two 2.5-hour classes // $175 + supplies
learn to fit and sew a simple retro-style blouse. Gretchen Hirsch of Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing will take you through all the steps to sewing her 50s-era Portrait Blouse, a flattering scoop-neck top that will become a wardrobe staple. you’ll have your blouse fitted by Gretchen, and then you’ll learn lots of techniques: baby hems, facings, a lapped side zipper, understitching, working with tricky fabrics, and more! this class is suitable for advanced beginners and above and can be customized for different skill levels.