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Intermediate Sewing: Zippers!

10 March 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This intermediate sewing class will cover how to sew zippers two ways. Participants will learn how to draft a zipper pouch onto cotton fabric, cut it out and sew it up in one evening. We will
also cover how to sew a concealed zipper in a garment or cushion cover. We will do this as a sample, not an actual cushion or skirt. Sewing machines and tools will be provided to all participants. If you would like to bring your personal machine that is fine, as long as it has a new needle, a bobbin, a zipper foot and is working and ready to go.
Important: You will need to bring your own fabric and notions as listed below. Zippers and interfacing will be provided.
Zipper Clutch/Project Pouch, materials list:
Zipper Pouch (11.5 wide x 14 inches tall):

  • 0.5 m of main fabric for outside of pouch, e.g. quilting cotton or linen, woven, mid-weight.
  • 0.5 m of lining fabric for inside of pouch, e.g. quilting cotton or linen, woven, mid-weight. 
  • coordinating thread

About the Instructor: Georgi is a part time seamstress and sewing machine repair person in Whitehorse. Her sewn goods can be found at many of the Christmas craft markets and she is well known for her flannel-lined toddler pants called Quilty Pants. Georgi picked up her sewing skills from her mom, her grade 7 Home Economics class and from Fashion Design courses at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute. She is excited to start teaching sewing skills, tips and short cuts to others.
Minimum 3 students | Maximum 5 students | Cancellation Policy


10 March 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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