Education

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Sew Valley aims to bring sewing education to the Ohio Valley area. Classes, workshops, and one-on-one learning will be offered regularly to anyone looking to expand their skills. 

 

INTRO TO INDUSTRIAL SEWING

Saturday, October 13th
10:00am–2:00pm
Lead by Ian Moreau

Intro to Industrial Sewing will cover the concepts of industrial vs. domestic sewing, and why these are vastly different and when to know you need one versus the other. Participants will learn how to use a straight stitch machine, zig-zag machine, three thread serger, and iron, and will leave the class with a canvas tote bag and pillow with a zipper. All skill levels are welcome.

Instructor Ian Moreau is a highly skilled sewer with over 35 years of experience and comes from a long line of tailors. He currently owns/operates Moreau Sewing where he leads classes and offers alterations and custom tailoring services out of two locations in Northside and Over-the-Rhine.

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INTRO TO KNITTING

Saturday, November 10th
1:30–3:30pm
Lead by Sew Valley member Terri Martin

Join us for a one day class, perfect for future knitters and experienced knitters. You'll get a kit with yarn, needles and a pattern to make a pair of fingerless mitts in class! You'll learn how to cast on, knit in garter stitch and bind off.

Instructor Terri Martin is a knitwear and textile designer. A hand knitter for almost 15 years she also designers patterns for machine knitters under her label Altis Studio

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Interested bringing your vision to life?

From Idea To Product

To learn more about the Design and Production Processes and come to our bi-monthly educational seminar: From Idea To Product

From Idea To Product will be an information session where new designers with big ideas come to Sew Valley to ask questions, and learn the necessary steps required to make their ideas come to life. Over the course of this seminar, you will learn how the production process works, what is needed to get going, and the expenses that will incur over the course of the project.

Presentation from our August info session. Check back for links to our next event.