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Intro to Pattern Hacking (Boxy Top)

With these simple pattern hacks you can take one pattern and make a whole collection of unique tops!

  • 140 US dollars
  • Sincere Studio

Class Description

Skill Level: Beginner Students should be comfortable using a simple clothing pattern, operating a sewing machine, and sewing a straight and zigzag stitch. Prerequisite Intro to Garment Sewing: Boxy Top class or equivalent. This class is all about gaining confidence in your sewing skills and taking control of stylistic and design decisions. We empower you to personalize your wardrobe even more by learning simple hacks and pattern adjustments you can make to your boxy top pattern. Lengthen your top into a tunic, shorten it into a crop top, add long sleeves or cuffs, add pockets! With these simple pattern hacks you can take one simple pattern and make a whole collection of unique, one-of-a-kind tops! In this class students will learn: -How to lengthen/shorten a pattern. -How to draft a simple sleeve or cuff. -How to add patch pockets. -How to color block your top. Each student will receive a full pattern of Shirt No. 1 by 100 Acts of Sewing to take home with them. Materials List: -1 ½ - 1 ¾ yards light-weight cotton lawn or poplin, light to medium weight linen (3-5 oz) or linen/cotton blend woven fabric (no jersey or knit fabrics) Find exact yardage here -Extra fabric for your hack. (additional ½ yard for sleeves, ¾ - 1 yard for a longer top) -1 yard ½ inch bias tape -Spool of matching thread

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Sincere Studio's refund, rescheduling and cancellation policy 100% refund - cancellation or reschedule more than two weeks prior to class start or up to 24 hours after booking 50% refund or 100% class credit - cancellation or reschedule less than two weeks but more than 48 hours prior to class start for cancellations or reschedule requests less than 48 hours - no refund or class credit To cancel or reschedule, please email us at

Contact Details

  • 2636 Northeast Sandy Boulevard, Portland, OR, USA

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