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Pattern Primer

Take the first step of your garment making journey!

This class is a prerequisite if you have little to no garment making experience.  It will prepare you to be successful in understanding and cutting out your patterns.

In this class you will learn:

- how to take your measurements for best fit

- how to print & assemble a PDF pattern

- how to layout and trace off a pattern

- how to find the grainline

- how to layout pattern pieces

- how to cut out and mark fabric

- best tools and notions needed for cutting out a pattern

This is a beginner level, lecture style class.  No materials required.  Note taking and questions are encouraged!

Purchase of this class entitles you to one hour of studio time at a later date to cut out your first garment pattern (Studio time should be scheduled AFTER your Pattern Primer class, once you’ve learned all our tips and tricks).

Cancellation Policy

Classes must be cancelled a minimum of three days in advance for a refund or store credit. There will be no make ups for missed classes


Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: Beginner
Requirements: This is a prerequisite for new garments makers taking one of our classes.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

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