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riyoko

Sewing 101

$216.00

riyoko

Sewing 101

$216.00

Come learn how to sew, and start making your own projects! Join us in the spacious and inspiring new Riyoko Work/Shop and learn the fundamental beginner skills to get on your way to exploring and creating! In this class, students will learn their way around the machine through various projects and gain the foundational sewing skills to translate into future projects for themselves. Students will learn how to read patterns, and how to choose fabrics and patterns right for the projects they are making. They will make a lined gift bag, pyjama pants, and learn how to hem pants, and sew zippers. The skills of sewing can seem daunting, but with the right instruction, it can be fun and sew much easier than you think! 

This course is three 3-hour sessions. The next sessions is:

May 8, 15 & 29 - 6 pm to 9 pm

*No prior sewing skills are needed for this class. This class is for Adults, if you have a teen that is interested, please let us know, and we will let you know when a teen class will be available. 

*Class fees include all supplies except fabric scissors, and due to Covid, students are encouraged to bring their own sewing machines. Don't have a sewing machine? No problem! Just let us know and we can have one ready for you. Sewing machine rentals are $10/ per class

*We are dedicated to providing a safe, spacious and clean environment for the students to work in. We sanitize high touch surfaces, and fog the class before each session. Students will be situated 2m/ 6 ft apart in their work spaces to keep everyone comfortable and safe. We ask that all students wear masks in class. Thank you for your understanding in advance. To our collective well being in the days ahead. 

Riyoko Studio, 1721 29 Ave SW, Suite 445

Instructor:  Kassia Tuffs

Kassia Tuffs is an experienced sewing instructor and costumer with a diverse background in fashion design. She has an education from the Olds College Fashion program, and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the Alberta University of the Arts lending her the skills and techniques to create high-quality garments. Her work as a costumer in the Alberta film industry has further sharpened her attention to detail, and her supportive and engaging learning environment offers a chance for students of all abilities to grow and develop their sewing skills.