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Sewing for CHRISTMAS

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Grace Vancouver Church

1696 West 7th Avenue

Vancouver, BC V6J 1S5

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Please Join us for a free 2DAY class that will expand your current sewing skills and prepares you for CHRISTMAS!

This class is 1.5h long each, please do come 15mins prior to set up your machine, get comfortable, meet a few sewers, munch on some light snacks and refreshment.

We will be starting on time both days, to ensure we can finish the project you can claim, YOU MADE IT!


We will be sewing Pajama Pants/Shorts/Boxers and the following:

Day 1

  • Learn how to lay fabric and cut from a pattern
  • Practice pinning, marking, cutting, sewing and ironing
  • Apply Inseam or patch pockets

Day 2

  • Learn how to do buttonholes
  • Learn how to insert an elastic and finish
  • Finish a regular hem



Those interested in attending must know how to sew and use a machine or have attended our Sewing 101 class.



All students are not required to have sewing supplies for the workshop, but we encourage those who have supplies to bring them as we have limited things to share.

  • sewing machine and all accessories
  • seam ripper
  • chalk, marker, pencil
  • scissors
  • snippers
  • pins and pincushion
  • rulers
  • thread
  • notebook


This class please purchase the following:

  1. 2x yard of woven fabric of your choice (Large must be 60" wide/ Medium 55"+/ Small 52"+)
  2. 1 yard 1" Non-Roll Elastic
  3. 1x matching spool of thread, polyester

We will offer fabric/trims at a reasonable price for those who don't have time, please bring cash.


We do not have sewing machines for students, therefore, each student must bring their own machine if they have one or borrow from a family/friend. If you are without a sewing machine and do not know anyone who can lend a machine for the workshop, please contact the organizer to indicate you are in need and we will buddy you with another student or provide you with a machine.

We are excited to start this class so please RSVP to guarantee your spot!



FAQs

Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, 12 years old.

There will be a future event for younger students. If your child is really interested please contact the coordinator to discuss further as exceptions are possible.

What if I don't know how to sew or use the machine?

We would advise you to wait for the next Sewing 101 session that will be offered.

What if I don't have time to purchase fabric/trims for the class?

We will offer fabric/trims at a reasonable price, please bring cash.

Can my children come to the event while I learn?

No children are allowed during the class as it is a huge distraction, but if sewer has Newborn it is understandable.

If you are in need of childcare for this event, please contact provider and request need. We "may" have childcare if there is a great need for the event.

Email with: Number of children and age.

Do I have to come to both days?

No, you can come to one of your choice as this is an intermediate level class. We just ask you prepare accordingly so the class flows for other learners.

What are my parking options for getting to and from the event?

Street parking

What can I bring to the event?

All students are not required to have sewing supplies for the classes, but we encourage those who have supplies to bring them as we have limited things to share. Please see list above. Material is needed for this class please be sure to purchase in advance or bring cash.

What should I do to prepare?

If you have your machine, please plug your machine in prior and make sure it works. We would not want a surprise if you show up with a hunk of metal.

Arrive on time and bring your smile!

Are there more than one instructor at this event?

Yes, we have 3 other amazing ladies who are eager to get everyone started and meet you

Will photos be taken during class?

Yes, if you wish not to be included please email coordinator and indicate and we will respect

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Sheilamcho@gmail.com

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