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MAFA Roundtable – Sarah Woodyard

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Sarah Woodyard’s Hand-Sewing Journey—from 18th-century Dressmaking Apprentice to Modern Day Hand-Sewist

Roundtables - Sarah-Woodyard-1This lecture and discussion will explore Sarah Woodyard’s apprenticeship in 18th-century English mantua-making (dressmaking) and millinery (accessories) she completed at the Margaret Hunter Millinery Shop in Colonial Williamsburg. She will explore what she learned and why hand-sewing preservation is important in the modern day

About Sarah:
As the owner of Sewn Company, Sarah Woodyard is committed to hand-sewing preservation as a teacher and practitioner. She teaches virtual hand-sewing workshops, private lessons, and stitches custom hand-sewn clothing. Sarah became a Journeywoman Milliner and Mantua-maker in 2015 completing her seven-year apprenticeship at the Margaret Hunter Millinery Shop in Colonial Williamsburg where she worked for ten years. She holds her M.A. from the University of Alberta. 

 

Details

Date:
March 22
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0uf-6gpzMqGdekXHcjtR0_DukpVmCocVik

Venue

Zoom

Organizer

MAFA
Website:
https://mafafiber.org/