Sew a Blackwood Cardigan - February 23

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Sew A Blackwood Cardigan!

Date and Time:
Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM (1hr lunch included)

Location: Blackbird Fabrics Studio, 1330 Napier Street, Vancouver BC. 
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Instructor: Helen Wilkinson, Helen's Closet Patterns

About the Class

Learn to sew a gorgeous closure-free, layering friendly cardigan, perfect for all looks and styles and versatile for every season. Students will learn step-by-step how to make the Blackwood Cardigan from the pattern designer herself. We will go over everything you need to know to make a perfect cardigan, including:

  • Choosing your correct size. 
  • Tips for working with knit fabrics.
  • Working with a serger machine.
  • Applying knit patch pockets.
  • Sewing knit cuffs and hems.
  • Tip for professional finishing techniques.

Class fee includes:

  • 6 hours of class time
  • A kit containing two meters of sweater knit fabric, clear elastic, printed sewing pattern, and a link for the PDF sewing pattern & instructions. 
  • Lunch and refreshments for your snacking pleasure.
  • The use of our class sewing machines and tools - there is no need for you to bring anything!
  • The opportunity to purchase our fabrics in person, at a 15% discount! 

This pattern is designed for an advanced beginner. For this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a domestic sewing machine. Experience using knit fabrics will improve your experience in the class, but is not required. 
This class is intended for sewists over the age of 16. 

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