The Sonoma Tee is the perfect project for beginners who would like to expand their sewing knowledge while getting the satisfaction of creating their own garment that really fits. Let Pattie Otto, with over 45 years of sewing experience and over 30 years teaching sewers-like-you, guide you through creating this versatile garment that actually fits. This fashionable shirt can be dressed up or down and is flattering on any body type. Learning how to measure and select the correct size is essential when garment sewing and will be covered in class along with interfacing selection and application, seaming and seam finishing basics. Try-ons of all sizes of the Sonoma Tee will be available to help you choose which pattern size is right for you before you cut the fabric. Class will begin with basic fabric and pattern knowledge, learn why facings are so important to garment construction and discover tricks and techniques that will take your garment sewing to a higher level. Leave with important sewing knowledge and a finished new garment to add to your wardrobe that you can proudly say I MADE IT MYSELF!
About "More the Day Before"
Immerse yourself in an all-day workshop before the Expo opens. Share in the guidance, artistry, technical advice and inspiration your expert teacher brings to the classroom.
PLUS...your MDB registration qualifies you for a Value Package, which includes discounted pricing on your MDB class sessions AND any additional Expo class sessions, 3 free General Admission tickets and a free shopping bag!
Classroom opens at 8:30, instruction begins at 9:00, and your fees include a re-energizing lunch to carry you through until 5:00. If you have any dietary restrictions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-699-6309 as soon as you register for class.