April 15, 2012

May 2012 Classes


Knit Maxi Skirt
Date and time: Monday, May 7th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Create a simple maxi skirt. Maxi skirts are the hot thing this spring. They are comfortable and casual yet elegant. If you are a beginning sewist, this is the perfect class for you.
Cost: $30 + the cost of materials
Materials: You will need 1 ¼ yards of 60" wide prewashed knit fabric for a floor length skirt. More yardage may be required for 45" wide fabric or for fuller skirts.


Pencil Skirt
Date and Time: Monday, May 14th and continued on Monday, May 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Create a sleek and chic skirt. Straight skirts are classic and great staple for any wardrobe. Come in and learn how to make one of these timeless skirts.
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.
Get to know your Sewing Machine
Date and Time: Wednesday, May 2nd 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: For those who have a sewing machine but aren’t sure how to use it, or those who just need a refresher, this is the class for you. In this class you will learn things from threading the machine, to dealing with troublesome tension.
Cost: $30

Zippers
Date and time: Wednesday, May 9th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: Learn to put in a lap zipper and an invisible zipper.
Cost: $35 (all materials included)

Get to know your Serger
Date and Time: Thursday, May 17th 6:00-8:00pm
Objective: For those who have a serger but aren’t quite sure how to use it, or for those who just need a refresher, this is the class for you. In this class, the focus will be on threading the serger, troubleshooting problems, and basic serger techniques.
Cost: $30

Knits for Beginners
Dates and times: Tuesday, May 22nd and continued on Thursday, May 24th 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, 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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