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Personalized Top Fitting Class

Personalized Top pattern
  In this class you will learn how to apply your measurements to a S&S pattern that is geared for all types of fabrics.

The 1st class, we will take measurements, determine size, trace your pattern in the size you need and make the alterations in your pattern based on your measurements.  We will then cut the pattern out of Southern Belle Muslin.  You will sew the top at home using the following instructions:
       a.  Pin the shoulder seams together matching the ends, and sew with a 1/4" seam allowance from the shoulder edge to the neck edge.  You may have to stretch the front shoulder seam  a little to fit the back.
        b.  Pin the sleeve (right sides together with the garment) with the underarm point of the sleeve matching the under arm points of the garment.  Match the notch on the sleeve to the notch on the back body piece.  Sew with the sleeve on the bottom next to the feed dogs and the body on top, stretching the body to fit the sleeve.  This is a 1/4" seam allowance.
Repeat for the other sleeve.
        c.  Once you have both sleeves in place, pin the bottom of the back of the garment to the bottom of the front of the garment and sew 1/4" seam from the bottom of the shirt out through the end of the sleeve.  Repeat for the other side.
        d.  Sew a stay-stitch (12 stitches per inch) 1/4" from the edge of the neckline.

The 2nd class, you will bring back your mock-up muslin top and your pattern and we will fine tune your mock-up to you and note any changes that need to be made to the fit.  Then you will be able to take your pattern home and make your first top.

You will need:
1.  Easy sew pattern tracing material
2.  Medium point ball point pen
3. A Fashion ruler can be helpful
4.  Tape measure
5.  Scissors (fabric scissors)
6.  Pins
7.  1 1/2 yards Southern Belle muslin.

Skill Level: beginner
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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.