If you need help taking your sewing from ok to runway ready, you are in the right place. Below you will find lots of great options for our sewing classes and memberships.
Our membership classes include live monthly instructional videos and Q&A sessions (which are recorded for your convenience). Quarterly Sew Alongs using seasonal appropriate patterns which are chosen by members. And 1-1 Zoom meetings to get you through any sewing road blocks.
All About Zippers
Learn how to insert any kind of zipper into your garment easily. We will discuss how tos, tips and tricks, and everything else you need to know to get your zippers humming along.
Live June 18 @ 4:00 pm (recording available)
Bring on all your sewing questions. I will help you through your sewing road blocks.
Live June 26 @ 9:00 am (recording available)
The Sheath Dress
This is the best dress pattern you will ever make. Once it is fit to your body – you can make it over and over. Perfect for a summer barbeque or glitzed up for a wedding, it is the dress pattern you will love to make.
Recording Available September 4, 2022
In Person Classes
- Assabet After Dark, Beginner Sewing – Begins September 20 – Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8:30 pm
- Assabet After Dark, Intermedia Sewing – Begins November 3 – Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8:30 pm
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.
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
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.
Learn to Sew – Sewing 101 is a great place to start your sewing journey.
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.
I’m looking forward to chatting with you about your sewing plans.
If you have any questions about our sewing classes or trips, feel free to contact me at BarrettsCustomDesign@gmail.com
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