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Lynda is an author and teacher and is passionate about inspiring others. She is a master teacher, and has years of experience teaching couture sewing techniques, pattern drafting, clothing construction and fitting.

Learn to sew beautiful, handmade clothing, from tailored jackets to ready-to-wear jackets, to caged skirts, knits, strapless gowns and more.

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Summer 2024 Offerings

June 10 - July 16
6-week session

Altering Commercial Patterns*, Mondays and Thursdays, 10-11:30 am, PST

June 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, July 1 and 8th (no class July 4)


Knit Bodice Sloper with Sleeve*, Mondays and Thursdays, 4:30-6 pm, PST, June 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, July 1 and 8th (no class July 4)

Tailoring Part III, Mondays, 6:30-8 pm, PST

Drafting the Classis Shirt**, Mondays, 2:30-4 pm, PST


Altering Commercial Patterns*, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-8 pm, PST

June 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, July 2 and 9th (no class July 4)

Bias Basics, Tuesdays 4:30-6 pm, PST

Drafting the Classic Shirt**, Tuesdays, 10-11:30 am, PST

*NEW FORMAT - 2 classes that meet 2X/week for 4 weeks


Summer 2024
June 10 - July 16, 2024

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DURATION: Lynda's classes meet weekly for 6-weeks ($250) or 8-weeks ($295).

ONLINE/ZOOM: Each 1 1/2 meeting is live, on Zoom and all class meetings are recorded. The link to the recording is sent out at the end of each class and it is available to students for 8 weeks. All class times are noted in Pacific Standard Time (PST)

INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS: As part of each class, Lynda also shows instructional videos, which students will have access to after class. These links do not expire


CLASS SIZE: 12 students in classes that include fitting, 15 students in all other classes

INSTRUCTOR ACCESS: Students will have access to Lynda during class and via email between classes. She is available for private lessons if you need that extra instruction.

About Lynda's Classes


Lynda is also a guest teacher, in-person workshops across the country and also online workshops. Check her Workshops tab for more information.

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