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Wardrobe Essentials


Anna Espindola of Sure-Fit Designs is back! In this workshop you will learn: how to take accurate dress measurements, how to draw/develop a personalized bodice front, back, sleeve pattern and skirt pattern with the Sure-Fit Designs? Master Pattern, bodice construction, sleeve fititng and more. Leave this course with the knowledge of how to design blouses and dresses that fit your curves, a master pattern that fits perfectly to your body, a test garment that fits and if time permits, a tank top!

Cost: $ 320.00
Invisible stitched patched pocket is a Royals Royce when it comes to pockets! In this workshop do an invisible stitch patch pocket with the lining that is completely stitched down by machine for strength with no visible stitching on the outside. Learn how to do seven cool seam finishes, which includes Hong Kong, Bound, Flat Fell, Faux Flat Fell, French and Striped, along with a great way to finish off underlined pants with a Double French Seam and more. Learn also how to make 142? of continuous bias tape at 1 3/4? wide out of 16 1/2? square of fabric for some of these great seams. Make an unbelievable dart and pleat using one thread on your sewing machine, using only your bobbin thread in your sewing machine; great for shear fabrics or a designer detail. Master a rounded curved patch pocket with flap...do you have problems with getting your curved patch pockets to look symmetrical? A trial for most home sewers if you follow pattern instructions....not any more after this workshop!

Cost: $ 100.00
Anna Espindola of Sure-Fit Designs is back! In this workshop you will learn: how to take personal measurements, wearing ease vs. design ease, how to draw/develop a personalized pants pattern with the Sure-Fit Designs? Master Pattern, and more. Leave the course with the knowledge of how to design different styles of pants that fits your curves, a master pattern that fits perfectly to your body, a test garment that fits, and if time permits a pair of yoga pants!

Cost: $ 320.00
Three days with Ron Collins and the ultimate sewing retreat. Is fitting your nemesis? Bring your favorite patterns and muslins to uncover tips and techniques for fitting. Go home with patterns altered just for you. Is it time to liberate some of those fabrics you are afraid to cut into? With Ron by your side and you working on whatever you want, he will teach you some time saving techniques for professional looking results. It's time for you to come and relaxed and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew!

Cost: $ 325.00
FOUR days with Ron Collins and the ultimate sewing retreat. Is fitting your nemesis? Bring your favorite patterns and muslins to uncover tips and techniques for fitting. Go home with patterns altered just for you. Is it time to liberate some of those fabrics you are afraid to cut into? With Ron by your side and you working on whatever you want, he will teach you some time saving techniques for professional looking results. It's time for you to come and relaxed and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew!

Cost: $ 435.00