GREENPOINT WORKSHOP: Sew a Toaster Sweater
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**All workshop attendees are required to wear a mask for the duration of the workshop**
Learn to sew a warm and stylish sweater in this two-part workshop! Great for advanced beginners or sewers of any level who are eager to try their hand at sewing knits!
In this two-evening workshop, you'll make a Sew House Seven Toaster Sweater #1, a semi-cropped sweatshirt/sweater. It features raglan sleeves, a wide waistband, loose turtleneck, long cuffs, and falls between the high and low hip. Super cozy and cute!
You'll learn how to:
- Measure the body accurately to create a perfect fit
- Work from a commercial pattern, including size selection, deciphering instructions, cutting from paper pattern pieces, and more
- Sew thicker stretchy knit fabrics
- Sew a turtleneck, cuffs and a waistband
- Please note-- we will only be covering Toaster Sweater #1 in this workshop
This is a two-part workshop taking place on the following dates:
Thursday 2/24 and Thursday 3/3 at 6:30pm-9:30pm
Skill requirements: Please note this is not a learn-to-sew class. This workshop is suitable for advanced beginners who are comfortable using a sewing machine and have completed a few projects in the recent past.
Date & Time: Select date above (Date selected is the first of two parts)
Location: Brooklyn Craft Company, 165 Greenpoint Avenue (here’s where we’re located)
Cost: $145 includes sewing pattern, 6+ hours of instruction, and use of our BERNINA sewing machines + tools. Does NOT include fabric or notions-- All required materials will be available for purchase during class at a 10% discount.
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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Diana Rodgers is a teaching artist living in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Since earning a BFA in apparel design from FIT, she has enjoyed a varied creative career including fashion designer, entrepreneur, and teacher. The ‘common thread’ among all these endeavors is sewing. Diana currently teaches weekly sewing classes to children and adults, covering everything from clothing to accessories to quilts. When not teaching, she creates sewn illustrations (or appliqué), inspired by all the things that make her feel nostalgic. You can check 'em out on Instagram @wonderthreads