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June 2017

Workshop: Crash Course in Industrial Machines

Ever wondered what it would be like to upgrade from your table-top sewing machine? Feeling a need for speed? This hands-on class will introduce you to every Industrial Machine in our shop. What each one does, how to thread and troubleshoot, and operate each one safely. Satisfies competency requirement for industrial area of our shop.

Start:
June 3, 2017 12:00 PM
End:
June 3, 2017 2:00 PM
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Portland Apparel Lab
425 SE 11th Ave
Portland OR
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Creative Town Hall #5 (Finding Inspiration)

Need a dose of inspiration? What do you do when you get creatively stuck? Designers, artists, and innovators from the apparel world—let’s gather together to share what our sparks our imaginations! Share resources and techniques that reliably get you out of your rut and find out what works for others!

Start:
June 7, 2017 6:00 PM
End:
June 7, 2017 8:00 PM
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Workshop: Knit Knowledge

So you want to “stretch” your knowledge and confidence around sewing with knit fabrics, yes? Awesome. Sewing stretchy fabric requires different techniques and tools. If you’ve got a grasp of wovens, but still feel iffy about knits, we’re here to help de-mystify this new jersey world for you.

Start:
June 10, 2017 10:00 AM
End:
June 10, 2017 2:00 PM
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Portland Apparel Lab
425 SE 11th Ave
Portland OR
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Workshop: In the Pocket

A simple pocket can simply elevate a garment from ho-hum to classy. Stylish and functional, learn how to put a professional polish on all your pockets, including single- and double-welts, hidden side-seam and exposed zip-pockets. We’ll show you how the pros get theirs to lay neatly without fail.

Start:
June 17, 2017 10:00 AM
End:
June 17, 2017 2:00 PM
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Portland Apparel Lab
425 SE 11th Ave
Portland OR
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Workshop: Dress Up Your Shirt

In this class we will unlock the mysteries of the classic oxford dress shirt. We’re talking: Collars, collar stands, cuffs, cuff plackets, and button holes! Join us for some dressy, shirt-based fun.

Start:
June 24, 2017 10:00 AM
End:
June 24, 2017 2:00 PM
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Location:
Portland Apparel Lab
425 SE 11th Ave
Portland OR
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