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Before signing up for a class, please check the schedule and read this cancellation policy carefully.  To be fair to all concerned, teacher and other students, we must remain firm in our registration and cancellation policies. Registration price is to be paid in full at time of booking, prior to class start date, using e-Transfer, cash or cheque, or on-line with charge card and PayPal.   

No refunds will be given unless the class is cancelled by the sewing instructor, or participant cancels 72 hours prior to the class start date (less $75 service fee). Copy Cut Sewing Studio reserves the right to cancel any class or workshop if participation level is below the minimum (2).  In that case, affected registrants will be offered enrolment in a future, equivalent class to be fulfilled within the next 3 months.


 Beginner Basics  -  Level 1

A great way to begin something new - learn to sew.  Or, revisit skills that have long been dormant and start anew. Learn the ins and outs of sewing machines, sew a myriad of samples of various techniques needed to complete a Kimono robe. The pattern, fabric, and all supplies are included in the registration fee.

​ 4 weeks, 2.5 hrs/week, 8-10 hours - a prerequisite to Basics Level 2.

Level 2

Learn more detailed techniques while constructing a pair of pants (zipperless) for men or women. Pattern, fabric and all notions needed are included in the registration fee. 'Sew' much fun!

4 weeks, 2.5 hrs/week, 8-10 hours - prerequisite to Level 3.

Level 3

We will get even more serious with tips, tricks, and techniques in this class.  Once again, pattern, fabric, and everything else is part of the registration to make a shirt or blouse. You will insert sleeves, attach collars and make button holes in this project.  A real confidence builder!

4 weeks, 2.5 hrs/week, over 4 weeks.

Beyond the Basics  - Level 4

The finishing details are dealt with now including zippers, in order to get the most professionally made, better than retail look on any garment including Knits and stretchy fabrics.  We will learn more finite details needed to create a virtual wardrobe of garments. Everything needed is included.

10 hours, 2.5 hrs per week, over 4 weeks.  Only prerequisite is to be a confident sewer. 

Serger 101  -  Sergers are not supplied.

Want to sew knits or learn all the magic capabilities of a serger.  Maybe the intricate threading system scares you. Join in on this 3 hour session and make your serger sing.  How it works, what makes it work, balancing and adjusting tensions, what you can do with it when it is working right will all become clear. Besides the machine, you will need the operating manual specific to it. Threads and notions will be supplied.

Serger 102 - prerequisite, Serger 101 recommended

If you are already familiar with and comfortable using your Serger, this class will give you more in-depth knowledge.  There is so much you can do with a serger that you will likely use it more than not.  Besides sewing knit fabrics, learn flat locking seams that look like ready to wear, perfect rolled hems for fine fabrics and gorgeous table linens, tons of decorative stitches to customize your projects, plus  'oh sew' much more.

4-5 weeks, 3 hrs/week, 12-15 hours.


Fitting garments

A  private session for up to two sewers at a time to ensure this most difficult aspect of sewing is made easier can be arranged. Or, if extra help is needed to make alterations in a garment you are making, a private session can be set up. E Mail for more details.

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