THREADS & NEEDLES
Date: 05/11/19-12/07/19 twice a week, 3 hours each time
Location: The green room/workshop in Makehaven, 770 Chapel Street, New Haven CT 06515.
Transportation is fairly easy as many buses serve the downtown area and classes are scheduled in lesser snow season
There are 3 workshops or one long one.
1- Alteration know how and alteration for business. Learn about different textile and more on the industry. Learn about DIY repair of your own clothes and the ones of your family and friends or how to start a small alteration business. A 5 weeks course $125. More details available after short interview.
2- Intermediate Sewing making a summer outfit with mini fashion/trunk show. Course starts with taking measurements, making a toile (a muslin mock-up) learning many sewing techniques and steps along the way until garment is completed to perfect fit. A 6 weeks course $175. More details available after short interview.
3- Intermediate Sewing making a coat with special event at the end. A 16 weeks course studying textile add-ons such as appliqué, embroidery, beading, batiking, silk screening, ribbon flower and sew much more in addition to technical sewing steps necessary for the construction of the coat. $400. More details available after short interview.