ONSITE: Continuing Sewing
Want some guided instruction for your personal projects or just want to practice to improve your sewing skills? Bring your own projects and explore advanced techniques with weekly demonstrations. Demonstrations may include specialty seams and finishes, darts, pleats, pockets, buttonholes, zipper applications, sleeves, collars, making minor fit adjustments to sewing patterns, and other student requests.
- Sewing machines are supplied, but you may bring your own if you prefer. The teacher will discuss where to purchase supplies during class. Students can expect to buy fabric and notions for personal projects.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.
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