Sewing and Costume Building for Theatre (Workshop)

Presenter: Jenny Hill
When: May 24th 10-5 (Lunch Break from 1pm-2pm, feel free to bring a lunch or go out)

Have you ever wanted to help out with costumes or making costume alterations, but aren't confident with a needle and thread? In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing and building costumes for theatre, and become a great resource for costumers (and maybe even become a costumer yourself for upcoming productions!). You will learn some of the most commonly used handsewing techniques, how to cut out and assemble pattern pieces, basic machine sewing, and more. You'll come away with great new skills and resources that you can use in your future productions as well as in your personal life.

Skill Levels: Absolute Beginner to Intermediate

Cost of the workshop is $10: To register, email Colleen to get your name on the list (first come first served). Bring your cash to the workshop.

Bio: Jenny Hill has worked with KWLT since 2009 in a variety of roles, most recently as the costumer for the 2014 production The Dover Road. She has been designing and building costumes for over 12 years for theatre and other events.  She feeds her passions for the arts, technology and learning by volunteering with other organizations in the community, including Family and Children's Services, Hackademy, Ladies Learning Code, and the Canadian Society for Training and Development. In her professional life, she creates learning experiences as a Senior Courseware Developer, and frequently writes and speaks on a variety of learning and accessibility topics.



Event Date(s): 

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 10:00 to 17:00