Garment Making "T-Shirt Construction", Friday, Nov 10th 2023 // 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM PST

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Introduction to Garment Making 101
with Margaret Reid
In this first class
You review basic sewing machine terminology and usage. You will learn basic garment construction techniques to cut, piece and sew together to complete a raglan T-Shirt and be able to bring these new skills into your next sewing project.
You will learn and understand basic sewing terminology:
Hem                                     Notches
Flat Construction          Seam Allowance 
 Stitch Length    Top Stitching
Press/Iron         Serge
Binding             Self-Fabric
Contrasting Fabric         GSM and Ounces
Jersey Knit        Natural Fiber
Pattern (Suggested free pattern Life Sew Savory Kids Raglan or Women’s Raglan) Pieced together and cut to size
Fabric (cotton Jersey GSM 160-200 or 6-10 ounces) 1 or 2 prints and/or colors
Pattern weights
Machine and accessories (accessories, presser feet, thread, extra needles, etc.)
Twin needle size 4,0/75 or 2,5/75 and Jersey Needle 70/10 or 80/12
Scissors or rotary cutter
Thread snips
Fabric safe marking tool
Pins or clips