Classes

Jamie Lau Sewing Classes

Sewing 201 Weekend Intensive: Draping at Textile Arts Center
August 15-16, 2015
Saturday & Sunday, 11:00-5:00pm
In this weekend intensive, you will learn the fundamentals of fashion draping, including understanding grainline, draping on the bias, and using styling tape. Students will work on various hands-on exercises, including making a fitted corset and draping on the bias to create a cowl design. Each student will develop a final design project which will then be turned into a sewing pattern.
Textile Arts Center, 505 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215

After Workshop: Sew a Tote at Textile Arts Center
August 18, 2015
Tuesday, 6:30-9:30pm
In this three-hour workshop, you will learn the essential skills of sewing: how to use a sewing machine, basic pattern reading, and sewing construction while creating a simple, reversible tote bag.
Textile Arts Center, 26 W. 8th Street, New York, NY 10011

Sewing 101 at Textile Arts Center
Next Class Dates TBA
In this four-week class, you will learn the essential skills of sewing: how to use a sewing machine, basic pattern reading, and garment construction while creating a simple, A-line tank top or dress using a pattern designed by Wiksten.

Sewing 202 Weekend Intensive: Patternmaking at Textile Arts Center
Next Class Dates TBA
In this weekend intensive, you will learn how to draft a final pattern for a basic one-dart skirt sloper using your own measurements. Students will sew a muslin mock-up and learn how to make fit adjustments. This course will also cover how to create an A-line skirt pattern variation for a classic skirt with flare.

Private Sewing Lessons
Interested in private lessons? Jamie Lau Designs offers individualized sewing lessons for both adults and children. Contact us for more information and to schedule an appointment.