Open to members and non-members, this is the second workshop in the introduction to sewing series (following on from Basic Sewing Techniques using the Industrial Sewing Machines), this session will add more complex sewn samples to participant’s sample books. Participants will be given a set of patterns to cut, here they will be introduced to a pattern layout, calculations of yield, pattern tracing, notches and following grain line directions on a pattern. Each participant will watch a demonstration of and construct a sample of a bias binding, a finished curve, placket, cuff, clean finish, gathering and a zipper.

Members, please beware that attending a 201 does not give you open access to the Studio. To obtain unrestricted access to a Studio you must complete the 101 Safety Training for that Studio.

Course Price: $175
Materials Fee: $15

Facilitator: Ron

Ronald's diverse background in the apparel & fashion industry includes production and pattern making at Canada Goose, product development and production for Toronto-based menswear label Get Fresh Company and also designed for brands like Lululemon and Champion USA. An avid garment engineer, Ronald takes technical design and garment construction very seriously, and places utmost emphasis on quality workmanship. He is currently a product developer for a Smart Textiles and Embedded Electronics Apparel firm at Myant. Staying active in the fashion industry, he designs under the alias VANDAL, a neo-hybrid women's wear line comprised of tailoring and streetwear aesthetics. Ronald is a graduate of Seneca College School of Fashion, class of 2010 and teaches high-school fashion design courses.

Members must wear closed-toe shoes and should not wear loose clothing, protective equipment is provided.

Cancellation policy: For a 100% refund, cancellations or changes must be made at least 48 hours in advance of event date. Contact Member Services to cancel your attendance. There is no refund for no shows.