ONSITE: Introduction to Sewing Knits: T-Shirt or Legging
This class is a 2-day crash course on learning to sew with knit fabric. Students will end the workshop with a finished simple t-shirt or pair of leggings. Topics and demonstrations will include knit fabric basics, how to sew knit fabrics without a specialty machine, basic knit seams, and knit finishes.
- Sewing machines are available but students may bring their own sewing machines if they wish.Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
This is an ONSITE course. All onsite students are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Students are expected to adhere to our COVID-19 policies. Onsite courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. For more info please visit visarts.org.
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About the Instructor
Amanda Campbell’s passion for sewing and fashion design started when her grandmother taught her at a young age. She quickly fell in love and took classes throughout middle and high school before attending Virginia Commonwealth University, where she graduated with a B.F.A. in fashion design and a minor in media studies in 2015. She started her own brand, ABLE By Amanda Campbell in 2013; showing and selling collections of women’s ready-to-wear and evening looks and creating custom designs for clients.
In 2020, Campbell began working at Sassy Jones, a women’s contemporary lifestyle brand. She is currently the lead designer there where she heads the creation of the brand’s clothing, jewelry, handbag, and accessories lines. She has been teaching at VisArts since 2021 and is eager to share her experience and knowledge of sewing and design with others.See More Classes By Instructor