$150 + $45 Materials
Level: Advanced Beginner
Some sewing experience is required.
In this two-day sewing boot camp (with lots of snacks & coffee breaks), Katie Whittle, a garment sewing educator with over a decade of experience, will lead you through all the sewing basics, from sewing machine set-up, translating sewing patterns, to hemming. No prior sewing experience is needed, and all machines and materials are provided. Go home sporting some kick-ass overalls complete with "I made this!" bragging rights.
Sewing machine anatomy and set-up, reading sewing patterns, taking measurements, selecting pattern size, cutting and marking patterns, staystitching, pocket construction, installing facings, understitching, proper pressing, installing hardware, and hemming.
Maker Kits & Materials
You must purchase the Colibri Overall Maker Kit ($45), including the Colibri Overall pattern by I AM patterns, 3.5 yards of Cotton Canvas, snap and eyelet hardware, 1 yard of grosgrain ribbon, and coordinating thread.