Introduction to clothing construction techniques applicable to theatrical costumes, fashion design, and textile arts. Includes lectures, demonstrations, and practice lab. Recommended: DRAMA 211; DRAMA 416.
Construction Skills for Theatrical Costuming
Deborah Skorstad is offering an intensive costume construction class . Class will focus sewing skills and garment construction fabrication. The student will learn how to use professional shop equipment, machine and hand sewing techniques; will be expected to complete 3 garments. The aim of this class is to learn how to use a sewing machine, sewing vocabulary, how to assemble and finish a garment. Students can learn basic sewing skills or take their current skills to the next level.
Lecture and demonstrations will be Thursday morning 9am to 11:20 in the UW costume shop, with 10-15 hours of homework each week. Instructor will be available for hands-on project help and other times by arrangement.
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