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Beginner Fashion Sewing, Part 1

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 Part 1 of the class to construct comfortable pajama bottoms. Part 2 of the class will focus on more sophisticated techniques to create a thoughtfully tailored pajama top.

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

Thursday January 25, 1 - 5 pm & Thursday Febrary 1, 1 – 5 pm (2 sessions, 8 hours total)

NOTE: Call or visit us to Sign up for both Part 1 and Part 2 of the 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!

  • Pattern: Carolyn Pajamas by Closet Core Patterns (size 0 to 20); Included with class fee
  • Sewing Machine with all purpose foot; bring all your accessories and manual just in caseWoven Light to Medium Weight Fabric – requirements stated on pattern
  • 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
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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