"It's fully lined so that all the seams are beautifully hidden while giving it the feeling of a lightweight blanket without batting. The construction of the jacket makes it reversible, so the options are endless..." — Jenny Gordy, Making Magazine
Wiksten Haori Jacket
This oversized Japanese-inspired jacket is functional, comfortable, and stylish, with large pockets and a fold-over collar. It’s fully lined & reversible and looks way more complicated to make than it actually is!
In this two-day sewing boot camp (with lots of snacks & coffee breaks), Lydia Rhyne, 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. A bit of sewing experience is needed, and all machines and materials are provided (Although, you may choose to bring your own fabric). Go home sporting a beautiful & functional Haori style jacket complete with "I made this!" bragging rights.
Price: $215 to $265
Price breakdown: $215 + Materials
Bring your own fabrics or have us provide everything (+$50)
Time: Sat & Sun, 11am - 5pm (both days)
Level: Advanced Beginner
Some sewing experience is required. You’re comfortable threading your machine & you’ve made a couple projects on your own.
Reading sewing patterns
Selecting pattern size
Cutting and marking patterns
Discover essential sewing tools
The Wiksten Haori Jacket Pattern is included in the price of class. You may choose to purchase a full kit (includes all fabric) from us when you sign up (+ $50) or bring your own fabric. We cut the yardage for your jacket, so when you click to sign up, you’ll be prompted to choose your fabric color.
Although the pattern includes three different lengths to choose from (short, mid & long)— we’ll be focusing on constructing the mid (below-hip length) jacket.
XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL. Fits US Women's sizes 00-18. Size XS sample is shown here on a size 0/2, 5'3" tall model. The oversized nature of this garment makes it likely to fit sizes larger than shown on the size chart, but the effect will be more fitted than shown in the photos.
3 yards of outer fabric. Medium weight woven fabric such as twill, light canvas/denim, cotton/linen blends.
3 yards lining fabric. Light to medium weight woven fabric such as chambray, cotton/linen blends, and quilting cotton.
2 1/2 yards lightweight fusible interfacing
All Purpose polyester thread in color matching outer fabric.
You may choose to purchase a full kit (includes all fabric) from us when you sign up (+ $50) or bring your own fabric. We cut the yardage for your jacket, so when you click to sign up, you’ll be prompted to choose your fabric color.
Meet The Teacher
At 22-years old, Lydia was gifted a used Singer sewing machine. 10 years, many patterns & countless YouTube videos later, Lydia’s very excited to share her knowledge of sewing & making with the Klum House community while continuing to learn from the inspiring makers around her. She also loves exploring Portland's great restaurants & endless trails with her sweet dog Osa.
Q&A with Lydia —>
Lydia runs Brass Button Events, a DIY event & team building company. Lydia is our events coordinator, teaches our garment sewing classes & DIY workshops, and works in our collaborative sewing studio making leather goods.
The sewing workshop I took from Lydia was great!! I still can't believe I was able to make what I did. Thanks to Lydia and her great directions, guidance and patience. Thank you, thank you!!
Klum House Workshop
The Hub Building
3808 N Williams Ave. #132
Portland, Oregon 97203
We are located inside the Hub Building hallway corridor (we do not have a sidewalk storefront). Enter through the Hub building door on N Williams with the Klum House sign above it. Walk down the hall & take a left. You'll see the Klum House sign hanging above our door.
*Please note: We have street parking, so please arrive a few minutes early to allow ample time to park.
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Review our cancellation & rebook policy:
We require at least 7 days notice prior to the start of class to cancel for a full refund.
We require at least 48 hours notice prior to the start of class to rebook for a later class.
Full payment for class is due at time of sign up in order to secure your spot in class.
No shows forfeit any refund or rebook.
If Klum House cancels a class that you registered for, you are entitled to either a cash refund or a rebook to a later class.
If you transfer your registration to another class with a higher price, you are subject to pay the difference.