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Class levels

Level 0 - No experience required!
Level 1 - You've taken intro to sewing OR you're comfortable setting up a sewing machine and using it to make a straight                       stitch and are ready for your next project
Level 2 - You've made a 1-3 small projects and want to learn garment and quilt making basics
Level 3 - You've made a handful of small - medium sized projects and are ready for a more complex project
Level 4 - You've made a few garments and are comfortable working with sewing patterns

Class levels

Level 0 - No experience required!
Level 1 - You've taken intro to sewing OR you're comfortable setting up a sewing machine and using it to make a straight                       stitch and are ready for your next project
Level 2 - You've made a 1-3 small projects and want to learn garment and quilt making basics
Level 3 - You've made a handful of small - medium sized projects and are ready for a more complex project
Level 4 - You've made a few garments and are comfortable working with sewing patterns

Rework It: Collage Gather Top

Level 3 - Make a cute wearable collage using secondhand textiles

  • Starts Sep 17
  • 150 US dollars
  • Sincere Studio

Available spots


Class Description

Level 3: Students should be comfortable operating a sewing machine and sewing a straight stitch. Students should have completed a few sewing projects and be ready to level up. This class is part of our Rework It series, where we use secondhand and reclaimed textiles to create unique new garments, bags, and quilts. Make a simple and cute top with gathered sides! The pattern has two options for sleeve length: View A uses a simple cuff and View B has a 3/4 gathered sleeve. Check out the hashtag #collagegathertop on Instagram for inspiration for this versatile pattern! In this class students will learn: -How to understand a pattern and make simple adjustments based on your measurements -How to finish seams with pinking or a zigzag stitch -How to gather fabric -How to use bias binding to face a neckline -How to use bias binding to bind a sleeve (View B) -How to hem a garment Materials needed: - Collage Gather Top pattern from Matchy Matchy Sewing Club - See pattern website for fabric yardage. Bring woven fabrics such as button up shirts, vintage curtains, or leftover quilting cotton. You must purchase the pattern for this class. Please bring your prewashed fabric and printed pattern to class. A0 printing is available at the studio.


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 hello@sincerestudiopdx.org


Contact Details

  • 2636 Northeast Sandy Boulevard, Portland, OR, USA

    hello@sincerestudiopdx.org


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