Beginners Sewing Course w/ Catherine Hamrick, May2-23, 2017 $100

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Beginners Sewing Course w/ Catherine Hamrick
May 2nd - 23rd, 2017
Tuesdays, 6-8:30pm

This is an introductory sewing course students will learn to be proficient with their sewing machine and its different basic functions; how to wind a bobbin, how to thread the machine, adjust tension, and be more comfortable with general machine troubleshooting. Students will be able to generally understand woven fabrics. Finally, students will learn to be consistent in stitch quality and seam allowance, be familiar with how to handle fabric while constructing a garment, and be able to use sewing and fabric vocabulary. There will be approximately four sewing projects to complete during the class with the possibility of more depending on the pace of the sessions.

Please note that supplies are not included in the price of the course. You are responsible for bringing your own sewing machine and supplies. Please make sure your sewing machine is in working order, since we do not have machines for rent.

Please read the full description and confirm the dates before signing up for the course. In the event that you must cancel, we accept cancellations up to one week before the start date of the class and you will receive a refund of 70% of the price of the course. After this time, you forfeit the cost of the class.
We do not schedule make‐up classes. If you are aware of conflicting dates, please let us know ahead of time and we can let you know if you will still be able to follow the course even if you have to miss a class.

You will receive an email with further instructions and a list of needed supplies from the teacher before the beginning of the course. The email will be sent to the address associated with your PayPal account.

Catherine has loved fashion since she was a young girl modeling in her mother’s clothing. She has an MFA from SCAD in Luxury and Fashion Management. She has an extensive background in Fine Arts. She has shown and sold work in galleries in St. Louis, Atlanta, and France. She brings with her an array of experience in retail, sales, and corporate positions. She has a heart for local business and making a difference. Catherine attended Community’s Inaugural Fashion School in Spring 2016 where she showcased a three-look collection. Catherine has since continued to provide alteration and redesign work within Community, in addition to debuting her Fall 2016 collection. Catherine is inspired by classic looks in art, photography, and fashion. She enjoys revisiting looks of decades gone by and integrating them into a contemporary wardrobe.


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