Thursday, February 28, 2008

March Classes

March 2008

Basic Sewing
Wednesday March 5th 6-9 pm
Fee: $20
This class is for all with an interest in garment making or repairing with little or no experience. Students will learn how to use their machines and with guided practice become comfortable with basic seams and hems. We will also discuss fabrics, patterns, cutting, and the basics of garment construction. Materials: There is only one machine available to rent for the class for $5, so students are encouraged to bring their own or borrowed machine. All other supplies provided

DIY Screen-Printing
Thursday March 20 6-9 pm
Fee: $20
Learn the best tools and techniques for in-home screen-printing. Through demonstrations explore stretching screens, image prep, drawing and photo emulsion, exposing screens and the printing processSupplies: all provided.

Novice Knitting
Wednesday March 19th 6-9 pm
Fee: $25
A class for beginning knitters or those with some experience. Beginners will learn basic knit and pearl, those with some experience will be taught some more technical and complicated techniques. Students will choose one wintery apparel project to design and completeSupplies: Please bring one pair of needles size 5 or larger. One skein of yarn will be provided, but students are welcome to bring their own choice of any yarn.

Beautiful Beads
Saturday March 8th 1-3 pm
Fee: $25
Mix colors and shapes or add charms to express your own style. We will discuss basic techniques, as wells as beading supplies as you discover how to create stunning strung necklaces and bracelets. There will be a selection of beads provided to accent your own or swap with others. Participate in a creation parade at the end of the class to show off your designs. No experience or tools needed just fun.Supplies: Please bring 2-3 packages of beads (6-12 count) or 2 strands of beads. All Other supplies provided.

Basic Hand Sewing and Embroidery
Tuesday March 25 6-9pm
Fee: $25
Learn basic hand stitching and embroidery techniques. These skills can be useful for all types of sewing and can inspire great additions to all your sewing projects. Basics stitches, their uses, and the techniques for using them will be discussed and practiced. Students will create a small appliqué purse using their newfound embroidery knowledge.Supplies: All supplies will be provided

-All workshops will be held at Fasten in Bay View
-Students are expected to bring their own machines, however, there is a house machine available for a $5 usage fee.
-Students receive a 40% discount on supplies purchased at Fasten during the month of class.
-Students must sign up at least one week before the class date.
-Call 414-747-9229 to pay by credit card, Or mail a check with your name, address, phone number, and the class title to
Fasten Collective
2224 S Kinnickinnic Ave.
Milwaukee WI 53207

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