Wednesday, July 08, 2009

two more classes

while i'm in the city next weekend (july 18-19) i'll be teaching two patternmaking classes, both on sunday the 19th. they are separate, independent classes at two different locations, but together they comprise the first half of the 4-week patternmaking class format that i used to teach. in the morning class we'll make a pattern for an A-line skirt, and in the afternoon we'll be making t-shirt patterns. come join me for one or both! we can even walk over the Gowanus canal together in between...

Introduction to Patternmaking Workshop, $50
sunday july 19, 10am-12pm at Brooklyn General (call 718-237-7753 to register)

In this 2-hour class you will learn the basic principles of making your own sewing patterns, and make a pattern for an A-line skirt that fits your own unique body. With this foundation you'll be able to sew the projects you envision!

Paper (at least 3 sheets of 18 x 24" newsprint or drawing paper, or a roll of paper at least 14" wide)
Pencil, eraser, sharpener
See-through 18" ruler
Tape Measure
Scissors (for cutting paper)

Patternmaking 101 Workshop, $50
sunday, july 19, 2-4:30pm at Home Ec (register online here)

If you've always wanted to learn how to make your own patterns, here's your opportunity!
In this 2.5 hour introductory workshop, you will learn to draft the pattern for a T-shirt
that fits YOUR body! This pattern can become the basis for all sorts of styles to augment
your wardrobe. Basic sewing experience is helpful to benefit from this class.

Paper (a pad or roll of newsprint or drawing paper, at least 14" wide)
Pencil and eraser
Ruler (ideally an 18" clear sewing ruler)
Clear tape

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