Sewing & Patternmaking 101 : T-Shirt (Series of 3)

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If you’re not familiar with the sewing machine, click here for our Fashion Sewing 101 class.

Calling all ladies & guys who want to learn to make your own clothes and not sure where to start- This is the perfect course for you! Yes, we offer guys’ sizing too.

3 session course total 10.5 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)

All materials, sewing tools & domestic sewing machines provided. 

This starter course in Sewing & Patternmaking covers drafting & sewing a T-shirt in your own size – this course will involve learning how to take accurate measurements and drawing your own bodice and sleeve templates to suit your own sizing! Now, that’s what we call the perfect size.

You will learn how to handle stretch fabric and sew up a round or V-neck T-shirt, all with the use of a domestic sewing machine and an overlocking machine. Sewing techniques covered include overlocking raw edges, attaching a collar, installing set-in sleeves and hemming tricks for stretch fabrics!

Pick up sewing & patternmaking with our easy-to-understand lessons in small-class sizes taught by friendly trainers.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Taking body measurements accurately
  • Drafting your bodice and sleeve template based on your size measurements
  • Tips & tricks on how to handle stretch fabrics
  • Foundational understanding of drafting patterns, layout and cutting on-grain.
  • Cutting & sewing your very T-shirt complete with sleeves and a collar

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

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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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  1. Angeline Goh

    Afternoon time slot

    Hi, i am really interested in the tee shirt sewing class but i cant make any of the given slots… any chance for an afternoon time slot?

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    • FMS


      Hi Angeline,

      In that case you may email with your preferred timeslots and we will see if we can create a class with sufficient sign-ups :)

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