Classes

Jamie Lau Sewing Classes

Sewing 101: Intro to Sewing Machine + Basic Construction at Textile Arts Center
March 5-26, 2014
Wednesdays, 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 102: Dresses at Textile Arts Center
April 1-22, 2014
Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm
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In this 4-week class, you will focus on garment construction techniques using a yoked tunic top or dress pattern designed by Wiksten. Students will broaden their sewing skills and learn how to sew gathers, a collar band, three-quarter sleeves, a faux button placket, and more.

Sewing 102 Weekend Intensive: Draping Techniques at Textile Arts Center
April 12-13, 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.

Morning Series: Intro to Sewing at Textile Arts Center
April 21-23, 2014
Monday & Wednesday, 10:30-1:30pm
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In this two-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.