Oklahoma Contemporary
Hands using a ruler and pen to mark fabric for cutting


Eight-Week Class | Garment Construction (p.m.)

REQUIRED Prerequisites: Sewing Fundamentals, Sewing Fundamentals Expanded

This advanced course expands the techniques taught in Sewing Fundamentals and Sewing Fundamentals Expanded. Learn the basics of taking and working with measurements and how to understand, work from and modify a simple pattern. Practice sophisticated sewing techniques while working on patterns chosen by instructor Amber Layne.

• Students will purchase a course kit ($45) that includes a simple pattern and three of Amber’s favorite sewing tools, which aid in proper construction. Students will need some additional fabric and notions beyond what is supplied in the kit (these will be thoroughly discussed in class.

• Supplies required: a serviced sewing machine, electric cord, foot pedal, machine manual and all tools, feet and accessories that came with your machine.

• If you don’t have a sewing machine, you can rent one through Studio School. Daily rentals are $15. Four-week rentals are $60 and eight-week rentals are $110.

• Download your course syllabus and required materials list here.

• If one class is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is September 4.

Open Studio time is included with registration. Open Studio allows currently enrolled students to work on their projects in Oklahoma Contemporary’s studios outside of class meetings. Availability varies weekly, and times are posted outside each studio.



Monday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Tuesday

Wednesday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

see additional holidays


Visit us at 11 NW 11th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405 951 0000
Fax: 405 951 0003

Oklahoma Contemporary
P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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