Advanced Beginner - Drawstring Shorts
- Advanced Beginner
The Drawstring Shorts from Peppermint Mag are an essential "memade" garment for your summer wardrobe! These shorts comfortable and Casual with a paperbag waist detail and pockets! This is a great learning garment or ideal for the confident sewist wanting to maximize her handmade wardrobe. Want a complete summer outfit? Our Advanced Beginner - Ogden Cami or Unisex Shirt classes are the perfect compliments!
This is a 3 hour class.
Note: To save time and space for your fellow sewists, cut your pattern out before class so that you can jump right in to sewing. We will mail your pattern approximately two weeks before class to give you time to cut out. If you want to collect your pattern in person, just let us know in the notes at check out. We encourage you to contact the shop before class if you need help cutting out your fabric.
Skills you will learn
The skills you will learn in this class are how to add pockets, sew a paperbag waist, and insert a drawstring.
You've taken one of our intro to sewing classes or have the equivalent amount of experience. You have some basic garment sewing experience such as a pullover top or a-line skirt. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You've sewn within the last 2 years. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
Materials needed: Recommended fabrics are medium weight woven fabrics such as linen, cotton canvas, and twill. See the pattern yardage for your size.
Materials provided: The Drawstring Shorts sewing pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape, an iron and ironing board. The instructions / layout plans for cutting out can be found here.
Minimum and max number of people for class: Min 3 / Max 8