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  • GREENPOINT WORKSHOP: Sew Zipper Pouches
  • GREENPOINT WORKSHOP: Sew Zipper Pouches
  • GREENPOINT WORKSHOP: Sew Zipper Pouches

GREENPOINT WORKSHOP: Sew Zipper Pouches

$85.00

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Interested in attending but no sessions available that fit your schedule? Please fill out this form and we will notify you when new sessions are added! 

Please note: All workshops are for adults ages 18+ only. All class registrations are final; please view our Cancellation Policy and Covid-19 Policy for more information. By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing to abide by these policies. Thank you for supporting our small business!  

Skill level requirement: this is NOT a learn to sew class; you must have sewn in the recent past, and be confident operating a sewing machine independently. See below for more info. If you're a total beginner, check out our Sewing 101 Workshops.

Whether you're a sewing newbie or a confident beginner wanting to tackle zipper projects, this class is for you! Our expert instructor will teach you sewing basics while you make two lined zipper pouches: One larger pouch, perfect for makeup or an on-the-go project bag, and a second, smaller pouch, ideal for change, credit cards... you name it! Here’s what we’ll cover:

  • Basic intro to a sewing machine, including how to sew a straight seam.
  • How to cut fabric accurately
  • Pinning and sewing seams
  • How to create a lining for each pouch
  • How to sew a squared, flat bag bottom
  • How to install a zipper

Basic sewing experience and comfort using a sewing machine is required for this workshop! If you think you need a bit of practice before tacking this project, check out our Sewing 101 workshops here. If you're unsure if you're qualified for this workshop, just shoot us an email summarizing your experience and we'll be happy to chat!

Materials:

Materials needed for class are available to be purchased at our shop in person or online as a local pick up order at a 10% student discount. Please note, within 24 hrs of registering for the workshop, you will receive the discount code for the materials needed. For your Zipper Pouches you will need: 

All tools needed to complete this class will be provided and sewing machines will be available courtesy of BERNINA of America.

 

Workshop Details

Date & Time: select above

Location: Brooklyn Craft Company, 165 Greenpoint Avenue (here's where we're located)
Cost: $85.00 + supply purchase during class

All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.

 Meet Your Instructor

Diana Rodgers is a fiber artist and educator who grew up on Long Island and is now based in Bronx, NY.  Since receiving a BFA from The Fashion Institute of Technology, Diana has pursued three creative career paths: fashion designer, manufacturer, and sewing educator. Sewing is the common thread among all three.


Most of her days are spent teaching people of all ages how to sew, but Diana finds time to work on soft sculptures, embroideries, and quilts.  Career highlights include teaching over 1000 people how to use a sewing machine, and selling her products to MoMA Design Store.


Find her work on Instagram @wonderthreads and dianarodgers.com

Hillary O'Dell is a creative Jane-of-All Trades. She flexes her multitude of skills in Art and Design by: styling, teaching lessons in fashion and sewing, creating commissioned pieces from furniture to clothing, and brand identity consulting. You can find this work on instagram @EclecticEdit 

Hillary is the founder and designer for Hilandel, a design label based in New York City, specializing in custom bridal as well as offering a collection of limited-edition ready to wear pieces. Check it out on instagram at @hil.an.del and at hilandel.com 

  

Special Thanks

Thank you to BERNINA for furnishing Brooklyn Craft Company’s sewing machines. Visit BERNINA online at WeAllSew.com.

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