Coming January 30th – The Ultimate Blouse Class
Online And At Your Own Pace!
Join us on your sewist journey and make gorgeous blouses. To keep up-to-date on class announcements and lots of other great stuff, be sure to sign up for our newsletter.
Welcome to our sewing classes and trips! We have private and group, in-person and online classes to cover all your sewing needs.
We have several trips in the works, once we can travel safely again. Shopping in New York City’s Garment District and visiting all the amazing stores including Mood is always a great trip. We also have a trip to London in the works for 2022 which will include shopping at the iconic Liberty of London and many other posh spots.
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Private Online Classes
Do you struggle with an area of sewing? Are you stuck when it comes to putting in an invisible zipper? Do you have difficulty reading pattern instructions? Need some assistance with your first set of sleeves? Part of your garment just doesn’t fit right? I can help you with these any other garment sewing issues you are struggling to correct.
- Private three hour 1-to-1 Zoom Sewing Classes with a pre-class coaching call included
- Private one hour 1-to-1 Zoom Sewing Classes
Or Email me at BarrettsCustomDesign@gmail.com to plan a private lesson.
Sew a Lined Tote Bag Paper Pattern – Available on Etsy at Sewing With Sandi
Sew a Lined Tote Bag Step-by-Step Video Class – Sew a long as we create a custom lined tote bag
Looking forward to seeing you in the studio soon.
Assabet After Dark Classes
- Sew a Trendy Minky Infinity Scarf – February 4, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Zoom
- Beginner Sewing – Coming this Spring
- Sew A Sheath Dress – Coming this Spring
Free Online Classes
How To Read The Back Of A Garment Pattern Envelope – This free online video class will help you determine the difference between body measurements and finished garment measurements, how to determine the amount of fabric to by, and how the big four pattern companies along with some independent pattern companies display their pattern information.
There are lots of great free sewing tips and techniques at Barrett’s Custom Design on YouTube
Looking forward to planning some trips soon including a New York City Shopping Trip and a London Shopping, Dining, and Show Stopping Trip.
The Brother CSi6000 is a fantastic machine for beginners and intermediate sewists. It is so reasonably priced that it will pay for itself with only a minimal amount of sewing and you won’t have the frustration of using your mom/grandmom/aunt’s machine.
If you are in the market for a basic serger, this Brother DZ1234 Serger offers some great features.
Whatever your skill level, we are here to help you. We offer scheduled group classes, drop-in groups and private lessons.
If you have any questions about our sewing classes or trips, feel free to contact me at BarrettsCustomDesign@gmail.com
I’m looking forward to chatting with you about your sewing plans.
PS Check out the Products We Love – there are lots of great books and tools in the list.