Class 1 – Introduction to Fabrics & Sewing

LEARN THE BASICS

No sewing experience is required for this class.

Get introduced to the world of sustainable fashion and sewing: from learning to recognize and use different types of fabrics, to learning to take correct body measurements, to understanding the sewing machine and using its different options, this class gives you the basic knowledge you need to start sewing your own clothes and accessories keeping sustainability at the forefront.

Whether you continue to learn in our classes or choose to experiment by yourself at home, this introduction is the foundation that teaches you how to overcome fast whatever it is that usually goes wrong while sewing as a beginner, helping you develop a simple and correct sewing style.

Each class has a number of maximum 4 participants, in order to have a complete understanding of the sewing process.

YOU WILL LEARN

  • which are the most common types of fabrics, their properties and uses;
  • hot to prolong the life of your garments;
  • how to set up and use the sewing machine and all its different functions;
  • how to quickly understand and fix sewing machine set-up issues;
  • how to sew with different types of fabrics;
  • how to make different types of stitches you will later need in your projects;
  • how to take correct body measurements.

YOU WILL TAKE HOME

A new understanding of fabrics and different sewing techniques for approaching them; a complete overview of how the sewing machine works and how you can use each of its functions depending on your sewing objective; the sewing knowledge to already start working on the clothes that have been waiting for a repair; a list of your complete body measurements to take for your future projects.

WHEN

One session class that can be taken either on a Monday between 18:30 – 21:00  or on a Sunday, between 11:00 – 13:30 (2,5 h).

Here you can check the available dates.

HOW MUCH

45€ (tools, fabrics and snacks are included). Bring a friend and both of you get 10% off.
More information about pricing here.

Sewing machines are provided, but if you want to learn on your own machine, feel free to bring it.

BOOK YOUR CLASS

E-mail us your desired date for this class at wiederundwider@gmail.com. Here you can see the complete schedule.

In order to officially reserve your spot, a 50% advance is required, payable through Bank Transfer/Pay Pal. The rest of the amount can be paid in cash, after each class.

When we have more requests for a date than the number of spots available, the first person to make the payment would have priority.

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