Shearwater Kaftan by make it perfect
A loosely fitted top that features sleeve tabs. Looks great with Double Gauze or Voile.
Class by Rebecca Shelly Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, January 9th & 16th 5-9 pm Set up station at 4:30
You can get 20% off for supplies for the class at HRQ
Supplies: Sewing Machine,
Clover ¾” bias tape maker,
New Universal needle,
French curve ruler,
Shearwater Kaftan Pattern,
Pattern Weights Pins,
Iron and Ironing Board,
3/4” Wide buttons,
Fabric marking pen or chalk,
Rotary Cutter, mat ruler,
Red dot tracing paper (1 Yard)
Thread to match fabric,
Flexible measuring tape,
Fabric Scissors and seam ripper
Hand sewing needle
Serger (One will be in the classroom for use during class)
Use your Bust measurement to determine your garment size. The pattern will tell how much fabric to bring for your size. Fabric recommendations: Bust size: Amount needed (44” wide): Cotton Voile x-small: 34” 70” (Or two yards) Double Gauze Small: 36” 70” “ Rayon Medium: 38” 70” “ Soft Linen Large: 40” 100” (Or two and 3/4th yards) Lawn X-large: 42” 100” “ Silk (Honey Run just got some great new Voile from Art Gallery Fabrics!)
-Fabric needs to be washed and dried! (This is very important for the proper fit of the garment. Fabric can shrink a lot and better to be safe than sorry. Silks may lose some luster but you will probably want to wash and dry the garment after wearing.)
Day One: -We will be going over the pattern and adjusting the sizing to fit your specific body measurements. -Once pattern is prepared, I will share how to sew this shirt. -I will also share some options that can be added for the top. Begin sewing of project. Homework: If you don't have your pieces of your final fabric cut yet, do so. Bring these to the next class.
Day Two: -Finish Shirt -Create option two with different material if interested.
After the class: I will be creating a “Fitting 101” class that will take these patterns and go into how to fit them even more. Once you take this class, you can take the next level and fit the pattern even closer!
I have also created a Facebook Group for us to be able to share our projects together. Just search “Make clothes that fit.” Looking forward to sharing my love of sewing garments with you! -Rebecca