Sunday, October 28, 2012

Sewing? {NO-SWEAT!} Classes with Madam Chino at the UWM Craft Centre!

HEY Milwaukee FRIENDS! It's that time again! Three seasons out of four, Madam Chino offers classes at the UWM Union Studio Arts and Craft Centre: Spring, Summer and Fall.

"NO-SWEAT SEWING" is a 5 week course presented this round on Mondays from 6pm-8:30pm, brimming with exciting information and exercises on how to convert your clothing ideas into reality. We learn Basic Sewing, Anthropomentrics, Pattern-making, Draping, Pants-Making and Alterations amidst a long list of useful vocabulary and tools. Start gathering your inspirations!

NO-SWEAT SEWING starts on Monday November 8th! If you are interested in signing up or learning about any of the Craft Centre Classes, head HERE to learn more and then call (414) 229-5535

Community member and students alike, have you been to the UWM Studio Arts and Craft Centre and used their amazing facility to do anything awesome like throw a pot on the wheel, make stained glass, develop your own film, screenprint a shirt, sew a patch or a quilt, use the computer, cast a mold, or anything else amazing? Then be a pal and LIKE them on Facebook or FOLLOW their Blogspot blog! While your at it, LIKE Madam Chino's LOOK NOOK on Facebook too!

Here are some awesome action shots from my last class showing student altering block patterns and draping on dress forms:





Unique uniforms and uncommon costume, made-to-measure! Learn to sew, No-Sweat! Produce personalized patterns (both busts and bottoms) to suit silhouettes with fresh fabrics or appropriate preexisting apparel. Texturize your textiles with surface structure. Originate your own ornamental opulence and focus on favorite features! Distinctive designer duds can be displayed on the Recycadelic Runway during Earth Week in the UWM Union.

Instructor: Vanessa Andrew

UWM Students: $80 Faculty, staff, alumni: $90 Community members: $100

The Studio Arts and Craft Centre is located on the street level
of the UWM Student Union, Room EG30.


XX, Madam Chino!