ABOUT LESSONS AND CLASSES

Discover the art of sewing and patternmaking with expert garment construction lessons in Sacramento and the Greater Northern Sacramento area! (Sacramento, Fair Oaks, Carmichael, Folsom, Orangevale, Roseville, Rocklin, Rancho Cordova, Citrus Heights, El Dorado Hills, Antelope, Loomis, Auburn)

Are you a fashion enthusiast and eager to create your own clothes? Perhaps you can never simply buy what you need in terms of fit or design? Whether you're a total beginner who's never touched a sewing machine or experienced but looking to refine and advance your skills, Haus of Vining's garment sewing lessons are perfect for you!

Why Choose Our Sewing Classes?

  • Personalized Instruction: Experienced professional instructor Ivy Vining offers tailored guidance to suit your skill level and goals, with an emphasis on long-term growth and success.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Learn everything from machine mastery and basic sewing techniques to advanced garment construction including pattern drafting and draping.
  • Flexible Scheduling: Convenient class times to fit your busy lifestyle, including weekends and evenings.
  • My Place or Yours: Work in instructor Ivy's fully equipped home studio in Orangevale, or have her come to you, (additional travel fees may apply for some locations).
  • You Don't Even Need To Own a Sewing Machine!: Work on one of Haus of Vining's BabyLock classroom machines, or use your own machine if you already have one.

What We Offer:

  • Machine Skills Classes: Learn the basics of threading and operating a new or used sewing machine you have purchased, as well as good practices for machine ownership. Machine Skills classes can typically be completed in one hour, and are not technique or project-based.
  • Beginner Garment Sewing Classes: Learn the fundamentals of sewing, including how to use a sewing machine, basic garment cutting and sewing techniques, and how to read and interpret a pattern.
  • Intermediate & Advanced Garment Sewing Classes: Master complex patterns, professional and couture-level finishing techniques, and customized fitting for your body.
  • Patternmaking: Learn pattern manipulation and fitting techniques to create your own customized one-of-a-kind garments from a basic pattern block.
  • Draping: Discover how to drape your fabric directly onto a dress form to bring your fashion ideas to life in 3-dimensional form.

Lesson Types and Pricing:

  • Private Lessons ($50/hr): One-on-one instruction for personalized learning and faster progress.
  • Lessons with a Friend ($80/hr): Combined instruction with your bestie for reduced rates.
  • Expert Consultation at Your Next Group Sew (Contact for Pricing): Instructor Ivy Vining will attend your next Sewcial gathering to provide guidance to you and your friend group on all those WIP's (works in progress).

Sign Up Now and Transform Your Sewing Dreams into Reality!

For more information or to schedule, e-mail hausofvining@gmail.com, or fill out the Contact Form below. If you would like to receive a phone call to discuss further, please be sure to provide your phone number and the best days/time to call.

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