Basic Sewing from Pattern and Simple Pattern Alterations

Date: 8 Mondays, April 19 - June 7, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Classroom 9A
Instructor: Linda Dick
Tuition: $190 Non-Members / $171 Members
Materials Fee: $40 payable to instructor

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Class Description

SMALL CLASS SIZE! This introduction to basic pattern sewing is great for beginners. You will learn to understand the pattern, how to sew a garment from a pattern including darts, pockets, zippers, pleats, necklines, and sleeves using a sewing machine. And last but not least you will learn how to choose suitable fabric for different projects.


Materials
Sewing machine and materials provided with a fee of $40 payable to the instructor.


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.