Introduction to Sewing for Cosplayers @ Borderlands Comics and Games, Jacksonville [14 September]

Introduction to Sewing for Cosplayers

18:00 - 20:00

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Borderlands Comics and Games
10230 Atlantic Boulevard #11, Jacksonville, Florida 32225
Introduction to Sewing for Cosplayers

One of the primary components of making your own cosplay is sewing. This workshop is an introduction to sewing.

Workshop fee includes a complete sewing kit, fabric for weeks 2 & 3, patterns for weeks 2-4, and additional materials needed for decorating your creations.

All attendees are asked to bring their own sewing machine. We will have additional machines available for those who do not have their own.

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Week One — Sewing 101

* Sewing safety – proper use of all sewing equipment
* Introduction to sewing tools
* How to determine pattern size
* How to read a pattern envelope and select fabric
* How to thread a sewing machine and select proper stitch and length

Week Two — Sew Your Own Pillow

* How to properly cut out pattern pieces and follow pattern directions
* How to pin and sew a seam
* How to finish seams and sew hems

Week Three — Make Your Own Makeup Bag

* Learn to add a lining and work with notions, like snaps and trims.

Week Four — Fun Lounge Pants

* How to sew a casing and insert elastic
* Attendees will be required to supply their own fabric for this project.

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Classes will be held at Borderlands Comics and Games every Thursday evening between September 14th and October 5th from 6:00PM-8:00PM.

This event is limited to 8 spaces.

Ages 12 and up.
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