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You have a creative mind. You love fashion. You can’t stop thinking about the designer jacket…the one you caught a glimpse of on your coffee run. Fashion advice? It ends with you. You’re always thinking, “I can make that look so much better.” Take the class to put your heart and passion to work!
Elements of Garment Construction will introduce you to the foundational concepts of garment creation. You will have an overview of industrial equipment, processes of measuring, cutting, sewing and sequence of assembly. It’s time for you to bring your apparel dreams to life and this is your first step in getting there!
The course objective is for you to walk away with improved fashion prowess…an ability to analyze and adopt construction methodology to industry standards in the form of:- Operation of industry standard machinery- Knowledge of seams and sewing operations- Correct sequence of assembly- Finishing techniques for an aesthetically pleasing and functional garment
Do you have friends that share your excitement for fashion? Bring them
Most materials and supplies are provided by the college; however, some basic items may need to be purchased by class participants (i.e. thread, fabric, zipper, double fold bias tape to match individuals project).
This course is suitable for ages 14+.
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Saturday, November 5, 2016 - Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:00 PM - 12:00 PMEastern Time
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The Art Institute of Pittsburgh420 Boulevard of the AlliesPittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219(412) 291-6200
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