Thursday, November 15, 2007

pants class at brooklyn general

the long-awaited pants class at brooklyn general is here! it starts this tuesday so there's still time to sign up...

Sewing 103 (Intermediate)

Tuesdays 6:30 to 8:30 pm 11/20, 27, 12/4, 11, 18
Five 2-hour classes

You CAN make your own pants! Using Wendy Mullin's Built by You pattern 4110, you will make and customize these cute low-rise carpenter-style pants. You'll learn how to sew a fly zipper, patch or flap pockets, belt loops and buttonholes.

Built by You/Simplicity pattern 4110
1 1/8 to 2 3/4 yards fabric, depending on width and chosen style (see back of pattern)
lightweight fusible interfacing (3/8-5/8 yard depending on style)
thread to match
one to three 7" nylon zippers
one to three 7/8" buttons (depending on style)
basic sewing supplies (scissors, pins and pincushion, seam ripper, etc.)
To register, please call the shop at 718–237–7753 (leave a message!) or stop by in person.


deconstructingVenus said...

whoa! what is this built by you pattern business? i love to sew, and have an odd shaped body and have a terrible time finding pants that fit properly. does this pattern allow you to custom build pants?

hodge podge said...

hi! no, it's just a line of patterns from the designer Built by Wendy and Simplicity. someone recently told me about a line of patternmaking software called Wild Ginger; you might want to investigate? let me know if you do...