SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login

Class Reviews > Lena Santana

International, UNITED KINGDOM
Viewed 5824 times
Posted by: AnnaU

About AnnaU
Member since: 9/22/11
Reviews: 1 (classes: 1)
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 9/22/11 12:08 PM
Rating: starstarstar
Web site/URL: photo
A two-day intensive beginners class, over a weekend in September. There were 3 of us attending the course, ranging in age and interest (!) but Lena's teaching style was perfect for all of us. The course covered a great deal (see below), but was a relaxing, enjoyable experience.

If you are able to commit, it might be nice to opt for the longer courses (one evening a week), as this would allow more time to master all the skills being taught.

The course covered:
Practice using a sewing machine, including how to put in a zip
Four different types of hems
Making a pattern from a simple block
Learning how to take accurate measurements
Working through the process of cutting out, constructing and finishing a skirt.

These two days dispelled all the myths I had had drilled into me during textiles lessons at school many moons ago, and made me realise that, despite requiring thought, attention and practice, making your own clothes is enjoyable and achievable.

Lena is gorgeous! Very chilled out, lots of fun, and with a passion and style that is really inspiring.

<< Previous    Next >>

Merchants on PR

Elliott Berman Textiles

Fabrics for Greater Ideas

Amulet Swim Fabrics

Poly/PBT swimwear fabric
Web site


Upcycle sewing patterns
Web site

Add Sewing Class Review    Read All Sewing Class Reviews

Login to Add a Comment
TracyTheMaterialGirl said... (9/23/11 11:27 AM) Reply
I've did a couple of classes with Lena a year or two ago - and I absolutely agree - she's great. I've started sewing years ago after a beginners class with her and later did more advanced sessions.
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
Online Class
The Contemporary Couture Jacket
The Contemporary Couture Jacket

Class Details

Online Class
Fun with Fitting - PANTS
Fun with Fitting - PANTS

Class Details

Favorite Things Ballet Slippers Pattern

Favorite Things Ballet Slippers Pattern

Pattern Details
Sewing Workshop Siena & Cortona Shirts

Sewing Workshop Siena & Cortona Shirts

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2015® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.