Drawing with a Sewing Machine

July 30 - July 31



Drawing with a Sewing Machine

Drawing with a Sewing Machine

Learning to draw with a sewing machine adds another medium to your art toolbox. During this 2-day workshop, you will be introduced to using a basic sewing machine to practice drawing exercises such as contour drawing, gestural studies, and color shading.

You will also learn other drawing methods unique to the sewing machine such as couching and cut-back applique.
A sewing machine is provided and previous drawing experience is not required.

If you know how to operate a basic sewing machine and you are ready to learn more, this workshop is for you.

  • Student Supply List: (Click HERE): Students are responsible for bringing the supplies listed.
  • Course Prerequisites: Basic use of a sewing machine
  • Course Level: All Skill Levels

Price: $336

Prices are listed in Canadian Dollars and include daily lunch/snacks, relevant materials fees and any applicable taxes


Lesley is a practicing artist and art instructor. She has a BA(Hons) 1st class in Embroidered Textiles, Middlesex University, London, UK. She is a trained, experienced teacher and has instructed in Fine Arts Textiles at the Victoria College of Art and independently. She holds City and Guilds of London Institute certificates in embroidery and design, a University of Calgary Certificate in Visual Design, and is a Master Knitter of Canada.


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