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Beginner Apparel - Tiered Dress/Top*

$380.00 Regular price
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  • 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 - Tiered Dress/Top (Cut & Sew)

    Always wanted to make your own clothes? Join our Tiered Dress/Top beginner sewing class to kickstart your sewing journey. No longer be daunted by the prospect of making your own clothes with the help of our instructors, ever-ready to provide you with the guidance you need. 

    In this course you will learn basic pattern alteration for a commercial pattern and how to sew a dress or top.

    This course includes an excursion to Chinatown to explore fabrics suitable for apparel.

    Topics covered in the class include:

    • Introduction to fabrics used in apparel
    • Understanding¬†clothing paper patterns
    • Choosing the right size based on body measurements
    • Basic pattern alteration on a commercial pattern
    • Understanding seams, stitches and finishings that are commonly used on apparel
    • Attaching facings, yoke, in-seam pockets, set-in sleeves¬†

    At the end of the course, you will understand the whole process of making a tiered dress or top that is adjusted to your size. 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

    • $380 including equipment and tools; participants will be required to bring their own fabric

      Course Venue

      • Sin Ming studio:¬†Midview City, 24 Sin Ming Lane, #08-108, Singapore 573970
      • Commonwealth studio: Tanglin Halt Industrial Estate,¬†115A Commonwealth Drive, #04-05, Singapore 149596

      Course Info

      • 3.5 hours x 4 sessions, held once a week over 4 weeks

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