Sewing from Pattern and Basic Sewing Techniques

Date: 6 Sundays, July 11 - August 15, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Classroom 3A
Instructor: Linda Dick
Tuition: $145 Non-Members / $130.50 Members
Materials Fee: $35 payable to instructor

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Class Description

In this beginner sewing class, we will focus on understanding a simple pattern, from the selection of the fabric, cutting the pattern pieces, and sewing the garment together, our sewing instructor will guide you through the whole process, highlighting important steps. Simple necklines, sleeves, darts, and zippers will be addressed too. We will sew simple garments and no sewing experience is needed.

Materials fee of $35 payable to the instructor.
If you own a sewing machine it is highly recommended to bring it to class, so you get to know your own machine. If you don’t have a sewing machine the instructor will provide one for you.

About the Instructor

Linda Dick enjoyed sewing and learning different construction and decorative techniques throughout her life. She studied sewing and apparel construction technology at the Fashion Design and Apparel Technology Institute in Slovakia. She is the business owner of "Kinder Threads US" designing and creating eco-sustainable hemp and organic cotton clothing for children. Linda has worked as a seamstress sewing dance costumes for MOMIX INC, Dance Connection, and other CT dance studios. She also creates stunning macramé art that is modern and incorporates color into the designs. Linda is born in Slovakia, additionally lived in Italy for 10 years, and resides now with her two young sons and husband in Winsted, CT. Visit Linda's Etsy shop.