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Sew Your Own Sweatshirt! Begins Friday September 13th, 6:30pm

Sew Your Own Sweatshirt! Begins Friday September 13th, 6:30pm

Regular price $95.00 CAD
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Crew Neck Sweatshirt

Duration: This workshop is ONE 2.5 hour session and TWO 3.5 hour sessions
Date: Friday September 13th 6:30pm - 9pm September 20th, 27th 6pm - 9:30pm
Cost: $95 +HST

Level: Advanced Beginner
Pre-requisite: must be comfortable threading and setting up sewing machine and have basic sewing machine skills. NOTE: If you are an absolute beginner we offer a single Learn to Sew session or a Learn to Sew Series. Please visit our Workshops for more information and to register OR email to request a date for either of these classes

Maximum number of Participants: 4

A basic crew style sweatshirt is an excellent introduction into garment sewing. Learn tips and tricks for sewing knits with your domestic machine, sleeve install, cuffs & waistband, neckline with professional top stitch finish.

Leave the workshop armed with new sewing skills and your one-of-a kind cozy sweatshirt. A comfy and reliable staple for all seasons!

Note: Please bring your own portable machine if you prefer to work with it, otherwise we have one for you! 

Class materials / Supplies:

Class fee includes use of marking, measuring and cutting tools needed to complete your project.                                                                                                                             

*Patterns will be available at the studio and must be purchased separately 

Session One
Measuring yourself and choosing the correct pattern size
Determine fabric amount for your size
Fabric choices - we will review thicker knit fabrics like cotton fleece, polar fleece, French terry, and double knits, options for neckline and cuffs

Understanding a sewing pattern                                                                                    Review cutting out your pattern & fabric accurately 

Note: before you return for week 2, participants will have selected fabric needed for your size and cut out fabric at home

Session Two

Sewing and finishing seams body and arms

Session Three
Sewing and finishing seams neckband and cuffs

Additional fabrics & Supplies required to complete your projects

Coordinating Cotton thread
Stretch, ballpoint or jersey needle

*Please include your email address at checkout. A detailed supply list & other important information will be sent out to registered participants.

Bring your own fabrics and supplies or we have fabrics, notions available for purchase in the shop! Purchases made for your class will receive a 10% discount (before HST)

Our Class Policies:

Nesting Ground's classes are small and intimate to help ensure participants receive enough personalized attention to learn and complete a project by the end of the session. Participants must be a minimum of 16 yrs and must have completed our Learn to Sew Class OR have equivalent experience for workshops that require the use of a sewing machine. *Materials and supplies are not included in the class fee unless otherwise stated

NOTE: if you would like to learn how to use a sewing machine and learn to sew, but you are not able to attend a scheduled session, please send an email to with days and times that you are available and I will follow up with you directly to make a date :)                

Payments & Cancellations:                                                                         

Register online or in person. Space is limited. To reserve your spot, all class fees must be paid for in full at time of registration. Please note, we do not issue refunds for missed classes. Cancellations or changes must be made 48 hours prior to your first class and we will happily issue a store credit towards another class. Cancellations made less than 48 hours of the class start date forfeit their fee entirely  

Covid-19 & Mask Policy

Masks are no longer mandatory, however, the health & safety of everyone who visits Nesting Ground continues to be a priority. We ask that you continue to self screen and sanitize your hands before entering the shop. Hand sanitizer & sanitary wipes provided at the door.

Updated and Effective as of May 2023

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