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One Stitch at a Time 2

Photo: Sewing supplies

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Take your sewing skills to the next level in this second part of “One Stitch at a Time”.

Sewing instructor Tina Sharapova will go beyond the fundamentals gleaned in Part 1. You'll deepen your knowledge of pattern layout (reading and interpreting) and cutting techniques, as well as focus on small sewing projects! Sew much to learn!

Materials

  • Portable sewing machine (foot control, extension cord, bobbins, manual)
  • Thread
  • Fabric to practice on
  • Basic sewing supplies (shears, pins, seam ripper, tape measure, etc.).

Other supplies will be discussed and brought to class.

Course details

Dates: Mondays, March 9 to March 30, 2020 (4 weeks)
Mondays, May 25 to June 15, 2020 (4 weeks)
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton campus (campus map)
10 MacKay Drive, Marshall d'Avary Hall, Room 320
Course fee: $100 (+HST)
Instructor: Tina Sharapova

Register for March 9-30, 2020
Register for May 25-June 15, 2020

About the instructor

Tina Sharapova was born in Moscow, Russia. She grew up in a big family, where everybody did something creative — embroidery, wood craving, knitting or sewing. Tina has experience with a variety of handicrafts. Her formal art training took place at the Moscow College of Arts and Crafts, with majors in carpet and tapestry making. After graduating, she worked for several years as a designer in a carpet company, then she took part in organizing a small tapestry studio, making unique designs for handmade tapestries.

Then in 2006, she moved to China with her family and after a period of searching for a new vision, she tried doll-making, paper clay, patchwork, and finally felt-making, which had similarities to her work with carpets for its soft texture and many usages. She also ran classes for children and adults. In 2016, she moved to Fredericton to continue her education at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design and to work on a diploma in Textile Design. She is a member of New Brunswick Crafts Council.

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