Sewing 203

Introduction to Shirts

You can sew straight and curved seams while keeping a consistent seam allowance. You can thread your own machine, wind a bobbin, and trouble shoot tension issues (with guidance). You have a basic understanding of different fabric types and have several projects under your belt.

At this point, you know how to read and work with a pattern, cut fabric with care, and may perhaps have worked with a few different weights of fabrics.


Skill Level: 2

        Cost: $300 +GST

        • Max. 6 students
        • Location: WEST
        • Class Length: 4 x 3 hour sessions or 1 weekend session
        • Prerequisite: Sewing 202 or equivalent

            What is Included?

                      • Fabrics for your reference books
                      • Sewing Pattern (*subject to change)
                      • Sewing guides


            Supply List: 

            • 250m spool of black or white polyester thread (Gutterman or Coats)
            • Dressmaking Pins (Glass, Pearl, or Plastic head)
            • Dressmaking Shears (You will need this in class 2, 3 & 4)
            • Fabrics & notions for garment projects (This will be discussed in class 1 or a list will be sent to you)

            Course Outline

            Bound Seams

              So many different types of finishing but which one to chose?! Learn how to professionally bind the interior of jackets and coats without adding a lining.

                Pockets & Colors

                  Learn how to properly measure yourself, how to read, cut, and alter the pattern length. We will then show you how to accurately pin the pattern on to the fabric before cutting the pieces.

                    Set-in Sleeves

                      Sleeves can be super tricky especially clean and properly fitting sleeves. We will show you the perfect way to attach a set-in sleeve smoothly without puckers!