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Basic Yoke Construction Class

In this 3 session class you will learn the basics of classic children's clothing yoke construction.You will put in an insert, attach sleeves, attach the collar and learn how to properly hem your garment.  
You must already have taken the smocking class or already know how to smock, it will not be taught during this class. 

Supplies to Buy:

-       Pattern: Collars, Etc. Yoke Dress 1  

-       Fabric: Determine dress size and sleeve type (Buy a little extra, 1/4 yd., for deeper hem depth.)

-       ¼ yd. Interfacing for Collar 

-       2 yds. Piping Cord

-       Optional: ½ yd. Contrasting Fabric for Piping and Collar

-       Aurifil Thread to match fabric


Bring with you to Class:

Sewing Machine with ALL FEET J

Empty Bobbin

New #70 Needle

General sewing supplies: scissors, seam gauge, sharp pens, fabric marker, hand needle, etc.


***Other Important Information:


Go ahead and trim the pattern size of choicebut Do not cut dress before class as part of class time has been set aside for that. 


Two weeks has been scheduled between the first class and second meeting to allow for smocking. Class two and three are spent on finishing the garment. You will learn children’s garment sewing techniques in this class to make you comfortable to sew many more Basic Yokes garments!! 

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:
Instructor: Susie Skinner

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.