Classes I’m Teaching

Looking to build your sewing skills?  Then sign up for one of my sewing classes at Sips N Sews sewing studio, San Francisco.  Learn sewing techniques live and hands-on, with clear, step-by-step instruction and a commitment to the details that make a difference between “hand made” and “home made”.

Here are the classes I currently offer:

Pullover Sweatshirt

This is a two part class. You must be able to attend both sessions. Make yourself a nice and cozy pull over sweatshirt! This class will teach you how to make a sweatshirt without using a serger! You will learn sewing machine techniques for working with knits in this class. The instructor will walk you through choosing your size, layout/cutting of knit fabric, sewing techniques for knit collars, cuffs, hems and drawstring. This is an intermediate skill level class. Intermediate sewing machine techniques are required.

Next class: November 5th and 6th, 2018

Beginning Zippers

This 3-hour class covers essential information on zippers, including how to shorten them and use zipper feet.  You will sew your own samples of exposed and centered zippers. This class includes a 15-page handout with step-by-step instructions and photos for all techniques. Basic sewing machine techniques are required.

Next class TBA.

Intermediate Zippers

This 3-hour class picks up where Beginning Zippers leaves off, and covers lapped zipper insertion, and invisible zippers. This class includes a 16-page handout with step-by-step instructions and photos for all techniques.  You must first complete Beginning Zippers before enrolling in this class.

Next class TBA.

Buttonholes and Buttons

This 3 hour class will teach you how to create buttonholes and sew buttons. You will learn how to use the buttonhole foot, sizing/sewing/cutting buttonholes and attaching buttons by machine. This class includes a 15-page handout with step-by-step instructions and photos for all techniques.  Basic sewing machine techniques are required.

Next class TBA.

Zippered Earbud Case

This 3 hour class will guide you step-by-step through creating a zippered earbud case. This class includes a 9-page handout with step-by-step instructions and photos for all techniques.  Basic sewing machine techniques are required.

Next class TBA.

For more information and to book a class, click the link below to go to the Sips n Sews website.

Classes