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Industrial Machine Sewing with Adam Andreas
$219. Includes kit of bobbins, bobbin case and sewing machine needles.
Thursdays, January 9-February 13, 6-9 pm
Learn to sew on those ultra-fast commercial sewing machines — from lockstitch to coverstitch — and learn the fast, professional way to make apparel. Sew at up to 6500 stitches per minute instead of the 250 per minute on the typical home sewing machines. You’ll learn on the latest, most competent machines: Juki lockstitch, Pfaff overlock, Juki double-needle walking foot, Kansai coverstitch and Consew blindhem. You’ll learn how to thread the machines, understand and use sewing terminology, troubleshoot problems and how to handle fabric.
Learn production techniques to make a complete garment efficiently and beautifully.
Tuesdays, February 20-March 27, 6-9 pm, $219 (includes handouts. Prerequisite: Industrial Machine Sewing.
Now that you're used to the speed and can control the machines, use them to make an entire garment in a team sewing setting. Start your own business or join our production and sample sewing team. Learn the most efficient process to making a complete, quality garment, including which machine to use where and on what fabric plus the proper specs for the stitches. Best part: You can make garments for your collection.
Prerequisite: Apparel Construction
Choose an Option: Production Techniques ($219.00) Industrial Machine Sewing ($219.00)
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2111 NE 43rd Ave.,
Phone: (503) 927-5457
1 block north of NE 43rd & Sandy
BUS: #12 bus,
MAX: 7 blocks from the Hollywood MAX station
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