Specialty courses and short workshops are being planned for 2018 for ArtCenter degree students.  Don’t miss out on Wearables and Soft Goods classes:  TDS, Sponsored Projects, Special Topic Workshops.

Completion of Sewing Lab Course will be required as a prerequisite.  Certification required to for use of the Sewing Lab.

Sewing Lab is offered every term.  5 – 6 sections of the class is always offered.


Sewing Lab Hours

img_4651If you have taken Sewing Lab in the past and are still a degree student at ArtCenter you may continue to use the Sewing Lab during lab hours.  Make an appointment to come by and get your updated certification sticker.  ArtCenter at Night students may only use the lab during the term they are enrolled in Sewing Lab classes.

Contact Sewing Lab Director Justine Parish for days and times the lab is open.

Extended lab hours begin Week 8 of every term.  Check SEWING LAB page on this site for more information.

Summer Wearables Classes at ArtCenter


Wearables-Themed Courses Offered This Summer Degree students only, unless noted


Viscom for Wearables and Soft Goods — Thursdays 8 am – 12:50 pm – South Campus

Improve your figure drawing skills.  Beginners Welcome


Sewing Lab — Learn to sew or advance your skills. Six sections offered. Saturday sections open to ArtCenter at Night stimg_4651udents.

Advanced Sewing Design — Allows for development of projects that lead to Design Runway 2018




Adidas Sponsored Project — The “Future of Sport” will be explored in two global locations this summer. Pasadena studio: Focus on L.A. culture as the driver for innovating footwear, bags, accessories and other wearable soft goods. Berlin studio: A transdisciplinary focus on the future of sports, culture, technology and branding.



joannpage2backpackjune2006Wed., Nov 9, 2016 7 – 9 pm
“The World of Leather Craft”
An evening with leather bag designer Jo Ann Page



Jo Ann will bring samples of different types of leather and discuss how to select leather, types of leather, cutting and sewing of leather.

Quality of material, design and craftsmanship in every detail. This is Jo Ann Page Leather. Jo Ann Page specializes in fine American skins in the time honored tradition of European craftsmanship. Full leather linings and suede lined shoulder straps are details you simply will not find in any but the most coveted leathers.

Trained in the art of leather on the island of Ibiza, Jo Ann Page upholds a time honored tradition with attention to every detail, personally, by hand.

For Info. Contact – Justine Parish

Faculty Director, Sewing Lab –