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Summit Selvage

7/02-7/16: Button Up Shirts Class

7/02-7/16: Button Up Shirts Class

Regular price $135.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $135.00 USD
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When: Tuesdays, July 2nd-July 16th (+optional 7/23 make up session), 5:30-8:30pm

About: Learn how to sew your own button up shirt! This class is an optional follow up for our June shirt pattern drafting class, or join now with a studio provided pattern! Short or long sleeve options. 

Skill Level: Sewing machine experience is helpful but not required. 


July 2nd: Choosing your pattern size + adjusting the pattern (or bringing in your class-drafted pattern), cutting out fabric, begin sewing shoulder seams and sleeves

July 9th: Finish sewing shoulder seams & sleeves. Add center front placket and collar

July 16th: Hem and add buttons. Add cuffs & pockets (optional)

July 23rd: Optional make up day                                     


    All materials and machines are provided, including a small selection of fabric, but feel free to bring your own if you'd prefer! 

    Fabric recommendations: You may need to purchase more if the fabric has an up/down pattern or texture. Suggested fabric: Anything woven and light-medium weight! Corduroy, chambray, shirting, linen blend, upcycled home textiles

    45" wide fabric/60" wide fabric for long sleeve:

    XXS-SM: 1.5yds/1.25yds

    MD-XL: 2yds/1.75yds

    2XL-4XL: 2.5yds/2.25yds

    5XL-7XL: 3yds/2.75yds


    Emelia (she/her) has been running Summit Selvage full time since August 2022 as a sewing instructor, tailor, designer, and clothing mender. Before that, she worked as a workwear designer and has enjoyed teaching others to sew for close to 10 years. 


    Summit Selvage is located on the corner of 1432 12th Ave and Pike St in Capitol Hill, Seattle. The entrance door code for the 12th Ave side will be sent out before class. The space is down the stairs and the last door on your left. The basement is shared with dance studios, and has unisex bathrooms on the third floor. Parking is a big challenge, but luckily we're 1 block from the 2, 12, and 11 bus stops, as well as .5 miles from the lightrail station.

    Covid: Masks are currently recommended 

    Ticket Policy: Your receipt is your ticket. Let me know if you're unable to make the class as soon as possible! Full refunds given up until 2 weeks before class time, class credit given two weeks to one week before class time.

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