Project Runway Greenwood
Wednesdays from 4-5:30PM // TWEENS
Thursdays from 4-5:30pm // TEENS
A class for beginners and novices alike, come and learn how a sewing machine works and to make a maxi box pleat skirt using African wax print fabric. We’ll dedicate October and November to making our bright, bold and beautiful garments and have a fashion show on the ArtPlace Christmas float during the parade!
All supplies included, registration fee is $25
Students may register below or print a registration form here and drop it by ArtPlace. You may also come by anytime to pick up a registration form if that’s convenient.
Sponsor a Student!
Because these classes are offered at no cost to students, we rely on the generous contributions of businesses and private donors.
It costs $325 per student each semester to conduct this program. We hope to have each of our youth individually sponsored to help make this program a reality year-after-year. Thank you for investing in our youth!
LEVEL 1 SEWING WORKSHOP // PROJECT RUNWAY GREENWOOD
Beginning February 5 (Ages 12-18)
Calling ALL TEENS who want to learn how to sew!
If you have been wanting to learn the basics and how to use a sewing machine, this class is for YOU. Led by Yolande van Heerden, participants will learn how to thread the machine, load a bobbin and perform general maintenance. You will make your own customized sling bag as well as a beginner dress. At the end of our class, participants will have the opportunity to be part of our fabulous fashion show: PROJECT RUNWAY, GREENWOOD! Participants will travel to Delta State University for a tour of the Fashion Merchandising Department. Participants are expected to show willingness, commitment, a go get 'em attitude, and be a part of our winning group! This class will meet every Monday and Wednesday from February 5th to April 4th from 4 pm to 5:30pm, as well as 2 Saturdays, dates to be announced from 9 am to noon. There are limited spots available for this class. Please register no later than January 22nd, so interviews can be scheduled.
LEVEL 2 SEWING WORKSHOP // PROJECT RUNWAY GREENWOOD
Beginning February 6 (Ages 12-18)
Calling ALL TEENS who have graduated from a previous sewing workshop and are ready to step up their game!
This Level 2 class is a workshop for students who have completed a level 1 sewing workshop. In Level 2, Yolande van Heerden will lead participants to continue to build confidence and accuracy with their sewing skills. Participants will not only make a snazzy outfit, but make a super swanky sling bags to showcase at our fashion show graduation: PROJECT RUNWAY, GREENWOOD. Level 2 will also be introduced to SERGERS, How and when we use them, threading, and general machine maintenance. Participants will travel to Delta State University for a tour of the Fashion Merchandising Department. Participants are expected to show a willingness, commitment, a go get 'em attitude, and be part of our winning group. This class will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from February 6th to April 5th from 4 pm to 5:30pm, as well as 2 Saturdays, dates to be announced from 9 am to noon. There are limited spots available for this class. Please register no later than January 22nd, so interviews can be scheduled.
*If you are not accepted into level 2, due to the class full to capacity, you can apply to level 1*