Young Dancers Association Sewing for Dance Workshop

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This project is supported by the Gladstone Region RADF

Young Dancers Association Sewing for Dance Workshop

with Anastasia La Fey


Length: 1pm - 4.30pm, 3.5 hours

Location: Gallery & Museum Think Tank

Cost: $25

Age group: Adult

Level: Intermediate

What's provided: The workshop will include discussion, demonstrations, technique sampling by participants and be structured in a flexible manner.

Bring: Participants would be required to bring fabrics, needles, threads and notions (ie: zips/ press studs, hooks & eyes).

Anastasia La Fey is a costumier, couturier and collector of fine vintage garments.

With an integral philosophy rooted deep in the practice of true craftsmanship, her explorations of cloth span the realms of both art and design.

With a particular interest in costume for dance, Anastasia is pleased to be the costume designer for the Young Dancers' presentation of The Magic Toyshop, and excited to share the art of costume/fashion design with the Gladstone Region through four exciting workshops.

WORKSHOP #3:  Sewing for Dance - *sewing experience required *

This workshop will cover the particular considerations required for costuming dance - including performance requirements, fabric choice, using (reworking) existing patterns for costume, alterations and fitting, with a particular focus on working with Stretch Materials.

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