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"Knock It Off" Pattern Making

Dates: March 7-28, 2020

Meets: Sa from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Location: Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 305

Registration Fee: $149.00

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In this class, you'll create your own patterns from clothing you love - without taking the clothes apart! "Knocking off" a pattern means to copy it. That's why we call them knock-offs. Most of us wear variations on the same clothes. Once we find pieces that work, we keep on using them. Making patterns from well-loved clothes means that you can make new pieces that are guaranteed to fit perfectly. And, using thrift store fabrics makes it fabulous, sustainable, and affordable. You will make patterns from existing clothing, adapt patterns to new fabric choices, and cut and sew those patterns into brand new pieces of clothing. You must bring your own sewing machine and a pair of scissors. $10 for materials (pay to instructor on the first day of class) OR bring 1 yard of pattern or craft paper, tracing wheel, pencil and straight pins.
Fee: $149.00
Hours:12.00

Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 305

1122 East Garfield Avenue
Glendale, CA 91205

Anna Brody

A. Laura Brody spent 30 years as a professional costume crafts person, designer, and maker. She's made costumes for LMFAO, the Black Eyed Peas, and Rhianna.  She has worked for Netflix, Disney Imagineering, the LA Opera, Disney and Nickelodeon TV, Diavolo Dance Theatre, and many specialty costume houses.  She's taught at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, and given workshops in DIY sewing, draping and patternmaking for adults and kids alike.  Her relaxed, encouraging, and adventurous approach to teaching makes pattern making, draping, crafts, and sewing accessible and fun. If you can dream it up, she can make it- and show you how to make it too.
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