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July 2017

Sewing & Quilt Expo Raleigh NC

July 20 @ 8:00 am - July 22 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Raleigh,  NC - July 20,21 &22, 2017

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“As Seen on TV” Clothes

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Just like a fashion show, with clothes we really wear! No matter what your size. Learn to make pattern changes to improve your overall look, Discover techniques that really work, are easy to apply and inspire you to sew - all the tools and tips you'll need to succeed. click here to find out more

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Sew and Love What You Get

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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If you find pattern directions confusing and aren’t happy with your results, here’s a chance to turn it all around. Learn the proper order for easy construction, to stitch seams, facings and zippers, plus fun details like pockets, ruffles and pleats, all the step-by step sewing skills that will make your sewing experiences more gratifying. You will sew what you want, and love what you get! Click here for more information.

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It’s Sew Easy: Sewing with Knits

July 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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You’ll love how easy it is to "body fit" your fabric and sew with knits – even if you’ve sewn knits many times before! Discussion includes dresses and workout/leisure wear,with focus  on pattern sizing, how to handle different stretch factors, plus marking,cutting,needle choice,  thread options, seaming and setting in sleeves. Learn to strengthen and stabilize seams and hemlines, and control the shape of corners in this ‘all-about-knits’ session. Click here for more information.

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Copy Cat Sewing Hands on Workshop

July 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Materials Fee: $25.00 Seam Allowance Curve Ruler, Drafting Pen and Tutorial.Learn a series of new techniques which enable you to sew clothes just like the ones you already ownand love. In this longer-form interactive demonstration, you'll discuss favorite garments of fellow students (maybe yours!), identify the reasons they're so well liked, then decide what to copy and how to do it. Explore Kathy's tried-and-true steps for copying sleeves, darts, seams and gathers, learn to identify grain line, and more, as…

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Serger 911

July 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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All Serger owners and prospective Serger owners will love this class! Explore how the Serger operates from the inside out as you learn how width is used to improve stitches, how to create a perfect balanced- tension control strip to test your stitches for each new fabric and thread you use, a sequential tension formula that works on any model and with all thread types and five-minute Serger pocket that can be added to any pattern. If you have a…

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Copy Cat Sewing Lecture

July 22 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am EDT
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Explore a series of techniques which enable you to sew clothes just like the ones you already own and love to wear. Learn Kathy's steps for copying sleeves, darts, seams and gathers, for a whole new wardrobe-- inspired by already favorite looks. You’ll discover how to add facings, seam allowances, hemlines, smooth curves and more, gather tips about choosing the right fabric and how to add commercial details like ruffles, pleats and pockets to make a garment even better.

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Pants Construction Kathy’s Way

July 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Three styles of waist finishes, three kinds of pockets and two zippers? Kathy gives you all these options  and more, using a single pants pattern as her base. See how to make your own tummy tuck jeans or yoga pants, using her ready-to-wear sewing secrets to save time and give you great results. You will love this no-nonsense approach to real women's bodies and clothing needs, in this comprehensive pants style-and-construction class. Click here for more info

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