Skill Builders 1: Using Sewing Patterns



Skill Builders 1:  Using Sewing Patterns


Learn to read and use commercial sewing patterns through a series of short exercises.  Fit a pattern to your measurements, cut a pattern piece and complete an exercise in following pattern instructions with pre-cut fabric pieces. Inventory your current skills and identify skills to learn and practice to achieve your sewing goals.  

Mastery of basic sewing machine use is a required pre-requisite for the pattern use class.  

1.5 hours


Skills Learned:

  • Standard pattern markings;

  • Personalized fit;

  • Cutting;

  • Reading instructions;

  • Vocabulary;

  • Putting the pieces together - practice following the directions.


Take Home:

  • Document detailing skills learned

(paper and electronic) including links to

Specific tutorials.

  • A sample pattern annotated.

  • Sewing Sample.


Instructor, Carol Zamonski


Skill Level: Beginner
Materials Included: Materials included
Requirements: Mastery of basic sewing machine (Sewing Machine Basics or equivalent).
Instructor: Carol Zamonski
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