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hi! i just wanted to pop in quickly to tell you that i just updated my classes page with the remainder of my NYC classes for this year. i’m teaching at both Purl (note: Jill is teaching there now too!) and Brooklyn General, and there are some new offerings, so take a gander if it […]

june/july classes

ok, time for my monthly note about what classes i’m teaching, in the big old apple and beyond! i’m coming down next weekend, June 24-26, and this will be my last trip to the city until September, so hop on the boat and learn a new skill, and you can keep on making all […]

may classes in nyc

Zippers Workshop @ Home Ec in Park Slope/Gowanus, Brooklyn

Friday, May 20 from 6:30-8:30pm

Intimidated by zippers? Don’t be! In this 2-hour class Cal will show you the three kinds of zippers applicable to most projects: centered zipper, fly zipper, and invisible zipper. Whether you’re making a simple zippered pouch, a pair of trousers […]

teaching makes me happy

if you read my blog, i think you know by now how much i LOVE to teach. i try to always remember to photograph students at the end of my classes with their projects; the looks of pride, satisfaction, and excitement on their faces give me great joy. these pics are from last […]

february classes in NYC

i always mean to post these on the first of the month, but inevitably it’s a good two weeks in before i actually get around to it! so don’t forget, you can always check in with my classes page if you’re wondering what’s coming up…

here’s the roundup for next weekend, the 25-27. it’s gonna be […]

classes in brooklyn and beyond...

my final bit of administrative duty is to announce that i’ve updated my classes page for 2011. as always, it’s a work in progress, but January and February are pinned down. for the most part i’ll still be teaching in brooklyn about once a month, but i’ve got some travel plans in process, which i’ll […]

november classes

i will return for my monthly visit to NYC next weekend… won’t you join me to learn something new?

Sewing Workshop: Built by You Blouse @ Lena Corwin’s Studio in Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Saturday, November 20 from 11am-4pm (lunch included)

Patternmaking Workshop: Shift Dress @ Brooklyn General Store in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

Sunday, November 21 from 10am-12pm

*NEW* Patternmaking Simplified: […]

october classes in brooklyn

happy october first!

we are still reaping a bounty of tomatoes and greens nearly every day, with the occasional zucchini here and there. i suppose i should also pick those beets, turnips and broccoli soon… good thing we’re having soup weather already.

i wanted to remind y’all that next weekend (october 8-10) i’ll be back in brooklyn […]

*new* summer dress patternmaking class

the second class i’m teaching in brooklyn this month is a two-hour patternmaking workshop at brooklyn general, in which you’ll draft a pattern for a sleeveless summer shift dress. here are the details:

Patternmaking Workshop: Shift Dress

Sunday, July 18   10am-12pm   $50

In this 2-hour workshop you will learn to draft a pattern for a simple sleeveless shift […]

more brooklyn classes in june

also this month i’ll be back at brooklyn general on sunday the 20th, from 10am-1pm with a brand new class: make your own sunhat! we’ll draft a quick pattern and then whip up these simple reversible hats right on the spot.

after that i’ll be hoofing it over the Gowanus canal drawbridge to home ec for […]

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