Basics + Advanced Sewing Series

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Event Category

Arts & DIY

Note: This is a multi-session event series. By purchasing the event package, you acknowledge that you can attend all event dates included below.
Event Overview

Our 6-week sewing class is perfect for first-time sewers or more advanced sewists simply looking to sharpen their skills. 

Beginners will learn basic sewing skills like how to thread a sewing machine, stitch selections, basic measurements, sewing notions, sewing machine troubleshooting, and more! 

Intermediate/Experienced sewers will learn more advanced skills like pattern making, tailoring & fit, alterations, fashion draping, and more! Anastasia can match any skill level and is always willing to let you in on a few of her sewing secrets. 

Depending on the complexity of the garment and previous sewing experience, a sewing student can complete multiple projects by the end of this 6-week series.

Duration: 6 weeks on Wednesdays starting June 20th

Specific Dates: June 20th, June 27th, July 11th, July 18th, July 25th, Aug 1st

Specific Time: 7pm to 9pm

Students may bring their own sewing machine or use an in-house machine. 

If you would like to work on pattern drafting please bring pattern papper or tracing paper.

What to Bring

Thread, Seam Ripper, 18" x 2" Clear Ruler, Fabric (as indicated on pattern), Paper scissors, Fabric scissors, Pattern, Thread Snips, and Rotary Cutter (Optional, but quicker & more efficient than scissors)

Minimum age

All ages welcome


Limited spots available / All ages welcome

What's Provided

Basic and speciality thread, pins, marking pens, seam rippers, and sewing machines (if needed)

What You Can Expect From This Experience
  • Sewing Basics for Beginners
  • Advanced Sewing for Intermediate/Advanced Sewers
  • Tailoring and Pattern Drafting
Cancellation Policy

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Anastasia Chatzka is a Chicago based fashion designer with over 20 years of sewing, pattern drafting, and design experience. She has refined her skills through the years while working with renowned industry professionals, including Betsey Johnson and Anna Sui. Anastasia also has a BFA in fashion design. She is also a brand ambassador for Husqvarna Viking sewing machines.

Anastasia is the owner of the Anastasia Chatzka Boutique and Sew Anastasia Sewing Studio where she designs, teaches sewing classes, and films the content for her YouTube sewing channel, Sew Anastasia.

To view Anastasia Chatzka’s Sewing YouTube Channel, please visit
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