Classes

Jamie Lau Sewing Classes

Sewing 101 at Textile Arts Center
Next session dates TBD
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.

Morning Series: Intro to Sewing at Textile Arts Center
February 3-5, 2015
Tuesday & Thursday, 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.

Sewing 102: Dresses at Textile Arts Center
February 3-24, 2015
Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm
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In this four-week class, you will focus on garment construction techniques while making a dress. Students will have the opportunity to choose from three different dress patterns in slightly different silhouettes for various body types. Students will broaden their sewing skills and learn how to sew darts and an invisible zipper, in addition to exploring various finishing techniques.

Sewing 202 Weekend Intensive: Pattern Making at Textile Arts Center
February 21-22, 2015
Saturday & Sunday, 11:00-5:00pm
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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.

Sewing 201 Weekend Intensive: Draping at Textile Arts Center
March 28-29, 2015
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. 

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.