Skip Navigation Website Accessibility

Open Labs WEDNESDAY Oct. 12:30-3:30 pm

Open labs are set up for people to sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor.  Bring your own machine and sewing supplies, we have cutting tables and mats, sergers, and a bookstore with fabrics,interfacing and sewing supplies.  If you are brand new to sewing, Learn to Sew 1 is your first step and then move in to an Open Lab.
Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Advanced beginner
Materials Included:
Cutting & sewing tables, cutting mats, rulers, irons and a serger are available for the students use.
Bring your sewing machine, sewing tools, pattern, fabric
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

Open Labs WEDNESDAY Oct. 12:30-3:30 pm

$ 43.00
Wed, Oct 2, 2019 at 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Add to Cart

Wed, Oct 9, 2019 at 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Add to Cart

Wed, Oct 16, 2019 at 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Add to Cart

Wed, Oct 23, 2019 at 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Add to Cart

Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Add to Cart