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Start and Keep Sewing Classes- Beginner/Intermediate

  • Singer Factory Distributor 4914 West Irving Park Road Chicago, IL, 60641 United States (map)

This 6-week class is designed for the beginner and intermediate sewer. Classes meet once per week for 2 hours. You will learn to read and cut patterns, understand sewing concepts like fabric grain, basting, marking, proper measurement and fitting, and much more!

Students will have the opportunity to work on projects under the supervision of a qualified instructor.

Fee is $80 for the six-week class. Call to register, seats fill up quickly. 773-545-6834.

Supplies needed to bring to class:

1. Select a pattern:

Pattern*:Skirt - McCalls 3830 - size 6 thru 22
             Unisex Pants - Simplicity 8022   Sizes XS - XL and childs/teen XS_L
             Plus size pants - McCalls 5640 18w-32w


*Patterns are available at Joanns, WalMart, Amazon, or the Simplicity or McCalls website.

2. Purchase Fabric and Notions:

3 yards of 45" wide cotton or cotton blend fabric, appropriate for a basic skirt class PREWASH FABRIC BEFORE CLASS. Fabrics can be purchased at Joanns, Vogue Fabrics, LZ's Textile Discount Outlet, or any number of online retailers.
Matching Thread
7" all-purpose zipper
Scissors for fabric
Tape Measure
Seam Ripper
6" ruler
Tracing paper and wheel
Tailor's chalk

Most supplies, except for fabric and the pattern, can be purchased here at the Singer Factory Distributor.

If you have any questions about the supplies needed, please call us at (773) 545-6834.

Skill Level:


Skill Details:

Beginner to Intermediate

Instructor Name:



$ 80.00

Mon, Jul 8, 2019 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mon, Jul 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mon, Aug 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Earlier Event: June 30
Portage Park Farmer's Market
Later Event: July 8
Board Meeting