Cal Patch Supplies List

Make Your Own Wardrobe: Boxy Tee, Lounge Pants or Jacket with Cal Patch (8/16-8/20)
Make Your Own Wardrobe: Shirt, Dress or Skirt with Cal Patch (11/8-11/12)
(Mon - Fri, 9-4)

Skills Level: Students must be at least competent beginner-level sewists, and comfortable using a sewing machine. Intermediate and advanced sewists are also welcome and can take on more challenging projects. No previous patternmaking experience is necessary.

Materials Needed:

  • Sewing Machine
  • Extension cord
  • Notebook
  • A pad of 18 x 24″ paper, or a roll at least 12″ wide (newsprint or drawing paper)
  • Pencil, sharpener, eraser
  • See-through 18″ ruler
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors (for cutting paper)
  • Clear tape
  • 2+ yards medium-weight cotton or other woven fabric* (for skirt)
  • 3+ yards medium-weight cotton or other woven fabric* (for dress)
  • 2+ yards cotton jersey or similar knit fabric (for T-shirt)
  • 4 yards muslin (or inexpensive cotton woven fabric which could become a "wearable muslin")
  • 2 yards inexpensive jersey/knit (for t-shirt muslin)
  • Thread (all-purpose) to match all fabrics
  • 14″ or longer invisible zipper to match dress
  • 7" invisible zipper to match skirt
  • Invisible zipper foot for your machine (I recommend the YKK brand or the brand of your sewing machine)
  • 1 package single-fold bias tape to match dress (1/2″ wide)
  • 1 package single-fold bias tape to match skirt (1/2″ wide)
  • Basic sewing kit: scissors, pins & cushion, tape measure, seam ripper, tailor’s chalk.