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Maryland Vacuum & Sewing Center

Garment Sewing: Class #1 - Pajama Bottoms

The student will learn about
-- basic sewing tools and how to use them
-- how to use their sewing machine
-- basics of Paper Patterns
-- how to measure for correct size
-- how to read pattern envelope back for correct fabric and notions
-- how to read, layout, mark and cut pattern. 
-- and, sewing the pattern together and finishing a garment. 

Students will complete a basic coaster set and Pajama bottom pants in class together.

Cost: $120.00 
  • First day: You and your Sewing Machine, bobbin, needle and thread plus basic sewing supplies. 
    No fabric is needed for the first class. 
  • Supply list for the rest of the classes will be handed out in the first class.

    Six Week Class

    Week 1: Overview of Basic Sewing Tools & Sewing Machine Knowledge & Ensuring knowledge of personal sewing machine.

    Week 2: Make a basic coaster, learn about fabric and thread types, learn how to read back of Pattern Envelope and measure self for correct size and how much/type material to purchase.

    Week 3: Read Pattern, Cut Out Pieces, Fabric Preparation and Pattern Supplies.

    Week 4: Lay out pattern, mark and cut

    Week 5: Pin and Sew Garment

    Week 6: Finish Garment with elastic and hem.

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Working Sewing Machine, Sewing supplies for your project.
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Garment Sewing: Class #1 - Pajama Bottoms