2501 Dallas St., Suite 272

Aurora, CO

720 327-2000

fashion@factoryfashionstanley.com

Mon, Wed 12 - 8pm | Tues, Thurs, Fri 12 - 5pm

Evenings & Weekends - By Appt. | Sat. & Sun. - Closed

fashion design & sewing classes

Adult – Central Park Garage

Fashion changes, but style endures.

The Best in Fashion and Sewing Instruction

Factory Fashion courses and workshops offer something for every level of sewing-inclined maker. Experts from retail designers to New York’s Broadway wardrobe stylists guide your progress for the highest quality instruction. Every program closes with a full tech finale fashion show.

adult - ages 14+

Basic Sewing Curriculum/Classes

For our students that want to focus solely on learning to sew on machines, learn to hand sew, and learn how to read and use patterns. This program also includes five levels of instruction. 

Fashion & Design Curriculum/Classes

Our fashion, design, and sewing programs focus on providing the tools for creation and execution. We offer classes and workshops to youth-adults to explore and provide the skills to design and sew.

This program includes classes beginning with parent and child experiences and graduating through five levels..

To view class descriptions and to register, scroll down.

FALL CLASSES – ADULT

mondays

Ages 15+

Adult Basic Beginner Sewing & Alterations / Levels 1 – 3

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn basic sewing and alterations so your clothes fit and flatter in easy-to-follow steps. You’ll learn pinning and sewing a straight stitch and essential  alterations like how to slim, shorten, hem, and taper shirts, dresses, and bottoms. We will provide sewing machines, scissors, ironing tables/boards, access to steamers, etc.

  • You will be responsible for purchasing fabric, notions, and if applicable, a pattern for your project.
  • Please bring 4 yards of woven fabric, matching thread, and elastic or embellishments if required.
  • Please wash your fabric prior to bringing it to class.
  • You may make up one missed class per session. Please notify your instructor if you will miss class and what day you would like to attend a makeup session. 


DATES / TIME
Mondays, April 1st – 22nd / 6PM – 8PM
Duration: 4 weeks

LOCATION
Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $240 – All sales are final.

Ages 15+

Adult Basic Beginner Sewing & Alterations / Levels 1 – 3

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn basic sewing and alterations so your clothes fit and flatter in easy-to-follow steps. You’ll learn pinning and sewing a straight stitch and essential  alterations like how to slim, shorten, hem, and taper shirts, dresses, and bottoms. We will provide sewing machines, scissors, ironing tables/boards, access to steamers, etc.

You will be responsible for purchasing fabric, notions, and if applicable, a pattern for your project. You do not need to bring these items to class on the first day as it is an introduction and your instructor will guide you as to what you should bring. 

DATES / TIME
Mondays, October 9th – 30th / 5:30PM – 7:30PM
Duration: 4 weeks

LOCATION
Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $240 – All sales are final.

Ages 16+

Adult Sewing Class

CLASS DESCRIPTION

 

I realize Spring Break occurs during this session. You can miss and make two classes during the session by attending one of the other class sessions during that time period. Most of the sewers that responded to this email are interested in sewing basics, alterations, and small projects. We will learn the first and 2nd skills through small project work. Each class will have between 6-8 students. Cost per session is $240. 
 
If we do not have a minimum of 4 students per class then we will cancel the session. 
Classes will be held at our Factory Fashion location at Stanley Marketplace. We will provide sewing machines, scissors, ironing tables/boards, access to steamers, etc. 
 
You will be responsible for purchasing fabric, notions, and if applicable, a pattern for your project. You do not need to bring these items to class on the first day as it is an introduction and your instructor will guide you as to what you should bring. 

DATES / TIME

Mondays, March 20th – April 16th, 5PM – 7PM
Duration: Ongoing

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $240

All sales are final.

wednesdays

Ages 14+

Adult Basic Beginner Sewing & Alterations / Levels 1 – 3

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn basic sewing and alterations so your clothes fit and flatter in easy-to-follow steps. You’ll learn pinning and sewing a straight stitch and essential  alterations like how to slim, shorten, hem, and taper shirts, dresses, and bottoms. We will provide sewing machines, scissors, ironing tables/boards, access to steamers, etc.

  • You will be responsible for purchasing fabric, notions, and if applicable, a pattern for your project.
  • Please bring 4 yards of woven fabric, matching thread, and elastic or embellishments if required.
  • Please wash your fabric prior to bringing it to class.
  • You may make up one missed class per session. Please notify your instructor if you will miss class and what day you would like to attend a makeup session. 


DATES / TIME
Wednesdays, September 4th – 25th / 6PM – 8PM
Duration: 4 weeks

LOCATION
Central Park Fashion Garage in the Central Park Neighborhood at 29th & Akron Street.

COST: $250 – All sales are final. *Please ensure that you are signed up for class at the correct location.

Ages 14+

Adult Basic Sewing & Alterations / Levels 1-3

CLASS DESCRIPTION
Learn basic sewing and alterations so your clothes fit and flatter in easy-to-follow steps. You’ll learn pinning and sewing a straight stitch and essential  alterations like how to slim, shorten, hem, and taper shirts, dresses, and bottoms. We will provide sewing machines, scissors, ironing tables/boards, access to steamers, etc.

You will be responsible for purchasing fabric, notions, and if applicable, a pattern for your project. You do not need to bring these items to class on the first day as it is an introduction and your instructor will guide you as to what you should bring. 

DATES / TIME
Wednesdays, October 2nd – 23rd / 6PM – 8PM
Duration: 4 weeks

LOCATION
Central Park Fashion Garage in the Central Park Neighborhood at 29th & Akron Street.

COST: $250 – All sales are final. *Please ensure that you are signed up for class at the correct location.

Ages 14+

Adult Basic Sewing & Alterations / Levels 1-3

CLASS DESCRIPTION
Learn basic sewing and alterations so your clothes fit and flatter in easy-to-follow steps. You’ll learn pinning and sewing a straight stitch and essential  alterations like how to slim, shorten, hem, and taper shirts, dresses, and bottoms. We will provide sewing machines, scissors, ironing tables/boards, access to steamers, etc.

You will be responsible for purchasing fabric, notions, and if applicable, a pattern for your project. You do not need to bring these items to class on the first day as it is an introduction and your instructor will guide you as to what you should bring. 

DATES / TIME
Wednesdays, October 30th – November 20th / 6PM – 8PM
Duration: 4 weeks

LOCATION
Central Park Fashion Garage in the Central Park Neighborhood at 29th & Akron Street.

COST: $250 – All sales are final. *Please ensure that you are signed up for class at the correct location.

Ages 15+

Adult Draping

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Classes will be held at our Factory Fashion location at Stanley Marketplace. We will provide sewing machines, scissors, ironing tables/boards, access to steamers, etc. 

You will be responsible for purchasing fabric, notions, and if applicable, a pattern for your project.

DATES / TIME
Wednesdays, November 29th – December 13th / 6PM – 8PM
Duration: 3 weeks

LOCATION
Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $180 – All sales are final.

Ages 15+

Pattern Making

CLASS DESCRIPTION

  • This class will focus on creating a basic sloper for top manipulations.
  • Students will learn to create and manipulate top patterns, how to turn and move darts, turning darts into gathers, and adjusting and taking away darts. 
  • Requirements: Basic familiarity with commercial patterns and basic to intermediate sewing skills.
  • Please bring colored pencils and erasers to class.
  • Pattern paper and poster board will be provided. 


DATES / TIME
Wednesdays, January 10th – 31st / 6PM – 8PM
Duration: 4 weeks

LOCATION
Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $260 – All sales are final.

Ages 15+

Adult Basic Beginner Sewing & Alterations / Levels 1 – 3

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn basic sewing and alterations so your clothes fit and flatter in easy-to-follow steps. You’ll learn pinning and sewing a straight stitch and essential  alterations like how to slim, shorten, hem, and taper shirts, dresses, and bottoms. We will provide sewing machines, scissors, ironing tables/boards, access to steamers, etc.

  • You will be responsible for purchasing fabric, notions, and if applicable, a pattern for your project.
  • Please bring 4 yards of woven fabric, matching thread, and elastic or embellishments if required.
  • Please wash your fabric prior to bringing it to class.
  • You may make up one missed class per session. Please notify your instructor if you will miss class and what day you would like to attend a makeup session. 


DATES / TIME
Wednesdays, March 6th – 27th / 6PM – 8PM
Duration: 4 weeks

LOCATION
Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $240 – All sales are final.

Ages 15+

Corset Making

CLASS DESCRIPTION
Students learn the rare and fine art of fashion corset making. This class explores the different facets of making a corset, such as spiral boning, boning placements, eyelets, tipped lacings, bias binding techniques, bias making tools, and couture style hand finishing techniques.

Sewing machines and tools provided. Students will be required to provide fabric and notions. 

DATES / TIME
Wednesdays, September 6th – 27th / 6PM – 8PM
Duration: 4 weeks

LOCATION
Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $240 – All sales are final.

thursdays

Ages 15+

Cosplay – Creating EVA Foam Armor

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Students will learn to create basic cosplay armor out of Eva Foam. 

Please bring 3 sheets of EVA foam to class — 2 sheets of 10 mm and 1 sheet of 5 mm.
Amazon carries a high quality option.

DATES / TIME

Thursdays, September 14th – 28th / 6PM – 8PM
Duration: 3 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $150 – All sales are final.

Ages 16+

Adult Sewing Class

CLASS DESCRIPTION

 

I realize Spring Break occurs during this session. You can miss and make two classes during the session by attending one of the other class sessions during that time period. Most of the sewers that responded to this email are interested in sewing basics, alterations, and small projects. We will learn the first and 2nd skills through small project work. Each class will have between 6-8 students. Cost per session is $240. 
 
If we do not have a minimum of 4 students per class then we will cancel the session. 
Classes will be held at our Factory Fashion location at Stanley Marketplace. We will provide sewing machines, scissors, ironing tables/boards, access to steamers, etc. 
 
You will be responsible for purchasing fabric, notions, and if applicable, a pattern for your project. You do not need to bring these items to class on the first day as it is an introduction and your instructor will guide you as to what you should bring. 

DATES / TIME

Wednesdays, March 22nd – April 19th, 6PM – 8PM
Duration: Ongoing

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $240

All sales are final.

Ages 16+

Adult Sewing Class

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Adult small group sewing classes are forming now.
Beginners welcome.

DATES / TIME

TBD

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: Based on group size.

Limited to 5 persons only.

All sales are final.

If you are interested, please EMAIL US.

special event

Ages 15+

Victorian Society Bustle Dress Sewing Workshop

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Led by Victorian Romanian and Kristen Foggie of Black Orchid Atelier in collaboration with Factory Fashion.

NOTE: Materials and sewing machines not included.

DATES / TIME

March 2, 9, 16, 17, 2024

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $150 / per person

All sales are final.

NOTE: For Adult classes held at our RINO Workshop location, click button below.

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Drag Queen Program

Make your own mark on drag history. Transform into your beautiful best in Factory Fashion’s Drag Tween/Teen Program. You’ll put your fiercest fashions forward on the catwalk after learning upcycle techniques and corset making. And to complete the lewk, you’ll discover the secrets of make-up application, hair stacking, and the proper care and fitting of wigs. Students will enjoy this program’s immersive elements of creation. Programs are available for youth through adults. Our goal is to be a safe haven for anyone looking to explore and find their first drag family.

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