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 community fabrication and makerspace near Union Square, Somerville MA, that is dedicated to making creativity a way of life. It does this by maintaining a community workshop, training its members in the use of all of its professional-grade equipment, and hosting events promoting the learning and practicing of craft and creative expression.