Fiber Works MPLS is a NE Minneapolis community textile/fiber junction offering workshops in sewing & knitting to children and adults.  Sharing a love for the fiber arts.

2423 6th St. NE, Minneapolis MN 55418 | fiberworksmpls@gmail.com | 612-720-3657

Fiber Works MPLS Homeschool Textile Program

 

Ten weeks $200. Discounts for families with 2 or more students.

 

FALL 2019 :

September 19 - December 5, no class 10/17 or 11/28

Thursdays 10:30-12:00 (ages 9-17)

This hands-on program focuses on the basics of sewing and knitting techniques.  We cover sewing machine knowledge, basic machine stitches, hand knitting fundamentals, history of textiles, costumes, and fashion illustration. Students will complete projects in both knitting and sewing and a personal sketch book. The course is designed to introduce students to the world of textiles with the opportunity to try it out.

Planet Homeschool Fashion Design

 

Fall Semester 2019 $150.

Fri. 10:30-12:00 (ages 10-17)

We will take a close look at what it takes to be a Fashion Designer, delving into:

  • History Of Fashion

  • Garment parts and style of garments

  • Different cuts and shapes in dresses, shirts, pants, necklines and sleeves

  • Types of Fashion: Haute Couture and Ready-to-Wear

 

We'll also learn about different designers and why they are important and work on developing your own style.

Other topics covered will include understanding textures and colors, learning about all kinds of fabric, a look at current trends and understanding them, how to get your designs manufactured, and more.

Each student will make their own inspiration board to include sketches, color choices, fabric swatches, photos and accessories.

NOTE: We do not have a supply fee but kids will need to get some supplies on their own.