About the Course
Learn how to choose fabrics, read patterns and master sewing machine techniques to make your own clothes. For students in grades 9-12.
Sewing - Intermediate - Apparel Production -Youth (Winter)
Feb 21, 2023
Aiste will guide students in grades 9-12 through the process step by step.
Learn and understand textiles including the fibers, weaving and cutting techniques and importance of sustainability.
Introduction to sewing machines that covers techniques and set up.
Read and understand patterns and the basics to create your own Design and create a garment from start to finish.
You must be able to bring your own portable sewing machine once a week to class. Sewing machines may be available to rent or purchase for an additional cost. A quality portable sewing machine is estimated to cost approximately $150. The additional cost of materials and tools is the responsibility of the students and is estimated at $100 - $200
If you are a student at Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, contact the Community School at email@example.com for information of scholarship opportunities provided by the Cape Cod Tech Foundation.
Aiste is an experienced designer with her own company. After studying Fashion Design at Lasalle College in Montreal, Canada, she has been working in the fashion industry for almost 20 years. Her fashion label Devinto is an ethically and eco-minded clothing brand that produces made to order women’s wear out of her studio in Hyannis. Check out her designs at www.devinto.net
Days and Times Held
Tu, Th (3:30 - 5:30 p.m.) - 6 weeks/ twice a week for 2 hrs
Aiste Zitnikaite, Designer