Class 3 – 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).

YOU WILL LEARN

  • how to read and work with a simple zero waste pattern;
  • how to easily replicate the pattern by yourself at home;
  • how to plan you cutting for the best use of fabric;
  • how to work with geometric shapes;
  • how to finish necklines/blouse openings;
  • how to use the most common technique for finishing clothes’ bottom (also known as hem) to obtain your desired style;
  • many other things you will understand in the process.

YOU WILL TAKE HOME

A timeless kimono blouse, blazer or dress in a flexible size, created entirely by your and the ability to recreate it by yourself at home in other sizes; a deeper understanding of fabrics in relationship to the body; a set of techniques useful for sewing other simple projects (robes, ponchos, simple jackets) and the confidence to continue with more complex projects; a professional picture with you and your project, to show your achievement.

WHEN

The class consists of one session that can be taken either on a Saturday or a Sunday of your choice, between 14:30 – 20:30 (6h).

Here you can check the available dates,

HOW MUCH

95€ /session (sewing machines, tools and snacks are included). Bring a friend and you both get 15% off.

Each class has a clear step-by-step structure and a number of maximum 3 participants, in order to be able to spend individual time with each participant and have a complete understanding of the sewing process.

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

There is an extra 15€ 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 [at] gmail.com. Here is 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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