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Topic: Private Sewing & Design lessons available in Montreal!  (Read 837 times)
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« on: June 01, 2010 11:32:47 AM »

I am a fashion designer,artist and teacher who has been working in the fashion industry for the past 10 years and sewing for 20 years.
I have had the opportunity to own 2 different clothing companies in which I designed each collection. My main objective for these lessons are to promote and educate new talented designers & seamstresses! Giving everyone the chance to learn to create clothing for yourself and others.
Please see my 2 course descriptions below:

Beginner Seamstress:
Two hours once a week for six weeks (12 hours)
Fabric, supplies and use of  sewing machine included.
Cost: 200$
In this one-on-one class, you will learn:
Sewing-machine basics
Tools and terminology
How to prepare, mark, and cut fabric

• How to read a commercial pattern
• How to sew a garment that fits

Projects: Bag or  A-line Skirt
Week one • Learning your sewing machine • Different fabric and supplies • Measuring yourself • Choosing patterns
Week two • Reading a pattern • Aligning pattern pieces • Marking and cutting your fabric
Week three • Interfacing • Darts • Zippers ( Tote bag: lining and interfacing)
Week four • Waistbands • Hems (Tote bag: Straps and pockets)
Week five • Garment fitting  (Tote bag: Add extra details)
Week six • Finish project

Your Own Project :

 Two hours once a week for four weeks (8 hours)
Prerequisite: Basic sewing skills
Fabric and Supplies: To be purchased by student
Cost: 180$

In this one-on-one class, you will learn:
• How to copy and trace existing garments
• How to adjust the pattern
• How to sew a garment that fits (Made- to- Measure)

• Of your choice
Week one • Tracing the garment • Seam allowances
Week two • Adjusting the pattern • Cutting and sewing
Week three • Sewing of garment • Adjustments
Week four • Finishing garment

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