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Core Technique Classes

Core Class

Pre-requisite:  K
now how to use a sewing machine and have the ability to sew a seam.

                     Or took Sewing Basics or Sewing 101 at Fabrics N Things.


All classes below use Burda PDF patterns or paper pattern of your choice.  
Pattern will be included in the class fee.  
Fabric will need to be purchased separately prior to class. 
If you purchase your fabric and notions at Fabrics N Things for class you will receive a 10% discount on your purchase

Patterns (covered in class)

           Aassembling, cutting/tracing

            Adding seam allowances

            Understanding symbols



Core Technique Classes focus on several fundamental sewing skills using a garment pattern.

CHOOSE WHICH PATTERN YOU WANT TO MAKE AND LET ME KNOW.  Due to the unique class schedule classes are not posted on a specific day/time. When you sign up for a class you will need to contact me to schedule when you use your 6 hours!  

The patterns listed below are PDF patterns, which I will supply.  They are Misses sizes.  I have some Plus Size patterns available.

Bow Front Dress
Core technique focus:   Darts, inseam pocket, invisible zipper, combined facing.

Sleeveless Blouse

Core technique focus:   Darts, bias strips, hand stitching

Long Sleeve Blouse

Core technique focus:   Gathering, bias strips, set in sleeves

 Gathered Skirt

Core technique focus:   Gathering, bias strips, zipper


Core technique focus:  Fly front with zipper, waistband, inseam pockets, hand stitching

Materials Included: PDF Pattern
Requirements: Must have basic sewing skills. Know how to operate your sewing machine and how to sew a proper seam.
Instructor: Sherry Mincello Iradi
Instructor Bio: Taught by Sherry Iradi, a Certified Burda Style Sewing Instructor. Sherry has been sewing for 40 years making garments, costumes and doing tailoring. She is passionate about teaching the fundamental sewing skills students will need to be successful sewists!!
Includes Printed PDF pattern and 6 hours of class time.

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.