By popular demand Mood U Sewing School is now offering a specialised class in sewing with stretch knit fabrics! With some basic sewing experience already, students will be guided through constructing garments out of stretch knit fabrics. We suggest this class for intermediate level students.
Students will learn more about, pattern layout, fabric cutting, garment construction, and finishing techniques for garment construction. Everything from taking measurements, to finishing your stretch knit garment the correct way! This class is a perfect opportunity for you to realise your sewing dreams and enjoy the creative process of making clothes.
Course Fee includes:
6 weeks of hands-on professional sewing instruction taught by our team of experts
1 computerized sewing machine assigned to each student every class for 6 weeks
1 commercial pattern from selection of pre-approved intermediate level patterns
Current pattern selection:
- Mens Jogger | BURDA | 6718
- Mens Sweater | BURDA | 6719
- Dress 1 | VOGUE | V8921
- Dress 2 | VOGUE | V9047
- Womens Top | VOGUE | V9128
All pattern selection is subject to change without notice.
Students will also need their Mood U Sewing Kit which can be purchased in-store for approximately $145.00, or you may purchase required supplies individually as needed.
MOOD U SEWING KIT
Mood Vinyl Carrier Bag (Free with Purchase of Sewing Kit)
The Reader's Digest "New Complete Guide to Sewing" Book
Mood U Tote Bag Pattern
Mood Fabrics Apron
2 Spools Gutermann All-Purpose Thread (contrasting colors)
Sewing Machine Bobbins
Straight Pins (color ball pins)
18" x 2" Clear Plastic Ruler
Tailor's Chalk (blue & white)
Hand Sewing Needles (assorted pack)
Sharp or Universal Sewing Machine Needles Size 14 or 16
Fabric yardage will be determined by the pattern you choose
- fabric will be discussed with your instructor during the first class in week 1 and will need to be purchased before your class in week 2
Do i need to know how to use a sewing machine for this class?
Yes. We suggest that students taking this class haev some basic machine sewing experience.
What is the age requirement for this class?
16+ for adult classes, and 9-15 for kids classes.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Mood Fabrics and Mood U are conveniently located close to many subway stations, all within a 5-10min walk.
A/C/E at 34th St
1/2/3 at 34th St
N/Q/R at 42nd St
7 at Hudson Yards/34th St
Street parking in Midtown Manhattan is not recommended. There are multiple parking stations nearby should you wish to drive.
Can I bring my own supplies from home?
All required supplies are included in the Mood U Sewing Kit. No outside supplies are permitted in class.
Can I still sign up if I have to miss one of the six classes?
Absolutely! The classes are structured to complete a part of your project week by week, however if you should miss a class the Mood U team will work with you to get back on track with your project.
We also offer 2 sessions of Open Sewing Lab every Wednesday, 3:00PM-5:00PM and 5:00PM-7:00PM should you need extra time. Tickets can be purchased on our website, or in the school.
Can I get a refund if I have to cancel?
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Mood Fabrics has a no returns & no exchange policy on items purchased in store (eg: sewing kits, fabric and other supplies)
Do I have to bring my own sewing machine?
No, we provide each student with a sewing machine.
How do I know what level I should start at?
Beginner level classes are for students who have no previous experience, or have a little experience but have not created any projects in a while and wish to refresh their beginner knowledge.
Intermediate level classes are for students who have had some experience with simple projects and wish to take their skills to the next level.
Advanced level classes are for students who have had a reasonable amount of experience and wish to learn a higher level of skill.
All of our classes at every level are very social and a lot of students continue to return to keep learning but also to enjoy the social aspect.
Can I switch classes?
We ask you to choose a class time that works best with your weekly schedule. Switching classes is not always possible, however we will always try to accommodate requests when asked.
Is your question not answered here? Please contact Athene at firstname.lastname@example.org for anything else you wish to know about Mood U.