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Beginner Apparel - Last Minute CNY Outfit*

$270.00 Regular price
Unit price


  • Participants should have completed our Foundation Sewing Class. Drop us an email to find out more about the requirements of this class if you have not taken a class with us before.

    Beginner Apparel - Last Minute CNY Outfit (Cut & Sew)

    Need a last minute outfit for Chinese New Year 2023? Join our hands-on workshop and learn how to create either a camp collar button down shirt OR a pants with side ruching details. With the help of our instructors, ever-ready to provide you with the guidance you need, you'll have an outfit ready just in time for visiting! 

    Topics covered in the course included:

    • Introduction to fabrics used in apparel
    • Understanding clothing paper patterns
    • Choosing the right size based on body measurements
    • Basic pattern alteration for a pants pattern
    • Understanding seams, stitches and finishings that are commonly used on apparel
    • Sewing neckline with a facing, slanted side pockets, buttonholes, attaching a waistband, 

    At the end of the course, you will understand the whole process of making a camp collar top or pants with side ruching details. With this set of basic skills, you will be ready to embark on our Everyday Top/Shift Dress or the Weekend Dress beginner classes.

    Course Fee

    • $270 includes paper patterns, all tools and most materials; participants will be required to bring their own fabric. Fabric can be purchased from our studio which offers a limited collection.
    • We will email you the details on fabric needed for the class

    Course Venue

    • Commonwealth studio: Tanglin Halt Industrial Estate, 115A Commonwealth Drive, #04-05, Singapore 149596

    Course Info

    • 5 hours x 2 sessions, held once a week over 2 weeks

    Have questions on class registration or refunds? Please read our FAQ.