SEWING WORKSHOPS

2.9.18 BEGINNERS SEWING WORKSHOP

Richard Cotto, designer of The R Gene, taught a sewing workshop geared towards beginners for the women of the Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese at The Center for Nonprofits in Springdale. In this workshop, Richard taught the skills to start sewing and previewed the next steps to become an intermediate sewer to be taught in a future workshop.

Workshop Topics Included:

  • Threading a Machine
  • Basic Stitches
  • Stitching Shapes and Names
  • Several Types of Seams
  • How to Use Basic Patterns

2.8.19 BEGINNERS SEWING WORKSHOP

Richard Cotto, designer of The R Gene, taught a sewing workshop geared towards beginners for the Teen Action Support Center at The Station in Springdale. In this workshop, Richard taught the skills to start sewing and previewed the next steps to become an intermediate sewer to be taught in a future workshop.

Workshop Topics Included:

  • Threading a Machine
  • Basic Stitches
  • Stitching Shapes and Names
  • Several Types of Seams
  • Cutting and Creating Basic Patterns

1.12.19 BEGINNERS SEWING WORKSHOP

Ashley Little the designer of Ellen Elaine and her assistant Morgan taught this beginners sewing workshop open to the community at Drake Field in Fayetteville.

Workshop Topics Included:

  • Reading Patterns
  • Thread Machines
  • Technical Terms
  • Cutting and Pressing Technics
  • Accurate Measurements
  • Fabrics