Courses and Descriptions

PDEV-9049Sewing a Kimono

You will cut & sew your Kimono and gain experience with your fabric which can be any weight and fiber content. The Kimono is created from rectangular shapes and when worn has an elegance and unique drape. You will learn pattern preparation, fabric layout techniques and methods for sewing various seam types. A knotted band detail, optional curved hem edges, great techniques for lining sleeves and many other helpful ideas will add to your sewing joy. Each student will work from a pattern (Sizes S to XL4).

Pattern Preparation: the pattern will be ready for you at the start of the class. Please bring good paper scissors, pencil and ruler.

Sewing Supplies to bring: Sewing machine (along with presser feet, foot control and machine cord). Optional to bring serge if you wish. Fabric scissors, pins, pin cushion, hand sewing needles, tape measure, machine needles, machine twin needles (Optional), and  thread in matching colour to fashion fabric.

Fabrics needed: Select a woven fabric.  Choose from cotton, linen, rayon, polyester, silk or a blend of any.  Ideas for fabrics could include flannel, quilting cottons, chambray or evening fancy fabrics too.  Bring a complimentary or contrasting fabric if you would like to line the sleeves.  If you have a variety of fabrics, bring them all and we could make choices together at the workshop.  Please consider avoiding fabrics that fray excessively.  Yardage required for all sizes is 3M of 115cm (45") wide fabric OR 2M of 150 cm (60") wide fabric.

The kit fee is included.

Textbooks and Booklists

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