Sew to Grow's Bondi Top really is a perfect beginner top for a new garment sewist. The sizing is easy to understand and alter if needed. This top has a total of three pattern pieces and bias binding. You also get to learn how to do a simple pleat on the garment. This top will help you build confidence in your sewing and you will also learn my tricks for installing bias tape! And once you see how easy it is to sew with, you will be sewing it on everything!
Be ready to have a fun day of stitching up your very own Bondi Top by Sew to Grow!
Sewing Basics (or equal skill - can thread the machine, fill a bobbin, use seam allowance)
Demystifying Patterns (not a prerequisite but would be helpful!)
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
What you will learn:
Grainline of Fabric
Pattern sizing and placement
Finishing the raw edges
Working with Bias Tape (tips and tricks)
Ages: 14 + (adults are welcome & encouraged!)
Max Students: 4
Sewing Machine if you need one
Basic Sewing supplies needed, all supplies will stay at the studio after the class.
What you need to bring:
1.5 Yards - Main Fabric - PREWASHED & Ironed
.25 yards Contrast Fabric - PREWASHED & Ironed
Suitable Materials: - Voile, Rayon, Medium Weight Quilting Cotton, and medium weight knit (95%cotton/5%spandex)
Girl Charlee has a great selection!
Sewing Needle that is applicable to fabric weight and type
Sewing Kit (if you want to bring one - supplies will be on hand - scissors, pins, marking tools)
1 package (3 yds) 1 1/2” Single Fold Bias Binding - You want to match this to your thread color.
PURCHASE and PRINT/TAPE Together Pattern - Bondi Top - Sew To Grow
Printed Pattern at Studio - Limited supply in studio
Please bring snacks for yourself to eat throughout the class.
Please, no snacks with any type of nut as a precaution for all students.
This is a small group workshop to make sure the quality of the class is top-notch!