Photography by Bob Payne, Photo Fashion
As a service for my students, I do longarm quilting using a Gammill Vision 1, 22-10 longarm quilting machine.
You can be as young as 13 to begin your journey into the world of sewing. Each project will present new challenges and skills that will prepare you for that next level - the choice is yours.
Learn the fashion design process: mood board, sketching, draping, flat patternmaking, garment construction. Make samples of: seam techniques & finishes, darts, necklines, sleeves, pockets, buttonholes, zippers. . .
Learn the fundamentals and the creativity is up to you, whether it is a baby quilt, a t-shirt quilt, a wallhanging, a bed quilt.
Create your own: window treatment, decorative pillow, bed skirt, pillowcase, placemats, tablecloth, napkins.
Learn the process: body measurement, pattern selection, fabric choice, cutting layout, pattern terminology, how to use a serger and sewing machine.
An experienced, professional educator adept at working with anyone--teen through adult--at any skill level--beginner through advanced.