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Bristol Intermediate Sewing ~ Alterations

Are you interested in learning how to alter your own clothes? This is a great introduction to basic alteration techniques. You will learn techniques including hemming (blind hem, regular hem), taking in and extending a waistband, letting seams out, taking them in, resizing shoulders, and so much more! The class is a combination of demonstration along with hands-on learning. Clothing pieces will be provided, but feel free to bring a few of your items for a short consultation when the class is over.

Student Level- Intermediate

Length- 3 hours

Sessions- 1

Price per Student- $60

Minimum of Students- 2

Maximum of Students- 5

Supply List- notebook, pen, scissors, sewing machine with manual, power cord, foot pedal, machine needles, bobbins, thread and all other accessories that came with the machine.

Skill Level: intermediate
Skill Details:
Instructor: Lauren Houser
Instructor Bio: Lauren started sewing over 12 years ago. She quickly fell in love with sewing and never looked back! Lauren has worked as a professional seamstress in Bristol for 10 years. She started as a sewing assistant to a master seamstress and interior designer. Currently, she works as a tailor for a local men?s clothing store. Outside of this work, Lauren designs and sews clothing, bags and accessories under the name Top Stitch Studios. She sells her work at local and regional arts and craft fairs. Lauren also loves to promote the arts though sharing her love and knowledge of sewing. She has been teaching private and group lessons in the tri-cities. Last year, Lauren spent two weeks traveling and teaching with Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts outreach program called Artreach on the Road. Lauren is currently in school at Northeast State Community College where she is studying small business management and visual design.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.