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Parsons First Year Workshop: Advanced Sewing Workshop

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm to 9:40 am

Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, L901 2 West 13th Street New York, NY 10011

This workshop will introduce intermediate and advanced sewing techniques for textile constructions using standard and industrial sewing machines. More advanced sewing techniques, such as installing a zipper, creating encasements for rigid supports or elastic, and lining fabric, and surface manipulations will also be covered. Students must bring their own bobbin spools and cases, scissors, pins, and zippers (optional), fabric, and thread to class. Sewing machines will be provided.

Presented by Wennie Huang, part-time assistant professor, Parsons The New School for Design.

This event is part of the Parsons First Year Workshops series. For a full list of workshops click here.

Open to Parsons First Year students only.

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Art and Design


Parsons School of Design


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