ONSITE: Intermediate Sewing + Patternmaking
Improve your sewing skills or use class time for guided practice. You can work on your pre-approved projects and explore more advanced techniques after weekly demonstrations. Demonstrations may include specialty seams and finishes, making fit adjustments to sewing patterns, drafting simple sewing patterns, and other student requests.
- Students are welcome to bring their own sewing machines to class. Please be sure to purchase all supply list items before classes begin.
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 On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. For more info visit visarts.org. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program: if interested 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