Sew Right Studios

Sew Right Studios takes place in several spots around Rhode Island including at Mode Merr designer Angela Zampell's home studio in East Providence. Here you will learn the basics of sewing as well as industry tips and tricks for making a beautiful garment or alteration.

Classes are limited to 4 students per class in order to give everyone the attention they deserve. Children 12 years old and up are welcome to the Intro to Sewing Classes when accompanied by an adult student.

Learn to Make Your Own Gathered Skirt With Pockets - Small Group Lesson- Limited to 4 participants this fun 3 hour class, $75. Here you will contract your gathered skirt with a back zipper and size pockets and fitted waistband and a button & button hole.  The process will be broken down in to easy to follow steps.  Each class member will leave with a completed gathered skirt and a step by step guide for making more skirts at home!


Intro to Sewing - 2 hour class, $45.00. Seamstresses and Seamsters are encouraged to bring their own sewing machine for a basic tutorial of it’s functions. However, home machines will be available for use during the class. You will learn the fundamentals of sewing which include, perfecting seams, the importance of pressing, putting in zippers, hemming, setting sleeves, gathering, darts, pinning, understanding patterns and placement of fabric. *Fabric and thread for sample sewing will be provided. Classes are limited to 4 participants per class so reserve your spot today. Payments are non-refundable but can be rescheduled if needed.

 Make your Own Perfect Skirt -Private Lesson
3 hour private class $125.00. Mode Merr is known for our great fitting Perfect Skirt. This workshop will be your opportunity to participate in creating your own custom fit pattern and Perfect Skirt or Gathered Skirt in a fun and supportive learning environment. Angela Zampell, owner of Mode Merr will personally measure you and instruct you on how to create your custom Perfect Skirt pattern. Together you will construct your skirt using fabric from Mode Merr’s vast fabric inventory or from your own fabric. 


You will learn tips and tricks to use for all of your future projects. Angela has over 30 years of sewing and garment construction. This is an amazing opportunity to learn from a master crafts-person. This class will be limited to 1 individual per workshop to get the attention needed to have a great experience and an amazing finished product and patterns.

You will leave this class with your completed custom Perfect Skirt as well as your custom pattern and construction notes to use for your own personal projects.

After purchasing this class, please contact us at inquiries@modemerr.com to schedule your weekday, evenings or weekend session.

To Book your session follow this link to classes.