sewing kit , Fabric: 1 yard of cotton (whatever kind you have to practice)

9/8  Tuesday

Follow the Curves

Bonnets/Scrunchies Supplies: 3/4 yard of satin fabric and 3/4 yard of cotton fabric, matching thread, 1/4" elastic to fit, measuring tools, marking tools, safety pin

Bonus Content: Ironing vs. Pressing


What does all this mean?

Understanding/Reading Sewing Patterns

Supplies: any sewing pattern you have questions about, a highlighter


Keeping it all together!

Zippers, Buttons, Hook/Eyes, Hand-Stitching

Supplies: 1 yard of cotton fabric (whatever kind you have), thread, measuring tools, marking tools, buttons, zippers, hook/eyes and hand sewing needles and thread to practice with



Beginners are encouraged to take the Saturday Skills Course to be successful in this course

Working with Knits

Loungewear for Him/Her

Tues/Thurs 9/15, 9/17

5pm -8pm (est)

New Look Pattern: 6142

Supplies: New Look Pattern 6142, Select any 2 garments you'd like to make Fabric: jersey, doubleknit, stretch wovens (pants), matching thread, 1/2" elastics (pants)

Who wears the pants?

ChiTown Chinos

9/22, 9/24

Tues/Thurs 5pm -8pm (est)

Saturday 10a-12noon

Supplies: ChiTown Chinos Pattern Fabric: Medium weight woven fabrics such as cotton twill, chambray, denim, linen, linen blends, or wool blends, matching thread, 1/2 yard Woven Interfacing, 3/4" button for waistband - Two 5/8" buttons for back pockets (optional)

Bonus content: how to print and put together and PDF Pattern


Back to Sewing School will advance the Beginner Sewist, featuring Skills Videos and Garment Sewing Classes.


Garment Sewing Classes are $160. Patterns do not come with the class, use the links provided to purchase patterns for the Garment Sewing Classes. The New Look Pattern is $4.00 here and the ChiTown Chinos Pattern is $19.80 here.

Bonus content will be provided like videos, tutorials and access to instructors.

Register at All participants must subscribe to register for the class. Payments are due in full and non-refundable if you must cancel - and can be applied to any future class. If the course is cancelled by Instructors for any reason, full refunds will be provided.

Feel free to email your questions to

Thank you - see you soon!


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