Learn how to sew from a pattern of your choosing. In five sessions, drop-ins welcome.
Fridays, 5/31; 6/7; 6/14; 6/21; 6/28, 12-2pm
Class Cost: Pregister online for $100. Sign up here (account creation required, takes up to 24 hrs to process): http://recenroll.smgov.net/adet.sdi?activity_id=32488
Or drop in on each the day-of for $25 cash at the door – call (310) 458-2239 for info.
Sewing pattern basics-Bring in a pattern you would like to sew (we suggest an “easy” to “medium” difficulty) and learn what all the pattern notes mean, then get hands on help sewing it together in class. You’ll need all the materials listed on the back of the pattern for the size or model you want to make. You’ll also need to bring your sewing machine (machines are available for borrowing at the Center but they cannot be taken home), scissors, pins, a chalk marking pencil, and a seam ripper.
Angharad Caceres is a lifelong crafter and until recently the owner of the Urban Craft Center in Santa Monica. Beginning with the Campfire group she belonged to in elementary school, she has dabbled in a huge variety of crafts (many of them glue gun dependent) but especially enjoys those that create objects with purpose. Bookbinding, soapmaking, knitting, and sewing are at the top of her list. Teaching has always been a part of her life, from the 4th and 5th grades she taught in Portland, Oregon, to the classes she ran at the Urban Craft Center, she is dedicated to sharing her knowledge and passion for making.
In Person Advance Registration: For cash or check payments, advance registration is accepted in person at the Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th St., Santa Monica CA 90401 (just south of Broadway), between 8:30-5pm M-Th & every other Friday. Please remember to bring cash to cover material fees on the first day of class.
Day-of Registration: For drop-ins, please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of class with cash to cover both the class and material fee. It is advisable to call ahead in case a class has reached capacity.
Parking and Transport: Parking is free for 1.5 hours in Parking Structure 7 (off Broadway west of 4th) or 8 (off 2nd St. north of Colorado) adjacent to the Santa Monica Place Mall. The first 1.5 hours are free, the next hour is $1 followed by $1.50 every 30 min. thereafter to a maximum of $14. There are also meters on Ocean Avenue, $2/hr maximum 2 hours. Buses that serve 1450 Ocean include Routes 1, 7 and Rapid 7, 10. Visit bigbluebus.com for more information.
General Info: For more information about classes and registration, please contact Community Classes at (310) 458-2239, firstname.lastname@example.org.