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Open Lab in Wednesday w/sewing machine 9:30-3:30

This is an open lab, set up for people to sew on any project they wish at their own pace.  Tops, shirts, T shirts, knit shirts, tunics, jackets, coats, skirts, dresses, bags or purses, totes or quilts may be constructed with the help of a sewing instructor who has years of experience working with all types of fabrics and patterns.

Use a classroom sewing machine and leave the worries of having the right size or type need for your project.  We have a large selection of needles and feet to sew any type of stitch. 

If you are brand new to sewing, Beginning Sewing is your first course, and then you may enroll in an Open Lab.

If you need a lot of help altering and fitting your pattern or construction techniques, may we suggest an Alter and Hacking Patterns or  Learn to Sew 2/3 class that include the use of a sewing machine and techniques.
Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Advanced Beginner and Beyond
Materials Included:
Sewing Machine, Cutting & sewing tables, cutting mats, rulers, irons and a serger are available for the students use.
Students bring their own sewing tools, fabric and patterns.
Instructor Name:
Ryliss Bod
Instructor Bio:
Ryliss Bod is the Founder and Director of the Sewing & Design School and has extensive experience teaching Fashion Construction and Design at a Washington State Technical College. She instructed courses for both continuing education and career training in all levels of sewing construction, home décor construction, fashion accessory construction, fashion design, fitting & pattern alterations, pattern-making, textiles, history of fashion and quilting.

She received her teaching degree in K-12 grades and studied art, clothing and textiles at Central Washington University, pattern-making and CAD at Gerber Technology, fashion design at the Paris Fashion Institute, pattern-making and construction techniques with Kenneth D. King and countless others.

Throughout her career she developed workshops and fashion shows, hired instructors and conducted fashion and fabric shopping field trips to Portland, San Francisco and New York. Ryliss has been a Contributing Editor at Sew News Magazine, Threads Magazine, judge for the 2014 RAGS Benefit, Make it With Wool and the Washington State 4-H Dress Revue and host of Instagram's Sew Photo Challenge #sewApril2017 and #sewapril2018.. She may be contacted at

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