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Sewing, Laser Cutting & Engraving with Fabric

Saturday, June 20, 2020

2:00 PM

2 Saturdays, June 20, 27, 2020 : 10am-12:30pm

How can a laser cutter enhance your sewing, upcycling and textile design practice? Learn how in this introductory class.

What we will do

- Sketch a design on paper

- Import the design into Inkscape, a vector-based design tool

- Use the laser to cut out and/or engrave a design on your fabric 

- Finish your piece with hand and/or machine sewing

- Embellish textile engravings with embroidery accents

Instructor Bio: Adeline Thibeault

Adeline is a graduate of UMass Dartmouth with her BFA in Textile Design and Fiber Arts. While in school, Adeline learned and developed a wide range of techniques from papermaking to digital pattern making. Although her main focus lies within fibers she is also a lover of the fine arts, art history, and science. In her spare time Adeline loves to read, go for walks in nature, and continues to create for herself. She is a big advocate for sustainability in the textile industry and works toward sharing that knowledge to advocate for a cleaner safer world.



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