L1: Belief, Visualize, Design, Plan, Cut, and Sew With Fashion Designer DAlgarin

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Diana Algarin
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(9)
In this 2-week online course, students will be introduced to sewing a pillowcase.

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 9
Students will improve their knowledge and skills of the operation of a sewing machine and the finishing of a piece. 
I am a special education teacher with a master's degree in undergraduate studies in fashion and interior design. I started studying this discipline when I was 12-years-old, many moons ago in the now-disappeared class, Home Economics. My father saw my skills, although I did not recognize them, and bought me a Kenmore sewing machine in Sears! I took some classes in the store to know how to handle the machine. Ever since I have been sewing fashion and decorating homes. My last project was to refurnish my own living room furniture. I created a club where the members, included my daughter, designed and sew their own clothing in preparation for fashion shows. They were part of the competition where my daughter and the other student won the first prize. Now my daughter is the designer of the family. Spectacular! For this class, we will start with a pillowcase because it is simple enough to introduce you to some sewing skills which will be helpful in other projects. The designs will be age appropriate and will not reflect any offensive pictures. 
Homework Offered
Practice what you have learned.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
The pillowcase will be evidence of their progress.
Grades Offered
Sewing machine
At least, 1/2 yard of any cotton, rayon, or mixed with polyester fabric.
Thread, needles, pins, scissors...
Be extra careful when handling sewing tools. Parents may supervise but are not required. 

Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(9)
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I am a retired special education teacher who taught all the basic classes from K-12. I graduated from the University of Central Florida with a master of arts in 2002. I hold a few add-on certificates, such as Braille I and 2, RESOL (ESOL and... 
Group Class

$74

for 2 classes
1x per week, 2 weeks
55 min

Live video meetings
Ages 11-16
1-9 learners per class

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