Spring Classes:

Alter Your Clothes Like A Pro  at Glendale Community College’s Garfield campus. March 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th from 10 AM- 1 PM. $120 for the full series plus $15 materials fee.

A. Laura Brody has 30 years experience as a costume craftsperson, designer, and maker.

She’s made costumes for LMFAO, the Black Eyed Peas, and Rhianna, among others.

She has worked for Netflix, Disney Imagineering, the LA Opera, Disney and Nickelodeon TV, Diavolo Dance Theatre, and many specialty costume houses. Her relaxed, encouraging, and adventurous approach to teaching makes pattern making, draping, crafts, and sewing accessible and fun.

If you can dream it up, she can make it- and show you how to make it too.

Other classes offered:

Get Your Stretch On- Alter Your Stretchy Clothes

Fast and Dirty Alterations- Alter Your Clothes TV Style

Knock It Off and Make Your Own Pattern

Politics of Pockets and…

Staple Drape Your Own Designs

Staple draping is sculpting on the body, using repurposed fabric, a stapler, staples and scissors. It’s a fun, fast and sustainable way to create shapes. Take the drape and use it to make a pattern or take out the staples and sew it up. You can do this if you’ve never sewn a seam, or if you sew all the time and want a fresh way to create your textile art.

For the philosophy of staple draping and the importance of DIY, go to https://www.youtube.com/user/alaurabrody/videos

To see staple draping as a performance, go to http://vimeo.com/15717235 .

Staple draping pictures are at http://www.pinterest.com/dreamsbymachine/staple-drapings/

And to find Instructables on making your own mobility art, go to http://www.instructables.com/member/a.laura.brody/

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