This class is designed to teach simple and basic techniques of adjusting clothing to fit your body style and size. We will explore alterations on men's/women's shirts and men's/women's pants. At the end of this course, a student should feel comfortable in altering their garments to make them smaller or bigger, shorter or longer, and altering specific areas of the garment.
To train a student on practice and theory how to perform basic alterations on clothing
Basic sewing experience
A student should bring one shirt and one pair of pants they would be willing to "destroy" in practice.
Zoya Derevyannich is the owner/designer of Zoya Designs (www.zoyadesignsboston.com, www.facebook.com/ZoyaDesigns). She specializes in custom fashion design, alterations, and private collection. Zoya has 13 years of experience in men's clothing making and tailoring, and 12 years of experience in women's clothing making and alterations. She has a great passion for the craft of designing and sewing, and is one of the lucky ones who absolutely loves what they do!
Session 1: Monday, July 9, 7:30PM - 9PM
Session 2: Monday, July 16, 7:30PM - 9PM
Session 3: Monday, July 23, 7:30PM - 9PM
Session 4: Monday, July 30, 7:30PM - 9PM
Session 5: Monday, August 6, 7:30PM - 9PM
Session 6: Monday, August 13, 7:30PM - 9PM
When & Where
Artisan's Asylum, Inc.
Artisan's Asylum is a 40,000 sq. ft. member-based non-profit community fabrication center located in Somerville MA, dedicated to making creativity a way of life. Our mission is to support and promote the teaching, learning and practicing of design & fabrication by offering:
* Shared design and fabrication tools and equipment in our various community workshops.
* A large range of publicly-accessible classes offered by local artisans.
* Various monthly membership structures allowing access to our facility.
* On-site studio and storage rentals allowing members to create and store projects on-site.
* Hosting local craft-related events to help encourage DIY culture and community craftsmanship.