July 31, 2011

August 2011 Classes

Monday Classes

Tie Making Class
Date and time: Monday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Learn how to make a necktie while practicing couture hand sewing techniques.
Cost: $30 + the cost of materials
Materials: You will need 3/4 yard of 60" or 45" wide woven fabric.

Wrap Caridgan
Date and time: Monday, August 15th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Make a simple wrap cardigan out of knit fabric. Perfect for fall!
Cost: $30 + cost of materials
Materials: You will need 2-3 yards of 60" wide prewashed knit fabric depending on how long you would like your cardigan.

Knit Skirt
Date and time: Monday, August 22nd 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Have the confidence to break free of using patterns. Create a simple and elegant skirt that is custom fit to your measurements.
Cost: $50 + the cost of materials
Materials: You will need 1 yard of 60" wide prewashed knit fabric for a knee length skirt. More yardage may be required for 45" wide fabric or for longer or fuller skirts.

Apron
Date and time: Monday, August 29th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Learn how to make a fun fashionable apron.
Cost: $30 + cost of materials
Materials: You will need 1 1/4 yards of 60" or 45" wide prewashed woven fabric.

Tuesday Classes

Zippers
Date and time: Tuesday, August 2nd 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Learn to put in a lap zipper and an invisible zipper.
Cost: $35 (all materials included)

Flat Pattern Design; Bodice Sloper
Date and time: Tuesday, August 9th and continued on Tuesday, August 16th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Create a bodice sloper from or own measurements. This will help you to understand how to alter patterns, how to make your own patterns, and how to pattern a dart.
Cost: $50 (all materials included)

Flat Pattern Design; Sleeves
Date and time: Tuesday, August 23rd 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Create a sleeve pattern from your own measurements. This will help you to understand how to alter patterns and how to make your own patterns
Cost: $30 (all materials included)

Birds Nest
Date and time: Tuesday, August 30th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Get involved with your local sewing community while finishing some of your problematic sewing projects. Socialize with other seamstresses, get inspiring ideas, and receive some helpful sewing advise.
Cost: It's free and fun for all! Call and reserve you spot today!

Wednesday Classes

Pencil Skirt
Date and Time: Wednesday, August 3rd and continued on Wednesday, August 10th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Have the confidence to break free of using patterns. Create a simple and elegant skirt that is custom fit to your measurements.
Cost: $50 + the cost of materials
Materials: You will need 1 yard of 60" wide prewashed woven fabric for a knee length skirt. More yardage may be required for 45" wide fabric or for longer or fuller skirts.

A-line Skirt
Date and time: Wednesday, August 17th and continued on Wednesday, August 24th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Have the confidence to break free of using patterns. Create a simple and elegant skirt that is custom fit to your measurements.
Cost: $50 + the cost of materials
Materials: You will need 1 yard of 60" wide prewashed woven fabric for a knee length skirt. More yardage may be required for 45" wide fabric or for longer or fuller skirts.

Thursday Classes

Knits for Beginners
Dates and times: Thursday, August 4th and continued on Thursday, August 11th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: For those who are just learning to sew with knits, broaden your knowledge by:
Learning basic types of knit fabrics
Discussing what projects can be made with knits
Using a serger and practicing basic finishing techniques
Project: A basic t-shirt, the building block for all knit projects
Cost: $50 + the cost of materials
Materials: You will need 1 yard of 60" wide prewashed knit for a short sleeve t-shirt. You will need 1 1/2 yards for a long sleeve t-shirt.

Intermediate Knits
Dates and times: Thursday, August 18th and continued on Thursday, August 25th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: For the more experienced seamstress that has not had the opportunity to work with knit fabrics, here is your chance to learn more by:
Reviewing serger use and types of knit fabrics
Practicing more advanced construction and sewing techniques
Making a basic knit dress
Cost: $50 + cost of material
Materials: You will need 3 yards of 60" wide prewashed knit.

Sewing machines and supplies will be provided. We encourage those with sewing machines to bring them. It is more beneficial to learn these techniques on your own machines.
For classes that do not include your materials, you may bring your own or you may purchase them from Yellow Bird Fabrics and receive 20% off.
If you are interested in taking any of these classes or for information on private lessons email us at yellowbirdfabricsclasses@gmail.com, give us a call at 801-466-3110, or come see us at Yellow Bird Fabrics 2828 E. 3300 S. SLC, UT.

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