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Zippers YAIII Zippers

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Do you find yourself always avoiding zippers? Well you don't have to anymore! Come and join us to learn about different zippers and how they are used. Practice installing regular, centered and lapped zippers. Plus learn an easy technique for invisible zippers that you can use on different types of fabrics.

$59

Thursday May 24th, 10am

Sewphisticates- Open Sewing

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This Open Sewing time is for Intermediate and Advanced students. Get professional help with any apparel project; whether starting a new project or finishing up something that is already under construction. You must be able to work on your own when the instructor is helping other students. This class has the option of taking 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 sessions...

$169

6 sessions

Wednesday May 23rd, 6:45pm

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Beginning Sewing I

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This class, for total beginners, teaches basic sewing techniques including machine basics, how to read and use a pattern. Learn to make two easy projects (a tote bag and pajama pants) to prepare you for more advanced sewing classes.You'll start by learning the basics of using a sewing machine and use those skills to sew a tote bag. Then you will learn...

$169

3 sessions

Thursday May 24th, 10:15am

Beginning Sewing ll

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Now that you have learned the basics of sewing, continue the adventure while learning advanced techniques. Construct a skirt with fitted waistband, darts and a zipper. Prerequisite: sewing I or basic sewing skills.

$169

3 sessions

Thursday May 31st, 10am

Pattern Making I

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Under the French method of ESMOD school Raia, will be teaching how to draft a skirt pattern. You will learn to take measurements, and start to draft a pattern on paper using drafting tools to cut out a muslin skirt according to the draft. You will also do fitting and alter the skirt slope. We will also practice drafting a waist band and yoke 3...

$169

3 sessions

Tuesday May 29th, 10:15am

Tailoring I: Fit to Tailor

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Students use their choice of commercial pattern suit or coat design, or their own design. The design will be executed in muslin. Body measurements, pattern alterations and design alterations (such as collar shaping, pocket addition etc) will be demonstrated and executed as needed.  Once the garment is perfectly fit, the student begins to lay...

$169

6 sessions

Tuesday May 22nd, 5:30pm

Perfect Seams & Seam Finishes Every Time

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

In this class, you will make samples of great seam finishes that you can use as a reference for future projects. Learn how to choose the best finish for your fabric and the most appropriate sewing equipment so that your sewing projects will have a professional look inside and out. You will make samples of double-stitched, enclosed and bound seams and...

$69

Sunday May 27th, 11:15am

Pattern & Construction Basics

at Elaya Vaughn by Kate Pankoke - Capitol Hill
908 Pennsylvania Ave SE Ground level, Ste B, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Basic Pattern Making & Construction is an introductory course. It is perfect for people who are thinking of applying to a design school that requires a portfolio interview or for those who just want to learn more about fashion in general.  The course is a total of 16 hours divided into 2 hour classes. Students will be supplied with muslin...

$450

8 sessions

Tuesday May 29th, 12pm

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Sew Fun II (Ages 8-12)

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Build on the skills learned in Sew Fun. Students will learn to sew circles and embellishments in their projects. Prerequisite: Must have taken the Sew Fun class twice. Kit Fee $5.

$59

Monday Nov 12th, 2:30pm

Welt Pockets Made Easy

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

In this workshop, learn to sew beautiful welt pockets using the instructor's method.

$59
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Reupholstery

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Students will bring a chair of their choice to class and reupholster it. Some sewing is involved in the majority of chairs brought in. A supply list will be handed out on the first day of class. Our apologies, no storage facilities are available.

$299

6 sessions

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Hand Sewing Skills

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

In this class you will be able to learn to do all of your hand sewing alterations! we will practice basic hemming stitches that will include hand serger, basting and a slip stitch for invisible seams. Sew on a button, snap and hook and eye.

$59
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Hand Stitch Third Thursday

at Artistic Artifacts - Alexandria
4750 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, Virginia 22304

Judy Gula of Artistic Artifacts leads these evening sessions focusing on hand stitching techniques and make and take projects. Price includes light refreshments and full use of provided products and materials.

$15
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Serger Know-How

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Did you receive a serger as a gift for the Holidays. If you are having trouble threading your serger, this class will help you. All the basic aspects of serging will be covered including three stitches and some techniques.  More will be covered depending on time and your machine. Items needed: foot pedal, needles, all accessories, hex wrench...

$59
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Knit Doctor

at Looped Yarn Works - Dupont Circle
1732 Connecticut Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Need help on a project that requires more than a quick ask of our staff, but don’t want to deal with scheduling a private? This is for you! For one hour, Rachel will be completely available to assist you on your projects that require a little extra help. All skill levels are welcome, so bring in that scarf you’re stuck on or that sweater that just...

$10
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