Online Class

Learn to Sew: Pajama Pants


Learn basic garment construction skills as you sew pajama pants that look and feel fabulous!

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including Butterick 5153
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Nicole Vasbinder
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Start a beautiful new relationship with sewing and experience the satisfaction of creating your own garments! Join designer and instructor Nicole Vasbinder and take your first steps into garment construction with ample, expert support. During class, you'’ll learn the basic garment skills you need by sewing pajama pants: a fun, simple project that's perfect for beginners. Nicole will guide you step by approachable step through working with the included McCall's pattern, selecting fabric and measuring to choose the correct size. Then, you'’ll discover tips and tricks for cutting out fabric pieces, making simple fit adjustments and transferring any changes to your paper pattern. Plus, find out how to achieve clean seams, easily install an elastic waistband and end the class with techniques to create custom contrasting cuffs that you'’ll love!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Getting Started
Meet expert sewist Nicole Vasbinder as she highlights the techniques you'll learn to make pajama pants from start to finish. Ease into the process by familiarizing yourself with the info on a pattern envelope. Then, learn how to take accurate size measurements and select the right fabric.
2. Cutting Out Pattern & Fabric
3. Construction
4. Side Seams & Fit Check
5. Waistband
6. Sewing a Hem
7. Adding Contrast Cuffs

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Taught by

Nicole Vasbinder
Nicole Vasbinder
Nicole Vasbinder is a sewist and instructor who, over the past decade, has spread the joys of sewing to thousands in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Formerly a designer and merchandiser in the garment industry, she owns and operates a fabric store and modern sewing school, StitchCraft. You can find Nicole’s designs in her books, Sewing Solutions, Sewing Machine Secrets and Super Stitches Sewing.

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