Clothing (301)

301-602B. Sewing - Serger Projects.

Create serger projects for personal use and gift giving while perfecting serger stitches. Projects will vary from semester to semester. A supply list will be mailed prior to the first class.

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301-608C. Serger Sewing - Open Lab.

Perfect your current serger sewing skills while working on a project of your choice. Learn a new technique every week from the instructor.

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301-613. Begin & Return to Knitting/6wk.

Learn or review the basics of knitting, reading a pattern and exploring and trying various techniques for future use. Choose you own project or work on a preselected class project. Bring size 7, 8 or 9 (24" circular length) needles and one skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn to the first class. All levels of experience welcome!

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301-613A. Begin & Return to Knitting/4Wk.

During this 4 week course, students will learn or review the basics of knitting from casting on to binding off, learn how to read a pattern and how to check their gauge. Knitting on circular needles will also be introduced. Bring size 8 knitting needles and one skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn to the first class.

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301-613B. Intro to Knitting.

Besides bringing out your creative side, knitting is proven to be a meditative and relaxing way to lower your heart rate and blood pressure. In this three week course, come and learn how to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, and bind off while completing a project at the same time! Project selection will include a scarf, felted purse, cowl or hat. Supply list will be mailed prior to the first class.

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301-613C. Knitting Workshop - Mittens.

Get ready for winter and add creativity to your mittens! In this mitten kniting workshop, learn to work with two colors, cables, two types of thumbs, three different closures and the Kirchener/grafting stitch. Beginners welcome.

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301-613D. Knitting Workshop - Cast On.

In this knitting workshop, learn the principles of different cast ONs", how they differ and which cast on is suited for various types of projects. Beginners welcome.

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301-613E. Hand knit Socks - Beginners.

Hand knit socks are snuggly, comforting and a bit of extravagance for your feet! They are a fun, portable project and easier to make than they look. Students will use heavier worsted weight yarn to make it easier to learn the cast-on, heel flap, turning the heel, no-hole gusset and the Kitchner joining stitch. The socks you make in this beginner course can be worn as bed slippers, in your boots, or around the house. Once you have the basic techniques down, you will be able to advance to using the typical finer sick yarns! Please bring 2 skeins of worsted weight yarn (no dark colors) and size 4 double-pointed needles to the first class.

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301-613F. Knitting Workshop-Binding Off.

Give your finished knitted items a professional look! In this hands-on workshop, learn the principles of different bind offs, what bind off is suited for various knitted items, and why it should be used. Students must already know how to do the pearl and knit stitches. A supply list with homework to make small swatches will be mailed prior to the class.

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301-613G. Knitting Workshop - Finishing.

In this workshop, learn various ways to finish a knitted item. Techniques will include three-needle bind-off, mattress stitch seams for stockinet stitch, seaming garter stitch, weaving in ends, seaming two bound-off edges, adding new yarn and starting the finishing at the beginning of the knitted item using placement of the various increases and decreases. A supply list with homework to make small swatches will be mailed prior to the class.

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301-626. Basic Sewing Plus.

This course will review basic sewing techniques and introduces intermediate sewing skills. Topics will include pockets, collars, buttonholes, hems, techniques for fabrics that require special handling and timely sewing tips and shortcuts to make sewing fun and professional. A supply list will be mailed prior to the first class.

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301-626A. Basic Sewing Plus/18 Hours.

This 18 hours course will review basic sewing techniques and introduces intermediate sewing skills. Topics will include pockets, collars, buttonholes, hems, techniques for fabrics that require special handling and timely sewing tips and shortcuts to make sewing fun and professional. Instructor will contact new students.

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301-626B. Basic Sewing Plus / 12hr.

In this 12-hour course, review basic sewing techniques and be introduced to intermediate sewing skills. Topics will include pockets, collars, buttonholes, hems, techniques for fabrics that require special handling and timely sewing tips and shortcuts to make sewing fun and professional. A supply list will be mailed prior to the first class.

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301-626C. Basic Sewing Plus/9 Hrs.

This 9 hour course will review basic sewing techniques and introduces intermediate sewing skills. Topics will include pockets, collars, buttonholes, hems, techniques for fabrics that require special handling and timely sewing tips and shortcuts to make sewing fun and professional.

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301-626E. Sewing Fun Fabulous Aprons.

Aprons are back, but they are not the dull, boring or bland ones anymore! Turn your kitchen, party or BBQ into your own fashion runway using updated fabrics, trims and styling. Besides wearing your own, they make great gifts for the domestic diva, king or queen of the grill, children, family or friends. Beginning or experienced sewers welcome! A supply list will be mailed prior to the class.

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301-626F. Sewing With a Serger-Open Lab.

Don't let the serger get the best of you! Start or finish serger projects or learn a new technique from the instructor in this open-lab class. Participants can bring their own serger or use one from the school.

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301-626G. Sewing Memory Gifts.

Share memories with friends and family by using handed-down heirloom doilies or other stitchery and adding it to pillows, pictures and other decorative items that you may not have thought of before.

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301-626H. Sew Simple Gifts - Kids & Pets.

Have fun sewing simple gifts for children and our furry friends. Learn to make book bags, short-cut doll clothes, toys, games, easy costumes. Try something different with a new twist!

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301-626I. Sewing to Make Life Easier.

Make organizers for sewing tools, children and pet items, picnics, closets, chairs, beds, and the backs of car seats, as well as covers for various electronic gadgets and much more. All items will be easy, quick and fun to make!

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301-626J. Adv Clothing Construction.

Challenge your sewing skills and discover your best work in this advanced clothing construction course. Receive assistance with custom fitting, pattern alterations and construction detail. Students may choose projects which can include, but are not limited to, special occasion dresses and slacks.

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301-626K. Adv Clothing Const. 16 Hrs.

Challenge your sewing skills and discover your best work in this 16 hour advanced clothing construction course. Receive assistance with custom fitting, pattern alterations and construction detail. Students may choose projects which can include, but are not limited to, special occasion dresses and slacks.

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301-626L. Adv. Clothing Const. 12 Hrs.

Challenge your sewing skills and discover your best work in this 12 hour advanced clothing construction course. Receive assistance with custom fitting, pattern alterations and construction detail. Students may choose projects which can include, but are not limited to, special occasion dresses and slacks.

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301-626M. Kids Learn to Sew - Pillowcase.

Help a child learn to sew! The benefits are endless. Learning to sew helps children improve math skills, bolster imagination, promote confidence, aid in decision-making skills and create quality family time. In this hands-on sewing class, the child -- with the help of an adult -- will make a pillowcase. Topics to be covered include how to use a sewing machine, measuring, cutting and safety. A fabric selection guide and more information will be mailed prior to the start of class, which is designed for children ages 7 - 12. Only the adult needs to register, and one child per adult.

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301-626N. Sewing: Step it up a Notch.

Learn the latest designer and industrial sewing techniques using lace, sheer fabrics and decorative stitches as well as how to work with deco trims--both new and old.

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301-626O. Holiday and New Year's Aprons.

Make a fashion statement whether you are the host/hostess, or make it for gift-giving! In this hands-on sewing course, learn many ideas that will help you make a one-of-a-kind holiday or New Year's apron for an adult, child or a child's 18-inch doll. Beginners welcome! The latest unique, fun and easy sewing techniques and tips will be incorporated into rolled hems, various neckline closures, and unique trim application, among others.

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301-626P. Kids Learn to Sew-Photo Pillow.

A course for adults and kids together! In this hands-on sewing course, an adult, under the guidance of an instructor, will help a child learn sewing skills to make a creative photo transfer pillow. Together, the adult and child will take a favorite photo, transfer it to fabric and then sew it into a decorative pillow. Learning to sew helps enhance math skills, critical thinking, patience, project management, creativity, confidence and adult/child together time. For children ages 7 through 12. One child per adult. Only adult registers. A supply list will be mailed prior to class.

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301-626Q. Kids Learn to Sew - Doll Bed.

A course for adults and kids together! In this hands-on sewing course, under the guidance of an instructor, the adult will help a child learn to sew a simple pillow, quilt and sheet for a doll bed for an 18-inch doll. The items made will be for a plastic storage box that becomes a bed. When the child is done playing with it, everything can be stored inside of it. Learning to sew helps enhance math skills, critical thinking, patience, project management, creativity, confidence and adult/child together time. For children ages 7 through 12. One child per adult. Only adult registers. A supply list will be mailed prior to class.

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301-626R. Scarves Galore!.

Scarves Galore! Scarves are a versatile wardrobe accessory. They are easy to make and are great for gift giving! In this hands-on course, learn how to make several different and unique types of scarves from a variety of fabrics. Discover the latest fashion trends and learn the endless ways to tie them. A supply list will be mailed prior to class.

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301-626S. Update Your Sewing Skills.

Whether you are a new or experienced sewer, here's your chance to update or refresh your skills. Learn new and improved sewing techniques from darts to hems and everything in between while working on a project of your choice.

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301-626T. Alterations for a Great Fit.

Do you have clothes in your closet you don't wear because they don't fit right and are too expensive to be tailored? Learn new alteration techniques to lengthen, shorten, take-in, let-out, and make minor adjustments that will give your clothes a new look without breaking the bank. Students bring in projects of their choice.

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301-626U. Update Your Sewing Skills 4 Wk.

Whether you are a new or experienced sewer, here's your chance to update or refresh your skills. Learn new and improved sewing techniques from darts to hems and everything in between while working on a project of your choice.

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301-626V. Patternmaking & Design-24 hrs.

Learn how to make a pattern block, which is a custom pattern to the specifications of your own body. It can be used as a reference for pattern alterations when sewing clothing. Discover proper measurement techniques, basic drafting skills and how to apply this block to future projects. In addition, learn basic pattern manipulations, which are the foundations of design. This is an intermediate-advanced level class that requires basic pattern knowledge and experience.

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301-626W. Classic White Shirt Variations.

A classic white button-down shirt is a timeless wardrobe piece for everyone, no matter what age or gender. In this hands-on sewing class, learn current industry sewing construction techniques to create a well-fitting classic white shirt or a variation of it by incorporating simple current style changes or fabric combinations.

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301-626X. Sewing Fashion Accessories.

Unleash your creativity and make fashion accessories for yourself or others! Choose from an array of unique, fun and trendy fashion accessories such as bags, belts, hats, hair-accessories, ear warmers, scarves, pins, collars, boot spats and gaitors, eyeglass cases, make-up bags, beach cover-ups and much more!

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301-626Y. Beginning & Return to Sewing.

In this basic sewing class, get started on a sewing machine and learn fabric selection, cutting out fabric and seam variations. Techniques to be covered include hems, zippers and buttons, as well as an introduction to sewing on a surging machine. Choose your own beginner project or choose a preselected class project.

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301-626Z. Intermediate Sewing / Open Lab.

Intermediate Sewing is a continuation of Beginning Sewing. Focus on garment construction, including picking out and altering patterns to fit your body. Start a new project of your choice, or get help reviving an old project. The bulk of the class will be open sewing time with some advanced techniques, including a demonstration of basic garment construction.

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301-628. Trendy Handbags and Totes.

Be ready and in style for all your handbag and tote needs! Learn various decorative sewing techniques while creating one-of-a-kind handbags, beach bags, grocery bags, diaper bags, toy totes and more! This is a great course for beginners and experienced sewers.

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301-628A. Wool Felted Applique Mittens.

Give an old wool sweater a new life as mittens while trying your hand at needle felting or wool felt appliqué.

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