October 6th Loom & Shuttle Meeting – Judith Jackson

Posted By DLaVallee on September 19, 2012

“Design Inspiration for Costuming” will be the title of the talk at Loom and Shuttle on October 6. The speaker will be Judith Jackson. Loom and Shuttle guild meets the first Saturday of the even-numbered months.  Meetings start with a meet and greet at 9:30 with the business meeting and program starting at 10.  Meetings are at St. John’s Church of Christ, 501 Laguna Honda Blvd., San Francisco.  New weavers and guests are always welcome.

More information about the Loom & Shuttle Guild can be found on the website.

A brief biography of Judith:
Judy Jackson has over 25 years of teaching experience in the field of Fashion Design and has taught at many schools including SF State, FIDM, Santa Rosa Junior College and Canada College. She has a Master’s degree from San Francisco State, where her research centered on the design and development of nineteenth century women’s costume. Her interest in costuming has also led to “second career” as a theater costumer and designer. Judy has done free lance work for such Bay Area companies as San Francisco Ballet, Oakland Ballet and Beach Blanket Babylon and has designed costumes for many local theater companies, including the Lamplighters. Judy teaches a wide range of courses in the fashion design curriculum, including Textiles, History of Costume and Tailoring. She considers pattern development to be her particular specialty, teaching flat pattern, computer aided pattern development and grading, draping and historic patternmaking at various Bay Area colleges. She has taught at City College since 1990