Session: Spring 2020
Chapter:  Tri-Valley
Location:  San Ramon Presbyterian Church
Time:  4:00pm - 6:00pm
Day:  Tuesday
Starts:  03/03
Ages:  13-79
Tuition:  $110.00

** Registration ended March 24, 2020 at 4:00pm

Class Description

This class is open to adults!

Learn how to enhance a performance through the art of costuming! This class teaches how to take a director’s vision and bring it to life. Learn about the importance of a unified look and attention to detail in this costuming course.  You'll also learn, hands on, basic hand and machine sewing, seam ripping, hemming, trimming, snaps, hooks, and button sewing.

Class will meet 3/3, 3/17, 3/31, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, and 5/12.

This workshop class does not qualify students to audition for the show. Students may register and attend with an enrolled parent.


Jackie Watson

When Jackie was about eight years old, she asked her mom to help her make a piglet hand puppet on the sewing machine for her little sister. Thus began her love of sewing. In addition to her mom's help, she took sewing classes during elementary, middle, and high school. She worked as a teacher's aide in the high school sewing class and enjoyed working at a fabric store. Jackie sewed whenever she had time during college and her nursing career, where she sometimes made pajamas for hard to fit patients or created costumes for her adult and pediatric patients. Coworkers, friends, and family asked her to do alterations, make swimsuits and wedding attire. Jackie retired from nursing to raise and homeschool her two kids, Megan and Will, who are now in college. She taught them to sew at an early age at home and in the 4H sewing classes she taught. Jackie has helped costume six CYT shows and has served as costume co-chair, chair, and costume production team support. By the way, Jackie's wonderful husband, Randy, has been known to help with her sewing projects, including CYT costumes. She looks forward to sharing her love of sewing and costuming with CYT students.

Class Location:

12943 Alcosta Blvd, San Ramon, CA 94583