SCHG's February Workshop




Swing Coat

ABOUT Daryl Lancaster: Daryl received her BA cum laude degree in Fine Arts in 1977 from Montclair State College Montclair, New Jersey and has been actively working since then as a weaver/fiber artist. Comfortable with the sewing machine for more than fifty years, she spent 10 years as a production craftswoman, selling her handwoven clothing in craft markets and galleries throughout the United States.  She teaches garment construction and related topics to weavers and other fiber enthusiasts across North America.

MORNING PROGRAM: Saturday, February 9 Thou Shalt Wash Thy Fabric When It Comes Off the Loom   Think of the washing machine and dryer as a critical part of the design “team”. Learn how to sample handwoven yardage. Explore possibilities of fiber, texture, sett and how much to weave.  Lots of ‘before’ and ‘after’ samples to explore.

4-1/2-DAY WORKSHOP: Friday, February 8, 9:00-4:00; Saturday February 9, 1:00-4:00; Sunday February 10 through Tuesday February 12, 9:00-4:00 each day:  Swing Coat  This workshop is for advanced beginning and above sewists.  You will use your handwoven fabric or you can use appropriate commercial fabric.  This longer swing coat with collar and bound buttonholes will be custom fit so it will look great, feel good and compliment your figure.  You will learn many inspiring techniques to make custom garments from your handwoven fabrics.  This class is designed to teach creativity as well as technique.

MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 12    Please note workshop days – Friday, February 8 to Tuesday, February 12.

Download this file for a complete description of fabric requirements.

MATERIALS FEE: $25 (payable to instructor) includes: shoulder pads, twill tape, interfacing, pattern paper and handout

PARTICIPANTS:  Advanced beginning or above sewists.

For details about registration, print the flyer.