BASIC Sewing & Patternmaking: JUBAH (Series of 5)

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If you’ve done some sewing but want to learn professional techniques, you are ready for this class. If you’re not familiar with the sewing machine, click here for our Fashion Sewing 101 class.


Welcome to our brand new class!

Total 15 hours

Disclaimer: The date that you booked may be postponed if that date has fewer than 2 student signups.

Once a week (same time each week) except for express courses.

All sewing tools & domestic sewing machines provided. You do not need to bring anything on the first class and will be briefed on the materials needed during the first class. 

Make it in ethnic or modern batik, in the most ornate prints, or in solid colours, this Juba is the perfect outfit for casual and formal outings. A class specially customized for those who would like to make their own Jubas, for themselves or for loved ones.

This course covers learning the skills to take measurements, followed by drafting in your measured size & sewing up the Juba. It is made up from a long dress top with long sleeves, rounded neckline & an invisible zipper fastening.

We will also cover how to manipulate your top fitting, flare, silhouette and lengths. Loaded with sewing techniques such as overlocking raw edges, finishing methods such as sewing with binding, installing concealed zipper & set-in sleeves.

Pick up basic dressmaking techniques with our easy-to-understand lessons in small-class sizes taught by friendly trainers.

New students will receive a complimentary set of 3 drafting rulers worth $30!

In addition to class hours, courses include ONE optional replacement class; additional studio time is charged at $30/hr .

What You’ll Learn:

  • Drafting your own pattern templates and taking body measurements from scratch.
  • Cutting & sewing your very own Juba.
  • How to operate domestic machines and use the tools necessary for sewing.
  • Hands-on stitching methods and effective sewing steps for dressmaking.
  • Fundamental understanding of drafting patterns, layout and cutting on-grain.

Classes start on time, please arrive 5 mins early if possible.

Minimum 2 pax. to start the class.

Individual & group workshops are available to book on request, please enquire. We also offer workshops not listed & can tailor them to suit your needs.


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