It took place at a boutique hotel called the Roundhouse, in a private event room overlooking a waterfall. Scenic!
Fleur helped me out.
Necchi generously provided machines. We used the Ex60, which I highly recommend. Now I really want a machine with a thread trimmer!
S&S Vac, Appliance, and Sewing in Poughkeepsie showed us how to use the machines.
We started off the day by diving into FBAs. Here I am with Marie, Alison, and Joanna.
Cashmerette, in a muslin version of B5814, looking VERY Joan Holloway!
I did lots of demos: how to sew underarm gussets, how to use boning, lapped zippers, bound buttonholes, and more.
We did muslin fittings and adjusted patterns.
After fitting, she cut out a bustier version in an eyeglass print. Yes!
Kim made my pant pattern B5895 in adorable polka dots.
Emily, Kristen, Jacky, and Kim hard at work!
|Left to right: Marie, Blanca, Jenny, Jacky, Fleur, Lauren, Alison, Joanna, Kim, Kristen, Annelieke, and Emily!|
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