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Sewing and Machine Basics - Apparel Industry Based Sewing Workshop

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Albuquerque Apparel Center

270 2nd St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

20 First Plaza Center NW, Suite 31, Galeria (downstairs)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Sewing and Machine Basics

Students learn components and operation of a sewing machine and study terms & concepts of different stitches, when to use them, and how to properly sew and press/iron them. Fabric terms and essential sewing notions, materials, supplies are explained. Skills in critical thinking, analysis and problem solving applied to apparel construction are emphasized as well as industry-based skills for garment assembly and quality assurance. Sewn samples and instructions are completed for taking home to be used for future referencing.

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AAC School Of Fashion Design

Learn the aesthetics of high-end fashion couture garment and wearable art construction techniques. ​From concept to consumer, we cover inspirational concepts, flat pattern design/drafting & draping, sewing, and more!

Albuquerque Apparel Center School Of Fashion Design provides a quality apparel and accessory education in a safe and positive environment of wholistic wellness to various ages, ethnicities, and sexual orientation. We emphasize individual attention, focusing on each students individual learning style, preparing them to think critically and imaginatively, and to develop a pattern of lifelong learning and giving.

Working together with various "helping hand" service related organizations, AAC
School Of Fashion Design also provides Fashion Design classes and workshops to those in need of a hand "UP" to get them back on their feet and functioning positively and productively. FD Classes and Workshops offer these students an opportunity to discover self-worth within themselves and guide them in directions toward opportunities to help themselves, their families, and their communities.

AAC School Of Fashion Design Mission Statement

AAC School Of Fashion Design strives to provide a quality apparel education to all ages ethnicities, and sexual orientation which emphasizes individual attention. Our commitment is to prepare our students to think critically and imaginatively, to become responsible citizens, and to develop a pattern of lifelong learning.

The Purpose of an Education at AAC School Of Fashion Design

AAC School of Fashion Design provides a quality apparel education to all ages with emphasis on individual attention. We guide students in revealing their creative talents, assist them in the growth and expansion of those talents, and provide them opportunities to share their talents with others that provides them a means of financial support, fulfillment in life, and service to others. In addition, we provide mentorship programs for schools and organizations.

Fashion Design Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops are limited to 4-6 students per class in order to provide individual attention and nice class flow. Various levels of classes and workshops are available from learning to set up, operate, and trouble shoot your ​sewing machine to creating your own patterns from a basic pattern block. Choose a one-day workshop focusing on buttonholes,
pockets, zippers, or pattern grading. Dive in deeper with a detailed sewing class designing the perfect fit and finishing of tops, skirts, and pants. Learn to make and manipulate your own patterns. Design Costumes for Film and Theatre. Don’t forget undergarments! Study their history and create a corset or other “undie” of your choice.

If you are interested in a class or workshop that is TBA (To Be Announced), please let us know.

Class/Workshop Size: 4-6 students
Age: 16 and Up (If younger, please contact to discuss.)
Skill Level: Beginner - Advanced
Registration Deadline: 3 Days prior to class
Cancellation/Reschedule Deadline: 3 days prior to class.

Cancellation/Reschedule and No Show Policy

Albuquerque Apparel Center lets you change or cancel a class, workshop, or other service within 72 hours of the scheduled event and get a credit for the full amount, applicable toward any future class, workshop, or other service AAC provides within a year of the original payment date. If you are not planning to attend any portion of your scheduled class, workshop, or other service, please cancel or change your reservation at least 72 hours prior to scheduled event. Clients who fail to cancel or change their scheduled event and fail to attend are subject to our No Show Policy, in which the entire reserved amount will be cancelled and all funds from the “No Show” event will be forfeited and may not be used or applied toward future classes, workshops, or other services.


Classes and Workshops are held at Albuquerque Apparel Center:

20 First Plaza Center NW, Suite 31 ABQ, NM 87102
First Plaza Galeria. Phone: 505-803-6966.
(Downtown, South of the Abq Convention Center between Tijeras & Copper, and 2nd & 3rd.)

If you are interested in a class or workshop that is offered on a day/time you are unavailable, please contact us with a day/time that is best for you. There is a possibility the class can be offered at your requested day/time in the future.

If you are interested in a class or workshop listed in the Curriculum, but it is not listed in Current Class and Workshop Listing and Descriptions, please contact us with a day/time that is best for you. There is a possibility the class can be offered at your requested day/time in the future.


Registration:


It's easy to register for classes and workshops:

1. Register Online via this website:
Locate the classes/workshops you are interested in listed below under Current Class Listing and Descriptions. Register for each chosen class/workshop by making your payment located next to each class listing.

2. Mail payment to Abq Apparel Center:
(Please be sure to include applicable tax.)
PO Box 26735, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87125

3. Register at the Abq Apparel Center Office:
If you prefer to come in to our office, please contact us to schedule an appointment.
Our office is located at 20 First Plaza Center NW, Suite 31 ABQ, NM 87102 (downstairs in the Galeria)
(South of the Abq Convention Center between Tijeras & Copper, 2nd & 3rd.)

Questions? Contact Abq Apparel Center: info@AbqApparelCenter.com or 505-803-6966.

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FAQs

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to take a class/workshop?

Preferred age is 16 or older. If your child is younger, call us to discuss.


What are my parking options at the Albuquerque Apparel Center?

Street parking and parking structures


What should I bring to the class/workshop?

Each registrant will receive an email with a detailed description of what to bring.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Melissa Beasley, Albuquerque Apparel Center: info@abqapparelcenter.com

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes

Can I update my registration information?

Yes

What's the refund policy?

Albuquerque Apparel Center Cancellation/Reschedule and No Show Policy

Albuquerque Apparel Center lets you change or cancel a class, workshop, or other service within 72 hours of the scheduled event and get a credit for the full amount, applicable toward any future class, workshop, or other service AAC provides within a year of the original payment date. If you are not planning to attend any portion of your scheduled class, workshop, or other service, please cancel or change your reservation at least 72 hours prior to scheduled event. Clients who fail to cancel or change their scheduled event and fail to attend are subject to our No Show Policy, in which the entire reserved amount will be cancelled and all funds from the “No Show” event will be forfeited and may not be used or applied toward future classes, workshops, or other services.

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