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::Virtual:: Apocalyptic Making Skills: Solo Measurements with Kim McBrien Evans

Apocalyptic Making Skills: Solo Measurements

Every designer and instructor you’ve ever met has told you NOT to take your own measurements. But what are we to do when social distancing and isolation are the norm?

REBEL! And learn how to take measurements on our own, accurately.

You’ll walk away knowing how to put together a “solo measuring” toolkit, learn how to take your own body measurements, suitable for knitting garments, and understand which measurements are key to great garment fit.

What to Prepare:

  • Dress in a light layer of close fitting clothing, such as a t shirt and leggings
  • Pencil
  • Measurement sheet (from handout, sent prior to class)
  • Measuring tape long enough to go around your hips and full bust/chest
  • Large paper clips or binder clips or other similar clip
  • Masking tape
  • Optional: dot stickers for marking measurement points
  • Duration: 2 hours via Zoom
  • Minimum to run class: 6 students
  • Maximum: 30 students
  • Cancelation Policy: This is a Guest Instructor workshop and registration fees are not refundable or exchangeable. Please see the main class page.
  • Sliding scale pricing may be available. Please contact us for more details.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: This workhop is designed for all levels, and is especially helpful if you want to knit or crochet a garment.
Materials Included: Handouts
Instructor: Kim McBrien Evans
Instructor Bio: Kim McBrien Evans is a lifelong textile maven
Fee includes handouts for all measurements.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
(925) 263-2661
(877) 688-1012 – Toll Free

730 Camino Ramon,
Suite 186
Danville, CA 94526

We are open by appointment only during the Covid-19 Pandemic 
Tues : 12PM - 3PM
Wed & Thurs : Closed
Fri  : 12PM - 3PM
Sat - Monday : Closed