Intermediate Apparel - Draft & Sew a Shirt Blouse*

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  • Participants should have completed any of our Beginner Apparel - Draft & Sew series.  Drop us an email to find out more about the requirements of this class if you have not taken a class with us before.

Course Description

Make your very own shirt blouse, or shirt dress! This course is designed to be a follow-up hands-on class for participants who are keen to learn intermediate level drafting and sewing skills for apparel.

Participants will learn to draft and sew a shirt blouse or shirt dress customised to their size.

Topics covered in the class include:

  • Drafting and constructing a shirt blouse / shirt dress based on your personal bodice block
  • Constructing a button-down stand collar, 2-piece shirt yoke, and set-in sleeves with button cuffs
  • Adding design details such as gathers in place of bust darts via dart manipulation
  • Learning intermediate sewing techniques such as the french seam and flat felled seam 

Participants can continue their sewing journey in Advanced Apparel - Draft & Sew Cheongsam Dress

Course Fee

  • $380 includes equipment and tools; participants will be required to bring their own fabric
  • We will email you the details on fabric needed for the class

Class info

  • REGULAR class: 4 hours x 4 sessions held once a week over 4 weeks
  • EXPRESS class: 8 hours x 2 sessions, held once a week over 2 weeks, or twice a week over 1 week

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