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Greenwich Village, Manhattan
26 W 8th St
Btwn 5th Ave & Mac Dougal Alley
New York, New York 10011 (Map)
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- Class Level: Beginner
- Age Requirements: 18 and older
- Average Class Size: 8
What you'll learn in this beginner sewing class:
In our Basic Sewing course you will learn to use a sewing machine, basic pattern reading, and sewing construction while creating a simple, and useful, project or muslin sample.
Nothing beats learning new things that are totally awesome and useful. We all have the perfect item in mind, and can't seem to find it...So why not make it yourself? In our Basic Sewing course you will learn to use a sewing machine, basic pattern reading, and sewing construction while creating a simple, and useful, project or muslin sample. No experience necessary. This course is a pre-requisite for Intermediate and Advanced Sewing courses. Materials include all necessary materials for sewing and construction of a muslin sample. Any additional fabrics and materials will need to be supplied by the student based on their vision.
Refund & Cancellation PolicyAll classes are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met at least 24 hours prior to class start date. You will receive a reminder email one week before your class indicating that it will run, or if it is in danger of cancellation. If you receive this warning email, you will receive a second email the day before your class indicating if it will run. If your class is cancelled, you will be given the option of full refund or credit to apply toward a future course.
For Student Cancellations:
Adult and Kids Courses; Summer and Mini Camps: 1 month notice is required for full refund or credit; less than one month is 75% refund or credit; less than one week there will be no refund. Requests for any refund must be done via email to [email protected]
For scheduled special events, demos, lectures, and workshops: please give 2 weeks notice in order to receive a full refund or credit.
All classes, workshops, special events, and gift certificates are non-transferable. No refunds will be given on Gift Certificates. Gift Certificates are valid for (1) one year from the date of purchase.
Classes do not usually have Make Up sessions -- though you may be able to schedule with your instructor a time that they can offer you a little extra time. If you have to miss a class, you are responsible for getting the information that will catch you up on missed information.
Teacher: Jamie Lau
Jamie Lau is a designer, sewing instructor, fashion writer, and author. A self-taught seamstress consistently inspired by her love of dresses, Jamie infuses a playful nostalgia into her work by transforming simple silhouettes into fashion forward frocks sewn in Japanese prints, luxurious brocades, ikats, and her original textile prints for her line Jamie Lau Designs In addition to doing custom work (including bridal) and teaching sewing courses at the Textile Arts Center and around the country, Jamie is the Co-Author, Lead Designer, and Art Director of BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern, an in-depth pattern making and sewing guide published in 2012 by Potter Craft (The Crown Publishing Group/Random House, Inc.).
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School: Textile Arts Center
The main goal of the Textile Arts Center is to provide support to fiber artists, and everyday people interested in working with fiber, by acting as a resource facility and creative meeting place.
The Center is a creative meeting place and resource facility for all those interested in textile and fiber...
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