Skirt No.1, 9/24

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Skirt No.1, 9/24


with Sonya Philip

Sunday September 24th, 10-2:30

Limit 8 students

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Learn to sew your own clothes, starting with a knee-length bias cut skirt. This simple garment is just three seams and a hem! Students will learn how to cut pattern pieces on the bias, finish seams and how to make an elastic waistband. The pattern in eight sizes, will be provided for you to take home. While this is beginning sewing class, you will need to have some previous experience using a sewing machine. 

MATERIALS to bring to class:

- 2.5 yards of pre-washed mid-weight woven fabric  

- 1.5 yards of half inch (12 mm) no-roll elastic

- matching thread

Sonya Philip has always made things. It's the way things were done in her family. As a self-taught artist, she enjoys the freedom of exploring and stretching mediums. In 2012, Sonya started the year long project, 100 Acts of Sewing, making one hundred dresses while documenting the process. Since then she has made it her mission to convince people to sew their own clothes by teaching classes and selling patterns. Sonya lives in San Francisco with her family.