Sunday, September 07, 2008

altered states @ Home Ec

i'll be teaching another round of Altered States at the fabulous Home Ec, beginning this thursday 9/11. if you've always wanted to tailor your own clothes, i'll show you how to hem, take in side seams, change neck and waistlines, and more! often a nip here and tuck there are all that's needed to give old clothes a new life.

patti and seryn have really done a beautiful job making this vast space (it doubles as their friend cecilia's trapeze studio!) cozy and full of character. i love the sewing stations, each with its own vintage sewing box. all the details on this and other classes at Home Ec can be found here.

Altered States: How to Tailor Your Own Clothes
$125 + supplies (see list below)
thursdays, september 11, 18 & 25 from 6:30-9pm
at Home Ec, 303 3rd Avenue between Carroll and 1st Streets, Brooklyn
to sign up for classes call 718-852-2889

supplies: garments to alter (i.e. pants to be hemmed, skirts/shirts/dresses to be taken in, etc.), all-purpose thread to match your projects.

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