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Alterations Class: Skirt, Dress or Shirt

Cost: $65.00

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July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT

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In this class, you will learn:

–How measure where the hem should be located
–The most popular types of hems to be installed such as (NOTE: only 1 of these are taught in class; usually it’s the one that is currently on the garment needing alterations / hemming)
–Fold-over hem
–Serge & sew hem
–Roll hem
–Blind stitch hem

What You’ll Need for Class

–Sewing Machine (including any tools that come with your machine)
–Sewing Machine Manual (if you do not have a printed-out copy, please be prepared to bring a downloaded version)
–Bobbins for your Machine (note: always check the package of bobbins when purchasing to ensure that your sewing machine model appears for usage)
–Universal, Overlock/Serge, Roll Hem and/or Blind Stitch Pressor Foot (only 1 is required per the type of hem that will be performed on your dress, skirt or shirt)
–Machine Needles per your machine; both single & double needles (note: always check the package of needles when purchasing to ensure that your sewing machine model appears for usage)
–Sewing Machine Toolbox – (Note: all can be available at The Sewing Station Learning Center Online Boutique or NWSC):
–Hand Stitch Needles
–Scissors for cutting fabric
–Snippers for cutting threads
–Seam ripper
–Tape measure and/or ruler
–Straight Pins (25)
–Fabrics –
–Student brings in 1 garment (a dress, skirt or shirt) that requires alterations / hemming (lengthening or shortening)


July 30
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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Northwest Sewing Center
5448 Burnet Road No 1
Austin, TX 78756 United States
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‭(512) 459-3961‬


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Registration-Alterations: Skirt, Dress or Shirt
$ 65.00
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