Hand-stitch a Shirt from Scratch (25SU24) with Hinda Mandell

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Monday July 8

Time (ET)

10:00 AM  –  3:00 PM

About the Art Start Workshop

Imagine hand-stitching a shirt from scratch without measuring for seam allowances or dealing with irons or sewing machines. In this workshop, students will create a “fuss-free” shirt that looks perfectly lovely! Participants will be granted the freedom and skills to create a more organic than perfect garment but still uniquely you, and one-of-a-kind! This workshop assumes all participants will be beginners at stitching, although all levels are welcome. Once you make one shirt, you will have the experience to make as many as your heart (and hands) desire. These hand-stitched shirts are constructed with running and back stitches and with bias tape along the neckline. Your visible stitchwork along the neckline, sleeves, and hem will create a distinctive garment and perhaps even the start of a new wardrobe you’ll wear with pride by the workshop’s conclusion, just in time for the warmer weather. The size-inclusive pattern we use ranges from XS-5XL.

See the material list for this Art Start here.

Art Starts are a fun, one-time workshop for adults that feature mini, introductory lessons in art making with the guided help of one of our teaching artists.

Registration Details

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Registration for an Art Start does not include museum admission.

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After registering, you will receive an email with your receipt, confirming your registration for the class.

Online registration ends 24 hours before the art workshop, but you may be able to register in person up until 30 minutes after its start. View MAG’s refund policy here.