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Step Into Garments

Next Step Garments

This is a multi-step series, with each step described in detail below.  Each step consists of 8 hours of instruction.

Step 1
Step 2


The fee for each 8–hour step is $175.00.


Next Step Garments
Step One

Days – Let Us Know Your Interest

$175.00 plus supply list

Weekends/Evening– Let Us know your interest

$175.00 plus supply list

Garment Step 1

Next Step Garments – Step 1

The garment series begins with a cute, simple cover-up pattern featuring pockets, facings, buttonholes, and optional sleeves.  Your ’Next Step Garment’ sewing begins with choosing textiles, fabric preparation and notions as well as pattern reading, sizing and basic fitting.

As time permits, embellishment techniques will be discussed as well as pocket options.

This 8 – hour course offers opportunties for creativity while preparing you for the next course in the series.

A supply list will be available upon sign–up.

Prerequisites – Knowledge of your machine and basic sewing techniques or our Step Into Sewing Series, Step 1 and Step 2.  Instructor – Janith

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Garment Step 2

Next Step Garments – Step 2

In this step, you will create a basic camp shirt with facings, button holes, and sleeves which allows for lots of opportunity for creativity.  Textile choice, preparation as well as embellishment fun on a versatile shirt.  Fitting techniques including bust and shoulders, sizing and suitability will be discussed.  Hem and seam finishing techniques as well as facing and interfacing.

This 8 – hour course offers an introduction into garment fitting, pattern fitting and construction techniques.

A supply list will be available upon sign–up.

Prerequisites – Knowledge of your machine and basic sewing techniques or our Step Into Sewing series, Step 1, Step 2, and Step 3 and Next Step Garments, Step 1. Instructor – Janith

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Providing sewing lessons and sewing classes for all ages and all skill levels to the Seacoast, NH area.  Please see our Classes menu for further details on each type of class offered.

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