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Basic sewing techniques, how to pick and use a pattern
I am currently an undergraduate student in my senior year studying Bio-engineering at UCLA. I have experience tutoring in a variety of different subjects from math to reading and writing, and I have a lot of experience working with students of all ages. I have a very strong background in Physics, Biology, math up through Calculus, and Chemistry including Organic Chemistry. Additionally I have a background in theatre, with experience in every aspect of the production of a show from performing as an actor, to hair, make-up and costume design, as well as directing and stage managing. I have my own car and a fairly flexible schedule. I also have a lot of energy and patience and enjoy working with all types of students!
How to use a Sewing Machine (skills including Straight/Zig Zag/Craft Stitch Machines & Overlock/Serger Machines; Industrial or Home machines).
Costume and clothing construction using commercial patterns.
Clothing & Pattern alteration techniques for the perfect fit.
Creating a pattern from an favorite article of clothing.
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I am a skilled seamstress/costume designer and basket weaver. I have worked with theatrical companies like Cirque Due Soleil, LA Opera and the Pantages Theater. I also and run my own sewing & craft business from home, "Paula in Stitches". My teaching experience in Los Angeles has been at MOOD Designer Fabrics and Hands on Third. G Any student can be confident I have the ability to teach anyone strong sewing & basketry skills from the very beginner to a more advanced student. I started my own sewing education in home economics in Jr. High School and have developed my skills over the years through on the job training. I learned basketry in summer camp and have been self taught since the age of 13. My capabilities have allowed me to become a sample sewer for designers like Greg Lauren ...
I graduated with a BFA in Fashion Design at parsons the New School for Design. I apprenticed for highly sought-out masters such as a bespoke tailor and a couture patternmaker. I learned the techniques utilized in Savile Row as well as learn couture and draping techniques from a master who used to be a head patternmaker at Jacques Fath. I also took a trip to Paris where I work side-by-side with artisans such as Lesage who specializes in embroidery techniques for fashion houses like Chanel, etc.
I specialize in fields related to math, art/design, computer skills, and making clothes. MATH: pre-algebra, algebra 1 & 2, trigonometry, geometry, basic math, linear algebra, pre-calculus, statistics ART/DESIGN: watercolor painting, acrylic painting, print design COMPUTER SKILLS: Adobe (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Acrobat), Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) MAKING CLOTHES: Couture sewing, tailoring, sewing machine, draping, basic construction, patternmaking, fitting alterations I graduated with a BFA in Fine Arts & Fashion Design, as well as gained apprenticeships with well-known masters. I was the top of my student in all my math classes with a passing A+ in Ap Calculus. I have tutored my college peers mostly in matters of draping, patternmaking, tailoring, and sewing. ...
I've been teaching for more than 3 years.
In these lessons you will learn the basics of the sewing machine and we can choose any project you would like to work on after a few basic sewing tests.
Intermediate students can skip the refresher if they want and get right into pattern drafting, cutting and sewing.
You will learn design terminology and I will step in at every question you have as well as throw in tips and tricks that may work best for your projects.
Let's get started!
I am a Fashion and Accessories Designer and Teacher for Sewing Studios in the Los Angeles area. I've sold my designs to Bloggers, Stylists and Boutiques. I have been Sewing since I was a kid and went to College for Business and Fashion. I love design, fashion, mentoring, crafting and teaching. Let me help you figure out that design you've had in your head or your entire wardrobe!
I've been designing and sewing my own clothes for the past decade. We will speak about what it is that you specifically want to learn and create. And just remember there are no limits to imagination.
I'll walk you through the process until we have completed your goal.
Hey there! My name is Djamilla and I love life. Currently I'm a freelance journalist and yoga teacher. But prior to that I've been a ballet dancer, fire performer, choreographer, dance teacher, herbalist, doula, permaculturist and video editor. I'm bilingual and have travelled the globe for many years. I assisted my friend while she was giving birth. And I believe that through education we create our own freedom. And I'm looking forward to assisting you in becoming the one you're meant to be! Educated primarily in Stockholm, Sweden: The Royal Swedish Ballet School The University of Stockholm Human rights and permaculture in Ecuador Midwifery Intensive, California Kundalini Yoga, California
I've been teaching sewing for 2 years and have been sewing for over 5 years. I got my degree in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to sew basic stitches along with making a pillow and as time goes on you'll be able to [put in zippers, make a hem, learn to follow a pattern. I specialize in zippers and making clothing, typically use beginning sewing books books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: industrial sewing machine (or if you have one at your house that works too), thread, needles and scissors. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!
A little about me. My name is Marisa and I am a 23 year old Art History major with a passion for teaching. I am a very outgoing kind hearted person. I work at an elementary school as a Teacher's Assistant. I love being around kids all day, they warm my heart and bring the child out in me. In my free time I sew, bake, cook and do extreme sports.
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