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Self-Paced Garment Construction Lab with Teri

In this Self-Paced 3 hour class you will being sewing any garment you want. Teri will be in the classroom for all your sewing questions offering expertise sewing advice and help with understanding your garment pattern instructions when needed. This is not an alterations class it is for new garments.

  • Teri will assist you with your sewing questions as you sew your garments.
  • Each of you will work on your individual sewing garments.
Do the following techniques stop you from sewing? These are a few of the areas that Teri will guide you in.
  • How and where to sew on buttons?
  • Buttonholes seem hard?
  • How do you properly gather a sleeve?
  • What is the proper way to interface a collar, cuffs and waistband?
  • Zippers yikes!
  • These pattern instructions are confusing!

Class supply instructions will be mailed out 2 - 3 weeks before class. These communications will be sent out via our newsletter system. Please don't delete them or you will not have the information needed for the class.

Please review our class policies before registering:

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
This Self-Paced Garment Construction Lab with Teri is for all levels but you must already know how to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, have a basic knowledge of clothing construction, and have made at least one garment.
Please bring all your sewing tools, cutting mat, sewing machine, thread, etc......
Instructor Name:
Teri Lloyd
Instructor Bio:
Freelance Costume Stitcher, Alterations, Custom Dressmaking, Cosplay Costumes, General Sewing, Embroidery, Virtual Sewing Tutor, Sewing Instruction and Sewing Consultant.

Teri has been sewing 40+ years creating beautiful clothing per clients' desires, working as a sample maker/pattern tester for Dos De Tejas Patterns in Texas as well as doing alterations for dry-cleaners, Talbots and various Boutiques throughout Pennsylvania. In 1996 Teri sewed the clothes featured in the New Home Fashion Show with Dos De Tejas Patterns in Nashville, TN. Along the way she also did pattern testing for The Creative Machine Newsletter in 1997.

After moving back to Wisconsin in 2010 Teri changed things up a bit and added sewing costumes for Theatre and Entertainment. She has worked in Costume Shops in NYC, FL, and abroad on productions of Cirque Du Soleil, Funny Girl, Devil Wears Prada, 2019 Madonna Madame X Tour, Hamilton The Broadway Musical, Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, Disney On Ice, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Marvel Universe Live, Sesame Street Live, Disney Live, 2015 Madonna Rebel Heart World Tour, 2015 Madonna Music Living For love Video, Nuclear Cowboyz/Cowgirlz and over 31 productions at The Fireside Theatre.

Her greatest desire is to share her love and vast knowledge of sewing with all sewists who desire to increase their sewing expertise.

When not working at The Electric Needle you can find Teri at, and on Facebook and Instagram @terisuniquestitching.

Self-Paced Garment Construction Lab with Teri

$ 50.00
Sat, May 11, 2024 at 9:00 am to Noon
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Sat, Jun 1, 2024 at 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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Sat, Jul 27, 2024 at 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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Sat, Aug 24, 2024 at 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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Tuesday - Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Sunday & Monday CLOSED

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4281 West Beltline Hwy
       Madison, WI 53711