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Sew! Let's Get Dressed!

Garment sewing is making a comeback.  People want to have some unique pieces in their wardrobe.  Learn the  basics and more in this club. 

February - Garment Sewing Basics - take a look at tools, machine settings, patterns and more to increase your garment sewing confidence.

April - Fabric Facts for Successful Clothes - Consider a variety of fabrics and what types of clothes each fabric is designed for.  Think about the effect of lycra on fabric and the interfacings and underlinings.

June - Basic Wardrobe Sewing - Master the techniques for developing patterns and sewing unlined wardrobe basics.  Check out the seam finishes and supports that are perfect for summer sewing.

August - Creativity through Repetition - Tweak a dependable pattern as you stitch up more and more garments.  Repetition allows you to try out new fabrics and be assured of fitting success.

October - Zippers, when why, where and how.- Check out a wide variety of zippers and see how they are inserted into garments and where they are best making a statement, where they are best invisible.

December - Holiday Sewing, Fabrics and techniques to create garments and gifts for festive occasions. 

Rae has been creating custom clothing professionally for more than 20 years. During that time she has received many awards and accolades for her skill and creativity. For more than 10 years, Rae has also been creating wearable art jackets, perfecting the fit for her many clients in the Baltimore area.


Rae is also a nationally respected teacher, and is a contributor to Threads Magazine and Sew News Magazine.


Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Rae Cumbie

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.


  • Daily 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Fridays until 9 PM
  • Sundays 12 PM - 5 PM
  • *Also open until 9 PM when evening classes are in session -- call to confirm


  • Telp: 301-527-0598
  • 15926 Luanne Drive
  • Gaithersburg, MD 20877