Friday, January 2, 2009

January Classes

Intermediate Sewing
Wednesday January 14th, 6-9pm
Fee: $20
One day workshop. A follow up for students who have taken the basic sewing class, or for those with some experience. Students bring their own machines, and should already know how to use them well. The focus in this class is garment construction. Types of fabrics, notions, and tools are discussed. Design techniques such as draping, swiping, and pattern-making are also discussed. Students will complete one garment. Materials: Sewing machine, 2 yards of stretch-knit fabric.

T-Shirt Reclamation
Thursday Jan 22nd 6-9pm
Fee: $20
Rescue old boxy t-shirts from conformity. Learn patterns and draping, cutting and pinning techniques, the use of origami in fashion, and visual design elements for transforming all of your old tees into fitted and flattering articles. Take home tutorials and one ready-to-sew garment. Supplies: Two or three old T-shirts. One box of safety pins. Your own sewing machine (if available.)

-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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