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Beginner Fashion Sewing, Level 1: Pajama Bottoms (for teens & adults)

Start learning to sew garments and clothing for yourself or your family! Using the "Carolyn Pajama" pattern, this multi-session class is geared for new sewers to develop the skills and techniques to build the foundation for successful garment construction.

Join us for Level 1 to construct comfortable pajama bottoms and learn the basics of pattern reading and garment construction.
Level 2 (purchased separately) will focus on more sophisticated techniques to create a thoughtfully tailored pajama top.

Sign up for both and get started sewing your own clothes!

Level 1: Part 1 - measuring, pattern reading, layout & cutting
Level 1: Part 2 - garment construction
2 sessions, 8 hours total

NOTE: Call or visit us to Sign up for both Level 1 and Level 2 of Beginner Fashion Sewing and save $25!

Please see our Class Guidelines and Policies before registering.

Supply List

All supplies and notions available at Embellish, unless otherwise noted. We are happy to offer a 10% discount on class supplies, and a one time 20% discount on rulers, rotary cutters, and cutting mats; please remind us at the cash desk!

  • Sewing machine with all purpose foot; bring all your accessories and manual just in case
  • Woven light to medium weight fabric – requirements stated on pattern
  • Thread to match/coordinate with fabric
  • Waistband elastic (pants)?– 1.8 m
  • Thread to match/coordinate with fabric
  • Universal sewing machine needle – Size 80 or 90
  • Fabric scissors?
  • Craft scissors
  • Thread snips
  • Marking pen (heat sensitive frixion pen)
  • Pins and/or wonder clips; pattern weights are nice to weight pattern for cutting pattern pieces
  • Hand sewing needle?
  • Ruler
  • Hot hemmer (nice to have)
  • Large Safety Pin
Pattern included in class fee: Carolyn Pajamas by Closet Core Patterns (size 0 to 20)

NOTE: Embellish stocks Easy Pattern Interfacing for tracing patterns if you wish to preserve your pattern and trace your size.

Please label your supplies!

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:
Instructor: Sarah Norris Andrews
Includes pattern by Closet Core

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

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