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2012 Sewing and Fashion Events and Workshops

“Dragons, Nagas, and Creatures of the Deep,” at The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C. ( February 3– January 6, 2013).
“Fashion, A-Z: Highlights from the Collection of The Museum at FIT, Part One,” The Museum at FIT, New York City (through May 8).
“The Art of the Anatolian Kilim: Highlights from the McCoy Jones Collection,” Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s de Young Museum, San Francisco, California (through June 10).
The Sewing & Stitchery Expo 2012, Puyallup, Washington (March 1-4).
“Dragons, Nagas, and Creatures of the Deep,” at The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C. ( February 3– January 6, 2013).

“Dragons, Nagas, and Creatures of the Deep,” at The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C. ( February 3– January 6, 2013).

Photo: TextileMuseum.org
  • Design Outside the Lines retreat with Marcy Tilton and Diane Ericson, Sisters, Oregon (June 17-21). A four-day workshop for sewers and fiber artists of all skill levels offering a combination of classes and hands-on studio time. Location: 5 Pine Lodge, Sisters, Oregon. Cost: $1,645. MarcyTilton.com.
  • TNNA Summer NeedleArts Market, Columbus, Ohio (June 23-25). The National NeedleArts Association’s summer tradeshow for needle art professionals offers classes and seminars, direct access to suppliers and designers, networking opportunities, and the latest trends. TNNA.org.
  • Palmer/Pletsch Be Your Own Designer – Pattern Drafting, Portland, Oregon (July 5-9). Learn how to draft your own bodice, sleeve, and skirt block and tissue fit it to perfection, and practice flat pattern drafting at half scale. PalmerPletsch.com.
  • Sandra Betzina’s San Francisco Sewing Retreat (July 15-22). Five full seminar days focused on pattern selection for figure flattery, a personal fit formula, pattern alteration, and more. Stay at the Marine’s Memorial Club in San Francisco. Cost: $2,440 - $3,100. PowerSewing.com.
  • Sit-and-Sew with Susan Khalje and Kenneth D. King (August 2-5). Susan and Kenneth share their expertise on fit, pattern alteration, tailoring and couture construction, and design over four days in Manhattan. Class size is limited to 15 students, so register early. Cost: $750. SusanKhalje.com.
  • American Sewing Guild Annual Conference, Houston, Texas (August 16 – 20). Workshops, seminars, and lectures tailored to a wide variety of sewing interests and every level of sewing skill. The vendor hall is not to be missed! Cost: $475 (members); $575 (non-members) until July 2. ASG.org.
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    Comments (2)

    brbrcat brbrcat writes: For those who will be in Paris February 9 - 12, the annual stitching fair is on then .It's called L'aiguille en Fete and well worth a visit .
    Posted: 7:37 am on January 11th

    LauraSews LauraSews writes: Can hardly wait for the Sewing and Stitchery Expo, March 1-4th. I've been to every one except the first one. Love it!!!
    Posted: 1:16 am on January 11th

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