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Queer Sewing Circle

Class Description

In celebration of Pride month, Patchwork is hosting a workshop for LGBTQIA+ folks interested in exploring sewing across the gender spectrum. This workshop is designed for those interested in shopping for, altering, sewing, and/or designing clothing that fits both their body and their gender identity. In this casual afternoon sewing soiree, we'll discuss the historical intersections of gender and fashion, share tips for shopping for your shape, and explore techniques for clothing alterations. This workshop is open to sewists and crafty folks of all levels, though some experience using a sewing machine is recommended. Participants will spend the afternoon developing new projects, getting help with current projects, and socializing with other queer folks who love to sew! Bring a few projects and ideas and have fun! Suggestions: - Clothing you'd like to alter to better suit your gender - Sketches of clothing you'd like to make for yourself - Curiosity about your personal style and a notebook to start figuring it out - Images of your favorite looks to make a personalized mood board or zine - Anything else clothing/gender focused you'd like to work on

  • From 10 US dollars

Available spots

Class Meetings

Cancelation Policy

Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours (2 days) before the start of your class to receive a full refund. We are unable to offer refunds within the 48 hour period, though you are welcome to send somebody else in your place if you can't attend. Just let us know! If you need to cancel, please reach out to us at Since spaces are limited, we are unable to offer refunds for cancellation at any time for classes taught by guest or visiting teachers. Most classes require a minimum of two students to run. If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment, you'll be notified 24 hours before the start of class and will receive a full refund.

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