Class 4 – Learn to sew a Kimono

CREATE YOUR OWN KIMONO BLOUSE, DRESS OR BLAZER

Sewing level required: basic knowledge of using the sewing machine.

Learn the clothes making techniques (working with simple patterns, fabric cutting, methods of sewing different surfaces) that allow you to create a unisex, size-flexible kimono blouse (you can choose to personalize your kimono into a blazer, a blouse or a kimono-dress).

Each class has a number of maximum 2 participants, in order to have a complete understanding of the sewing process and to obtain by the end of the class a finished product.

YOU WILL LEARN

  • how to read and work with simple patterns;
  • how to implement the concept of zero waste design/to find creative solutions for reusing an old garment or fabric;
  • how to work with intersections;
  • how to finish necklines/blouse openings;
  • how to use the most common technique for finishing clothes’ bottom (also known as hem);
  • many other things you will understand in the process.

YOU WILL TAKE HOME

A timeless kimono blouse in a flexible size and the ability to recreate it by yourself at home; a deeper understanding of fabrics in relationship to the body; a set of techniques useful for sewing other simple projects (robes, ponchos, shortening clothes, making curtains/table cloths) and the confidence to continue with more complex projects.

WHEN

On Sunday, between 14:30 – 19:30 (5h).

Here you can check the available dates,

HOW MUCH

85€ (sewing machines, tools and snacks are included). Bring a friend and you both get 15% off.

Join our mission by bringing your own unused fabrics and clothes. Here you can find some suggestions.

There is an extra 10€ cost for working with the fabrics provided by us. In order to keep our conscience (and the Earth) as clean as possible, we only work with sustainable materials. Here you can find more info.

BOOK YOUR CLASS

E-mail us your desired date & class at wiederundwider@gmail.com. Here is the complete schedule.

In order to officially reserve your spot, a 35% deposit is needed, payable through Bank Transfer.

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