Clothing Projects


Learn fundamentals of garment construction. Sewing a garment of your choice, measure, cut fabric, use interfacing and stabilizers, choose seam finishes and employ other essential sewing skills. Work with a commercial pattern appropriate for your skill level and leave with a finished garment. Students who take Beginning Clothing Design in the fall may continue with this class. Students are welcome to take this class more than once. Prerequisite: Basic Sewing. Limit 6 students

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Skill Level

All Levels




To the first class session, bring one or more sewing patterns you would to make (Please avoid formal gowns, suits & tailored jackets).

After choosing your pattern style and size in class, you will need:

  • Fabric, thread, and other notions needed for your project, as discussed in the first class.
  • Your sewing kit (scissors, pins, seam ripper, marking tools, measuring tape, etc)

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

Winter 2018

Section 1: 8 Wednesdays, 6:30–8:30pm
1W: Jan 3–Feb 21 (snow day make-up Feb 28)
Instructor: Taylor McVay


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