January 26th, 11 AM - 2 PM Wingwalker Brewing 235 W. Maple Ave in Monrovia, CA.$45 Do you want to make your own clothing, but don't want to spring for an expensive dress form? Make your own out of duct tape and stuffing!
Bring a "sacrificial" t-shirt (to use for the base) and a couple of rolls of duct tape in your color of choice. We'll make a form that's just your size.
photo by Heidi Marie Photography
February 3rd, 7-9 PM Wingwalker Brewing 235 W. Maple Ave,Monrovia, CA. $30
Bring in your hand sewing, mending, and clothing/housewares/soft toys that need repair. I'll bring my full kit, and together we'll get that mending pile down to a manageable level.
A. Laura Brody has 30 years experience as a costume crafts person, 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.
Introduction to Sewing Alter Your Clothes Like A Pro "Knock It Off" Pattern Making The Politics of Pockets Fashion on the Fly:Staple Drape Your Own Designs Get Your Stretch On (Alter Your Stretchy Clothes) DIY Duct Tape Dress Form Visible Mending And many more!