Fashion Sewing 302A – Menswear Casual Shirt (Series of 4)

Skill level:



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.

4 session workshop total 12hrs

Once a week (same time each week)

All sewing tools & domestic sewing machines provided.

Fabric & buttons not included –  Non-stretch cotton fabrics recommended.

For your first class, please bring along 6 buttons & 2.5 metre of non-stretch cotton fabric.

( The Finished-Shirt Fits Chest Measurements: 36″ – 41″ )

**IMPT: If your measurements falls more than 3cm of this range, please call us at 8139 7787 or email us at at least 1 week before the class start date to create a customised draft. Additional charges may apply.

Menswear: Mandarin stand-collar shirt with half-placket & short sleeves.

A season-less staple, this classic popover top is a laid-back favorite. We’ve re-invented this style with a Mandarin band stand-collar; Equal parts smart and casual. 

The shirt comes with half placket button detailing & short sleeves perfect for our tropical weather. Easy-to-wear and versatile, this shirt will face endless rotation in your wardrobe! 

Learn pattern-reading & cutting techniques + how to assemble & add finishing touches to this classic mens’ workday favourite.

In this 3 session workshop chock full of tricks-of-the-trade, you will also get to use a domestic serger to overlock edges, plus how to lay & cut patterns, prep + install a stand collar and sleeves, assemble a half-placket button front closure and hemming techniques.

What You’ll Learn

  • Using tools necessary for sewing.
  • Basic understanding of reading patterns & applying their uses.
  • Pattern laying & cutting.
  • Handling & usage of domestic overlock and sewing machine.
  • Clean-finishing fabric edges.
  • Prep + assembly of stand collar
  • Insert half-button placket shirt front.
  • Prepping and attaching short sleeves.
  • Buttonhole assembly via machine.
  • Seaming & top-stitching & hemming techniques

Classes start on time, please arrive 5 mins early if possible. Please note that if you require more than the stipulated class time, there will be an additional $15/hr (GST incl.) charge for a make up session done on a separate day.

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.

Our 300 Fashion Sewing Series is designed for the beginning sewist who is ready to apply their new skills and techniques to making garments. It can also be a refresher class for basic techniques!

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