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Design 101 - The Rectangle with Lynn Ursic - Beginner Fashion Design & Hand Sewing Class

Berkeley, CA , United States
4 h
English

About Your Host

The Black Squirrel is Berkeley's only local yarn shop! We are a highly curated shop, specializing in indie dyed yarns; hand-painted beauties you won't find anywhere else. We also carry curated variety of apparel, quilting, and home fabrics. Our shop is unlike any other craft supply you've ever visited, and we've got an incredible classroom space that we aim to use to fullest advantage!

What we'll do

For anyone (over 16) who would like to learn to create their own minimalist dress or tunic, from the design concept to the finishing techniques, this is a class not to be missed! No need for a sewing machine - this is a hand sewing class! Our aim is to enjoy the process of slow fashion and to learn design principles with a truly hands-on approach. This 4 hour class will teach you the basics of designing and sewing a simple dress or tunic using just a rectangle of fabric. We will hand sew using a running and back stitch, and will have the option to decorate with contrasting stitch patterns, and go into simple alterations to make your garment truly unique. Basic supplies will be provided, but you will need to purchase your fabric, thread, and needles ahead of time. Bring them from home or purchase the at The Black Squirrel for a 10% discount!   *Cancellation Policy* You must cancel your class reservation at least 72 hours in advance in order to receive a full refund. Classes cancelled after the 72 hour limit has passed will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis, either by partial refund or by rescheduling. About the Teacher: Commercial fishing in Alaska, fashion design in NYC, creative director for retail brands, co-founder of the design and marketing agency rock and rain- Lynn Ursic's diverse experience is grounded in a deep sense of curiosity, a desire to create beauty, and a passion for ideas. Her philosophy: Engage in thoughtful design work- with purpose- honor materials and minimize waste.

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