Sievers School of Fiber Arts, Washington Island, WI
||Garment Construction Intensive
||Class Fee $400
Daryl Lancaster – Wrap your body in clothing from your own hands. This is a terrific class for those wanting to learn to fit and sew clothing from their own handwoven, hand printed, dyed, quilted, felted, commercial or other special fabrics, as well as those more experienced students wanting more polished and professional results in their garment making. New students will construct a basic unlined jacket with pre-washed fabric you bring to class and custom-fit to yourself, while learning all sorts of inspiring techniques to make your clothing reflect your creativity. Returning students who have already made a jacket with Daryl in any of her classes may opt to bring their own patterns and agenda. You can expect to gain confidence in your garment construction skills, no matter what level, and will learn to work with your chosen fabric. Daryl’s goal is to have participants look at sewing as a creative process. Skills will be taught using samples, handouts, storyboards, Power Point presentations and demonstrations. (A supply list will be sent to you prior to class.) For new students only: Materials fee of $35 includes interfacing, pattern paper, twill tape, press bars, shoulder pads, and extensive bound notebook. Sewing machine in good working order and some minimal basic sewing skills required. A limited number of sewing machines are available to rent for class use. For all levels.
||Garment Construction Intensive: Extended
||Class Fee $520
Daryl Lancaster – This class offers more time to design and sew, in a 7-Day version of Daryl’s 5-Day class. See Class No. 17A for basic class description.
August 1-4, Arlington, VA
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Weave your Own Cloth on a Four Shaft Loom (one day workshop)
Weave your Own Trim on the Inkle Loom (half day)
Photographing your Work (lecture)
Color and Inspiration (Lecture)
American Sewing Guild Conference
Peters Valley, Layton, NJ
|Garment Construction Intensive: Clothing from Your Own Hands
Date: August 9-13, 2013 (5 days)
Instructor: Daryl Lancaster
Level: Beginner and Beyond
Class Description: This is a terrific class for those wanting to learn to fit and sew clothing from their handwoven, hand printed, dyed, quilted, felted or commercial fabric, as well as for those more experienced students wanting polished and professional results. You will construct a basic unlined jacket, from your own fabric, custom fit to your body. Learn all sorts of inspiring techniques to make your garments reflect your uniqueness. This class is designed to teach creativity as well as technique. Returning students who have already made a jacket with Daryl in any other class may opt to bring their own patterns and agenda.
Instructor Bio: Daryl Lancaster, a hand-weaver and fiber artist known for her award winning hand-woven garments, has been constructing garments for more than 45 years. Daryl has a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Montclair State University. She gives lectures and workshops to guilds, conferences, and craft centers all over the United States and Canada. The former Features editor for Handwoven magazine, she frequently contributes to various weaving and sewing publications.
Instructor Website: www.weaversew.com
(tuition includes lunch during workshop)
Studio/Materials Fee: $50
A $30 Registration Fee will be added to your course total. This is a one-time annual fee for non-members. If you are a current member, this fee will be removed before credit card processing.
Harrisville Designs, Harrisville, NH
Aug 26 – 30 (Mon – Fri)
All levels are welcome. This is a terrific class for those wanting to learn to fit and sew clothing from their handwoven, hand printed, dyed, quilted, felted or just commercial fabric, as well as for those more experienced students wanting polished and professional results. New students will construct a basic custom fit unlined jacket from their own fabric while learning all sorts of inspiring construction techniques to make their garments reflect their creativity. Returning students who have already made a jacket with me in any other class may opt to bring their own patterns and agenda. $425.
with Daryl Lancaster
Date(s) – Greenwich Mean Time/Universal Time Code:
Thu, 03/21/2013 – 5:00pm – 6:00pm (1-2pm EDT)
For those who are comfortable warping and weaving on an inkle loom take this next step with a paired pebble weaving pick-up technique.
Using PowerPoint and live Webcam presentations, participants will learn in one session,
• to read a paired pebble draft,
• learn to exchange pattern threads and ground threads
• Explore design options and ideas
Should know how to warp an inkle loom and weave a competent band.
What to Bring:
To register for this class click here.