Construction Basics: Darts! Class (Intermediate - Sewing)


Explore the foundation of garment constructions basics classes with this new darts class.  This is where the magic of sewing starts!  Taking a flat, two-dimensional piece of fabric and transforming it into a three-dimensional garment to cover the curves of our bodies.  We will explore different ways to mark and sew darts to get a polished finish to your garments.  How to properly press them to get a smooth pucker free result.

Please note that this class is for learning the skills only and you will not have a finished project at the end of this class.  However, you will have samples for future reference.


  • How to thread and use a sewing machine
  • How to wind a bobbin
  • How to construct simple seams
  • Be familiar with basic sewing terminology
  • Familiar with basic garment construction

You will learn:

  • Marking darts
  • Sewing darts two different ways
  • Pressing darts to get a smooth pucker free finish
  • How to move darts on your pattern for a better fit
  • Basic darts
  • Double pointed or fishtail darts
  • Balanced darts time permitted  

We will provide:

  • Muslin
  • Thread
  • Use of a sewing machine during class
  • Any tools necessary during class 

You will need:

  • Nothing!

A list of our class policies can be found here. 

Minimum registration is 3. Maximum is 5.

This class is being taught by: Bea