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Mon, Feb 06



How to Use Sewing Patterns with Eliza West (Four Sessions)

This advanced beginner class will teach you how to sew garments from patterns, using a gender neutral shirt/jacket pattern. $139

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How to Use Sewing Patterns with Eliza West (Four Sessions)
How to Use Sewing Patterns with Eliza West (Four Sessions)

Time & Location

Feb 06, 2023, 6:00 PM – Mar 06, 2023, 9:00 PM

Montpelier, 68 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA


About the event

IMPORTANT NOTE: This class meets in four sessions, from 6:00-9:00 PM on February 6, 13 & 27 and March 6 (note no class on President's Day, 2/20). Registration from this page covers all four sessions.

Level: Advanced beginner. It is recommended that you be confident using a sewing machine.

Ages: 16+

We provide: Expert instruction and use of a sewing machine and basic tool kit.

You bring: A copy of the Friday Pattern Company Ilford Jacket pattern, plus fabric and notions as specified by the pattern. See the pattern envelope or ask Notion staff for fabric recommendations. Registered participants receive 10% off class supplies purchased at Notion.

Total instruction time: 12 hours over 4 sessions

Cost: $139

Does the idea of sewing clothes make your brain hurt? In this class, we’ll sew a gender-neutral shirt-jacket using the Ilford Jacket pattern from Friday Pattern Company. You'll discover that you, too, can master the alchemy of transforming two-dimensional fabric to fit your three-dimensional body. We'll start with reading the pattern and selecting your size, and learn essential garment fitting principles and finishing techniques along the way. You'll finish the class with a stylish and versatile that you won't believe you made yourself!

Limited to 6 participants. Requires 3 participants to run. In the event of cancellation due to low enrollment, registered participants will receive notice and a refund 3 days prior to the scheduled start date of the series.

Notion operates on Western Abenaki land. Please note our sewing studio space is on the second floor with no elevator access. We sincerely apologize for any difficulty this creates. Don't hesitate to contact us with questions at

COVID-19 safety statement: This class will take place indoors with as much physical distancing as is feasible to provide quality hands-on instruction. Masks are required for all, regardless of vaccination status. Our staff is fully vaccinated. You will be updated via email if our health and safety procedures change.


I understand that participation in this class/event may include inherently dangerous activities, including but not limited to the use of scissors, rotary cutting blades, pins, needles, and other sharp implements; the use of motorized sewing machines with sharp, fast-moving parts; and the use of hot steam irons and other electrified and/or high-temperature equipment. I agree to exercise appropriate care when participating and to refrain from participating if I am taking medication or am under the influence of any substances with any tendency to affect negatively my motor skills or level of care and attention. I release from all claims, demands, liability, right or causes of action of whatsoever kind and waive my right to sue Notion LLC, their employees, officers, members, and agents from any and all claims in any way connected with any injury, illness (including death), or economic loss I may suffer or which may result from my participation in this class/event. If registering on behalf of a minor child, I acknowledge that I am their parent or legal guardian and agree to their participation and to the above liability waiver on their behalf.



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