Sewing Garment Construction 1 Fashion Design Class
by Heidi Ivey
Heidi is teaching at the Stitching Studio, Austin Texas. In this course students will gain a practical education on the foundations of garment construction. The course begin with machine basics and students will quickly start to build a sewing sample portfolio. Throughout the course students will acquire a strong knowledge of industry standards, principles of clothing construction, pattern/ fabric layout, cutting techniques, proper pressing, various seam finishes and zipper insertions, along with other tips and time saving tricks used in the fashion industry. Students will complete their final project by constructing a well made skirt with attention to the finer details. The class starts August 21st and runs through Sept 13th. Evening classes meet Tuesday/Thursday 6 to 9pm. Class cost is $400 for a total 24hr course.