Classes

Jamie Lau Sewing Classes

Sewing 101 at Textile Arts Center
September 9-30, 2014
Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm
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In this 4-week class, you will learn the essential skills of sewing: how to use a sewing machine, basic pattern reading, and sewing construction while creating a simple, A-line tank top or dress using a pattern designed by Wiksten.

Sewing 201 Weekend Intensive: Draping at Textile Arts Center
September 20-21, 2014
Saturday & Sunday, 11:00-5:00pm
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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.

Sew A Swing Top at Britex Fabrics in San Francisco, CA
September 27, 2014
Saturday, 10:30-2:30pm
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In this 4-hour workshop, students will learn how to sew a relaxed Swing Top using a pattern designed by fashion designer and Britex Fabrics guest blogger Jamie Lau. Students will learn pattern and fabric layout, in addition to various garment construction techniques including: sewing gathers, applying neckline and armhole bias binding, and hemming. The top features a front and back yoke and is a great canvas for color blocking or mixing solids with prints. This designer sewing pattern is available only in this workshop, so sign up today!

Britex Fabrics is offering a 20% off discount on regularly priced fabrics to students purchasing supplies for this class. Sewing machines provided by Ray’s Sewing Machine Center.

Morning Series: Intro to Sewing at Textile Arts Center
September 29-October 1, 2014
Monday & Wednesday, 10:30-1:30pm
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In this 2-session class, 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.

Sewing 101 Weekend Intensive at Textile Arts Center
October 4-5, 2014
Saturday & Sunday, 11:00-5:00pm
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In this weekend intensive, you will learn the essential skills of sewing: how to use a sewing machine, basic pattern reading, and sewing construction while creating a simple, A-line tank top or dress using a pattern designed by Wiksten.

After Workshop: Sew a Tote Bag at Textile Arts Center
October 7, 2014
Tuesday, 6:30-9:30pm
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Always wanted to know how to sew but have been afraid to try? In this after workshop, students will learn the basics of using a sewing machine while constructing a reversible tote bag. 

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.