January 30, 2012

February 2012 Classes

Pencil Skirt
Date and Time: Monday, February 6th and continued on Monday, February 13th 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 a zipper and 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.
Knit Skirt
Date and time: Monday, February 27th 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: $30 + 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.
Baby Jumper Dress
Date and time: Tuesday, February 7th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Create a cute and simple girl's jumper.
Cost: $30 + the cost of materials
Materials: You will need 3/4 yard of 60" or wide prewashed fabric. More yardage may be required for 45" wide fabric or for a toddler size.
Ballet Flat Slippers
Date and time: Tuesday, February 28th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Learn to make a comfy pair of shoes.
Cost: $35 (all materials included)
Using Commercial Patterns
Date and time: Wednesday, February 8th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Learn how to translate pattern guides and adjust sizes on commercial patterns.
Cost: $30 (all materials included)

Flat Pattern Design: Using Slopers
Date and time: Wednesday, February 15th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Learn how to use slopers to alter commercial patterns.
Cost: $30 (all materials included)

Flat Pattern Design; Bodice Sloper
Date and time: Wednesday, February 22nd and continued on Wednesday, February 29th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Create a bodice sloper from your 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)

Knits for Beginners
Date and Time: Thursday, February 9th and continued on Thursday, February 16th 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.

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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