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This class reveals the secrets you need to know to sew stretch knit fabrics like Spandex and Lycra. In 6 weeks you'll learn how to make form fitting, body hugging clothing. 

Tenneh Wilkins is a women’s wear fashion designer who utilizes fashion to pay homage to world culture. She received a Master of Fine Arts in Fashion Design from the Academy of Art University. Since then, she has worked as a Designer and Technical Designer in the fashion industry. Ms. Wilkins is currently the Head Designer and Seamstress for her own company House of Rubi.


This class is great for those with some sewing experience but have never sewed stretch fabrics

    Learn about stretch fabrics and notions needed
    Learn to measure your body properly
    Learn to read and custom fit a commercial dress pattern  
    Learn to prepare fabric for layout cutting and marking
    Learn construction techniques specific to stretch knits
    Learn proper finishing techniques 

Course duration:  6 week class/ 2.25 hrs each day (ONE time per week )
Thursday 7:15pm - 9:30pm

Cost: $295

Upcoming 2013 Start Dates:
Sept 19th or Nov 7th (classes start every 6 weeks)

Fabric and Supplies: Students should bring stretch cotton Lycra or Spandex fabric (3yds), ballpoint sewing machine needles, measuring tape, fabric scissors, paper cutting scissors, matching thread, pins, a seam ripper, #15 bobbin 

Prerequisite: Some sewing machine experience. Or, register first for "1 hr. Basic Sewing Machine Operation""2hr Sew Simple Workshop" or "4hr Learn to Sew in A Day" 

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1515 Church Ave, Lower Level
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Brooklyn NY 11226
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