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Kennedy Playground

Sewing Classes at Kennedy Recreation Center Begin April 1, 2005
By Alex Padro
Mar 29, 2005, 16:17

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Sewing for Beginners classes resume at the Kennedy Recreation Center, 1401 7th Street, NW, in April. Please see schedules and costs for each class after the description of each class below. For more information on the classes, contact the Kennedy Recreation Center at 202-671-4794 or Singha at 202-265-4278/jrhsinga@verizon.net.



Sewing I

This class is designed for beginners. Learn the basic fundamentals: introduction to the sewing machine, sewing terms, equipment and notions, information on fabrics, patterns, and pressing techniques that will prepare you for advanced sewing classes. One sewing project completes the class. Eight-week classes meet on Mondays: April 4, 2005 to May 23, 2005, and June 6,2005 to August 1, 2005. Time: 6:45 PM ? 8:45 PM. Fee: DC Residents--Teens ? Free; Adults - $125.00; Seniors - $62.50. Non DC Residents: Teens - $62.50; Adults - $148.00.



Sewing II

After completing this class, you will be able to make skirts or pants in the colors and fabrics of your choice. You’ll learn how to take key body measurements, how to read and buy a pattern, and how to make pattern alterations for a custom fit. Plus, you will learn how to select the appropriate fabrics, how to layout, mark and cut, construct a fitted waistband, darts and insert a zipper. Eight-week classes meet on Wednesdays: April 6, 2005 to May 25, 2005, and June 1, 2005 to July 27, 2005. Time: 6:45 PM ? 8:45 PM. Fee: DC Residents--Teens ? Free; Adults - $125.00; Seniors - $62.50. Non DC Residents: Teens - $62.50; Adults - $148.00.



Sewing III

Learn to make that jacket or blouse to go with your skirt or pant. Learn to make the alterations you need for a perfect fit in the fabric and color of your choice. Learn how to set in sleeve, make buttonholes, collars and how to select and apply interfacings for a great finish. You’ll finish the class with confidence to make more fashionable projects. Eight-week classes meet on Fridays: April 1, 2005 to May 20, 2005, and June 3, 2005? July 29, 2005. Time: 6:45 PM ? 8:45 PM. Fee: DC Residents--Teens – Free; Adults - $125.00; Seniors - $62.50. Non DC Residents: Teens - $62.50; Adults - $148.00.



To register for these classes or for more information, contact the Kennedy Recreation Center at 202-671-4794 or Singha at 202-265-4278/jrhsinga@verizon.net.




Alex

Alexander M. Padro
Commissioner, ANC 2C01
1519 8th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3205
Voice: 202-518-3794
Fax: 202-518-0078
Email: PadroANC2C@aol.com
Website: www.members.aol.com/PadroANC2C

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