Sewn Products Training: Sewing Program for COVID Response

Sewn Products Training: Sewing Program for COVID Response

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is in high demand, with masks and other sewn products needed to fight the spread of COVID-19. Sewn Products manufacturers have mobilized to meet the demand.

This workshop will provide practical guidance on various market segments, opportunities, and technical training in the sewn products industry.

Please register below to attend the webinar training on September 22nd. An introduction webinar was provided on September 15th. If you did not attend the first session, we have provided a link to the video recording below. Please watch the recording before joining us for the September 22nd training.

To complete this training program, attendees will receive further hands-on technical training on industry equipment.
A $150 materials fee for the technical training will be waived for attendees who sign up for this webinar.

RECORDING: Sewn Products Industry Introduction Webinar – 9/15/2020:

 

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Sewn Products Training: Sewing Program for COVID Response

Online Session #1 9/15/20 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM (PDT)
Online Session #2 9/22/20 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM (PDT)
Lab Sessions at 9:30 AM and 1:30 PM 9/29/20 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM (PDT)
Lab Sessions at 9:30 AM and 1:30 PM 10/6/20 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM (PDT)
Lab Sessions at 9:30 AM and 1:30 PM 10/13/20 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM (PDT)


 9/22/20 8:00 AM (PDT)

Women’s Business Center (916) 442-1729

 Webinar
COVID-19 General Support, Technology, Woman-owned Businesses

Sewn Products Training: Sewing Program for COVID Response

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is in high demand, with masks and other sewn products needed to fight the spread of COVID-19. Sewn Products manufacturers have mobilized to meet the demand. This workshop will provide practical guidance on various market segments, opportunities, and technical training in the sewn products industry.

Register for the first webinar for an introduction to Sewn Products Industry. Attendees will be able to sign up for further hands-on technical training. Participants who successfully complete the training will also have the opportunity to participate in a sew-from-home PPE production program.

    • Basic sewing skills
    • Basic cutting skills
    • Drafting a simple pattern
    • Reading measurements
    • Read and interpret pattern markings
    • Applying basic closure techniques
    • Following simple instructions to complete 2 projects
      • The technical skills training will be limited to groups of 5 or less at the Sewn Products Lab.
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  • Students are NOT required to have a machine and supplies
  • Students ARE required to wear a mask during class period
  • All equipment and supplies will be sanitized by AFI at each session
  • Students that desire to bring their own sewing machine must sign up for session 2 only
  • Students are required to sign a waiver of liability to use lab industrial cutting equipment
  • If a student requires an interpreter for class, we must be notified of the need in advance to arrange assistance
  • Classroom settings are for students only. No visitors or children are allowed in the lab at ANY time

Registration Policies:

Registration and Fees: $0

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the event organizer listed above. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations. Registration must be paid prior to accommodation requests.