Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Hummingbird Top and Skirt Sewing Workshop with Cake Pattern's Designer StephC


Sew a Hummingbird skirt and top with the pattern designer!!

Join StephC, creator of indie label Cake Patterns, to sharpen your garment sewing skills with the Hummingbird Top and Skirt. This is a great opportunity to learn firsthand about Cake Patterns unique sizing system which allows you to create a customised fit based on your own measurements.

Cake Patterns focus is on fun, re-make-able basics for busy women - always with pockets!

Class Details
When: This course with consist of 4 lessons x 4 weeks (12hr total) starting Tuesday July 30
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Cost: $190The cost of the class includes a copy of the pattern but if you already own the pattern there is an option to deduct the cost of the pattern from the class price.

Sign up to the class here.

Hummingbird Woven Skirt
The Hummingbird woven skirt has no-gape panel pockets, back zipper and simple slim, straight waistband (~1" below natural waist). Skirt is suitable for a wide range of woven fabrics - Orange View skirt is shorter and simpler, a workhorse wardrobe staple in twills, canvases or denim. Pink View Skirt is a little fancier with a tail feather flounce and is suitable for non-bulky bottom weight fabrics with some drape.
Sneaky cute fabric inside skirt pockets

Hummingbird Peplum TopThe Hummingbird knit top features a horseshoe neckline, cap or elbow length sleeves and a seamless four-leaf-clover-shaped peplum. (You can also choose to remove the peplum and make a regular tee with the Hummingbird neckline.) The top is suited to a wide range of jersey fabrics with moderate stretch.

Hummingbird view pink skirt with green view top
The Hummingbird Separates have been a hit in the online sewing world, with over 100 participants in Steph's online Hummingbird Sew along class. You'll benefit from her skill and expertise while you learn:
  • knit fabric basics
  • binding necklines smoothly
  • all about ease and proportioning
  • invisible zipper insertion
  • hemming knits and wovens for a smooth, professional finish
  • understitching, seam finishes, and alternate zipper treatments
  • guidance for fitting and design ideas- it's all about you and your sewing!
Check out the Hummingbird Community page on Flickr to see more Hummingbird skirts and tops in action. 

- Ky 

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