Homan Fashion Studio - Fall 2017
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Homan Square CampusFashion Studio is designed for students interested in learning foundational skills in garment construction, and for exploring multiple materials and textiles for fashion and beyond. Students learn strategies for altering existing garments and will be introduced to pattern-making, machine sewing, embroidery, and more while discussing how fashion shapes and creates culture.
Be You Fashion Studio - Summer 2016
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Homan Square CampusIn this course, students will develop skills in screen printing for textiles, fashion design, and tailoring/customization. Students will print on tees, and create wearables by altering existing garments and building accessories through sewing and print techniques in preparation for a culminating fashion show and sale at the end of the class.
Mending & Reuse
(with Kate Hampel)
Glouster Public Library, Glouster, Ohio - Fall 2019
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Homan Square Campus - Fall 2017It’s time to get out the cold-weather clothes again... Before you give up on ever wearing them again, join us for two sessions of Radical Mending--you’ll learn practical sewing skills including how to hem, patch, and adjust the fit of your existing garments, and try new ways to customize your clothes and make them your own.
(with Cate Breasley)
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Homan Square Campus - Summer 2018Fashion and Fiber Crafts Studio is the time for trying a new skill, completing a project, or beginning something brand new. Each studio day, the morning kicks off with a new project (fabric dyeing, block printing, jewelry projects). The follow up afternoon session is open-ended––a place to work on whatever you like. Bring in an existing project, or build on the project we started together.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Homan Square Campus - Spring 2018Personalize and update your wardrobe in just one workshop. Learn no-sew and hand-sewing methods to create exciting new looks from simple t-shirts. Skills covered will include material manipulation, alteration techniques, and drawing and stenciling for fabrics.
Online teaching available for the following for individual and group lessons:
Fashion Studio at Home (see Future Hearts, Minds & Dreamers)
Sewing Machine Introduction (see Textiles West)
English as Foreign Language and English as an Additional Language TEFL - TESOL Certified
Private Drawing and Mixed Media Lessons (see Thumbtack)
Screen Print + Graphic Design
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Homan Square Campus - Summer 2019In this three-part workshop series, participants gain a new skill in graphic design and marketing that can be used for community building or entrepreneurial projects.