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.
If you have never sewn before your first step is Learn to Sew and then you may move into an Open sewing lab.
1 hour lunch, you may bring your own, go out or stay in and sew.
Advanced Beginner and Beyond
Cutting & sewing tables, cutting mats, rulers, irons and a serger are available for the students use.
Bring your own sewing machine, pattern, fabrics and sewing tools.
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 email@example.com.