Thursday, June 05, 2008

built by you!

there are still a few spots left in the next session of sewing 103/Built by You Tunic at Brooklyn General! this is a great project to move your sewing skills forward; it's a bit challenging, but oh-so-cute! i'm working on my fourth one now...

check out some of the inspiring combos people have made! i just recently discovered (and promptly joined) the Built by Us flickr group and it makes me urgently want to try all the patterns i still haven't gotten to yet.

Sewing 103 (Intermediate)

Four 2-hour classes $150 Wednesdays 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 6/11, 18, 25, 7/2

A tunic, top, or dress Built By You! The class will use Simplicity's Built By Wendy pattern 3964. This class is a perfect next step for the intermediate seamstress or someone interested in brushing up on their skills.

Materials: BBW/Simplicity pattern #3964, fabric (1 and 3/8 to 3 and 1/4 yards, depending on which variation of pattern, and width of fabric-- see back of pattern for details), optional: 7/8 yd of contrast fabric for yoke, thread to match body fabric (and contrast if using). Basic sewing supplies (see Sewing 101). *some variations also call for one pkg of 1/4" elastic

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