Advanced Beginner – Kimono Sewing Lab

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  • Session 1
    December 3, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 2
    December 10, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 3
    December 17, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Lightweight and fluid, the Kimono has evolved from being a traditional Japanese garment to finding mainstream appeal among today’s buzziest celebrities. Translated, the Japanese word “kimono” means “something to wear.” And thanks to its easy, versatile robe-like silhouette, the kimono is indeed “something to wear,” and with almost everything. A perfect wrap for the holidays or for your resort vacation.

Skills you will learn: The skills you will learn in this class are how to sew a lightweight fluid fabric and complete basic alterations.

Skills Expected: This sewing class is designed for the student who has some basic garment sewing experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. The course is 7.5 hours in total, divided up between 3 weekly classes. 

Materials needed: Fabric to purchase or bring your own. Fabric to purchase – please specify # of fabric print. Include fabric payment at check-out. BYO: Contact us for yardage based on your size. Fabric should be a silky lightweight woven with drape such as: Polyester or Rayon Crepe or Challis. No Border Prints.

Materials provided: Sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape, an iron and ironing board.

Minimum and max number of people for class: Min 3 / Max 6

Ages 16 and up are welcome to take this class.


Venue Phone: 716.406.4067

Venue Website:

1205 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, New York, 14216, United States