Advanced Garment Construction
This class is designed for the advanced seamstress who wants new construction ideas and extra assistance in pattern adjustments and fitting. You select your own projects, which can be for yourself or others and can be pattern and/or garment alterations. Each class include demonstrations, handouts, samples, an explanation of a new lesson, and sewing lab time.
Course level: Advanced
Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($70)
Marilyn Stanley is a certified Family and Consumer Scientist with a Masters in Education who teaches in the Fashion Program at Sacramento City College and numerous Adult Education classes in the Sacramento area. Her vast background in clothing, textiles, and fashion contribute to her precise approach toward personal garment fitting and construction. As a Certified Palmer/Pletsch Instructor in Fit, Pant Fit, and Tailoring, she has been one of Sacramento's most popular and in-demand educators for leading workshops in fitting solutions and serging techniques. She originated the first Sewing club in the Sacramento area in 1984 with a monthly serger club meeting at the Yardage Shop on Arden Way. She began teaching the "Know Your Serger" classes in 1989 for Meissner's Sewing and Learning Center.