|BEGINNING APPAREL SEWING
If you slept through Home Ec or never had the opportunity, this class is for you. We’ll guide you through the basics of how to use your machine, how to select patterns and fabric, and how to decipher pattern directions. You will learn all you need to know to construct a simple garment in class. Final pattern and fabric selections will be made during class.
Skill Level: Beginner
Thursday 6:30 – 9:30 October 25, November 1, 8, 15
Have fun while being creative. Explore ways to reuse and up cycle clothing. Go through your own closet or spend time at any thrift store. You can try simple things like replacing buttons or learning how to make covered buttons, covering an existing collar, or removing sleeves or adding pockets.Think “outside the box” and push the limits of creativity!
Skill level: Intermediate
Keep little (and big) hands busy! This is a fun, easy way to begin learning to hand sew, using soft, pliable wool felt. This class is appropriate for ages 6 to 8 if accompanied and helped by and adult and ages 9 to 12 to working independently.
Skill level: Beginner
Fee: $30 (adult/child pair) or $20 (single adult or child)
Instructor: Kristin Weller
Saturday 2:00 – 4:00 October 27
Learn how to re-size any pattern to any size! Including those delicate vintage patterns you don't want to cut.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Sunday 2:00 – 5:00 October 28, November 4, 11
Serger? Coverstitch? Rolled hem? What’s it all about and what can I do with it? This lecture will clear up some of the mysteries of the wonderful machine called a serger (and that confusing coverstitch!). Make an informed decision before you buy!
Skill Level: All