Thursday, Jun 27, 2013
Sewing Lab: Machine BasicsJune 27, 2013 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Petra Jancovicova
Whether you’re a fashion fanatic, a crafter, or just trying to be more resourceful, learning how to sew is a basic skill that can take your ideas to the next level. In this workshop, you will learn how to set up, thread, and start using your sewing machine. You’d be surprised what you can do with a simple pattern and a little know-how. Students should bring their own machine, any machine accessories, and some scrap fabric. If you don’t have a machine, you’re welcome to look on with the instructor or a partner and take notes.
Saturday, Jun 29, 2013
Crafty Keepsakes for the Home DesignerJune 29, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Elizabeth Zunon
Do you like to keep your hands busy, enjoy handmade goods and all things tactile? In this workshop, you’ll learn the various techniques to make one-of-a-kind crafty keepsakes to give as unique gifts, or to display in your home. Students will make a bouquet of exotic paper flowers, a decoupage box and votive holders unlike anything you can buy at a store.
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
Sewing Lab: Basic AlterationsAugust 6, 2013 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Learning how to make simple alterations is a resourceful way to work with clothes that no longer fit, or adjust found or vintage pieces to fit perfectly. In this workshop, you will learn basic alteration techniques. We’ll cover hand-sewing, raising and lowering hems, using a sewing machine to take in fabric, and much more. Students should bring their own machine, any machine accessories, and some scrap fabric. If you don’t have a machine, you’re welcome to look on with the instructor or a partner and take notes. Some sewing experience is helpful but beginners are welcome.