Sewing classes with Cherice Taylor - kids teens and adults in Chicago
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Fashion Sewing & Design School for Adults, Teens and Kids in Chicago, IL

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Teen Sewing Classes

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ou are unique and creative...  so why not your CLOTHES too?

Learn how to sew and design your own clothes using the Kids Can Sew® and Fashion Design program for teens ages 13 - 17. In these classes, you will learn all the sewing basics:

  • Operation of the Sewing Machine
  • Fabric Layout
  • Cutting
  • Casings
  • Hemming
  • Facings and Much More!

Each student will receive a pattern pack filled with projects designed for the first time sewer. Master the techniques by learning how to sew these basic projects; then express yourself and have fun by choosing your own fabric, adding your own details,
trims, etc... be creative, be trendy, be YOU.

Wait... don’t just stop with the basics. Continue developing your sewing skills with Making It SewFun® as you learn how to use store bought patterns featuring trendy teen fashions.
 

Why Should You Learn to Sew?

  • You could design and sew one-of-a-kind garments
  • You could make money doing alterations and mending
  • You could help those in need by sewing projects for charitable organizations
  • Knowing how to sew could jump-start a career in Dressmaking, Fashion Design, Home Decorating, or Textiles
  • Sewing is a skill that will last for a lifetime that will boost your creativity; develop patience and problem solving skills
     

Teen Class Descriptions

Teens Level #1 (11 Projects)

Learn the basics: operation of the sewing machine, fabric layout, cutting, elastic casings, hemming, facings and much more. Projects include: back slit denim skirt, boat neck blouse, nightshirt, pants, round neck blouse, shorts, draw string bag, hair bunchie, lipstick holder, belt and notions bag.

After all the projects in Level 1 are completed, you can re-design the basic patterns from your original sketches. Easy-to-sew store bought patterns are introduced as well. Then graduate in to the You Can Make It program where you will learn advanced sewing skills for ages 18 and up.

Class fee includes:

  • 1st Pattern Pack with 7 – 9 months of projects
  • Sewing machines
  • Sewing equipment and tools
  • 1 hour instruction
     
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