Sun, Jul 28|
Hello Stitch Studio
Sew a Bomber Jacket with Sandra Johnson
Make your own fabulous bomber jacket out of upcycled materials in one day with artist Sandra Johnson.
Time & Location
Jul 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Hello Stitch Studio, 1708 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703, USA
About the Event
Join Hello Stitch Gallery artist Sandra Johnson to learn industry tricks used in creating ready to wear clothing that you can use in your everyday sewing. While making this bomber jacket, you'll work with upcycled materials to create a one-of-a-kind look. You will see how fun and easy it is to cut, sew and finish this jacket in one day. This workshop will be an enjoyable time for you to learn new tricks, refresh your knowledge of best practices, and have a fun filled day with other creative people. Oh, and at the end of the day you'll walk out in your new bomber jacket!
Skill level: Advanced Beginner and up
Supplies: The pattern for your bomber jacket will be included with the class. A complete supply list will be emailed upon registration, but you will need the following upcycled materials:
Front & back of jacket: A quilt or other suitable piece of upcycled material that measures at least 36” x 45”. Vintage "cutter quilts" can often be found for cheap on sites like Ebay. These are quilts have been deemed too worn for use on beds, but often have plenty of salvageable (and beautiful)
Sleeves: Denim or fabric for the sleeves (7/8 yards) of 45” wide fabric or old jeans which you will deconstruct
*This class comes free lab time until 8pm the day of your class so that you can stay and work on your pattern with the help of Hello Stitch Staff.
About the instructor:
Sandra Johnson started sewing in 7th grade and received a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, Textiles, & Clothing from Arizona State University, Tempe. She has been teaching quilting and sewing for 30 years. In 2014, Sandra decided to teach full time and create art and clothing that would appeal to creative people all over the world. Sandra has been featured in several publications, including Simply Moderne (summer 2018 and winter 2019), Altered Couture (2018 - 2019), Haute Handbags (2016-2019), and Apron-ology (2014)
*Due to the special nature of this workshop, this is a non-refundable class. However, if you are unable to make the class, you can transfer it to a friend!
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