Upcoming Events


October 8, 2015

Knit Know-How (Pants Only) All-Day Hands On Workshop

Knit Know-How (Pants Only) All-Day Hands On Workshop – *Limited to 12 Students  

Get Sandra Betzina’s take on choosing the right knit for a project!

  • Try on Sandra’s pull-on pant pattern (Vogue 1411) which she will bring in all sizes.
  • Sandra will determine any alterations you need to make so that you can alter your patterns and cut them out.  (Bring a ruler, tape, a high lighter pen and scrap paper for altering the pattern).
  • Your next step is to cut out the pants and begin working on them with Sandra’s advice on technique and her assistance through every step of the way, so that your outfit not only fits, but looks professional!
Start: October 8, 2015 9:00 am
End: October 8, 2015 5:00 pm
Workshops: Knit Know-How (Pants Only)
Venue: Fiskars Home Office
Address:
2537 Daniels St, Madison, WI, United States
Cost: TBD
To Register: Contact Annette Bollig – 267-303-1328

October 9, 2015

Fashion & Fabric Trunk Show and Power Sewing Toolbox (by Madison, WI ASG)

9am-12pm Fashion & Fabric Trunk Show 3 Hour Lecture (includes 1/2 hour break) Sandra Betzina is back with a trunk full of new clothes and patterns to inspire you! In this class, Sandra will concentrate on details which make her garments unique and functional.

Learn how to stabilize and finish necklines in knits and wovens so they do not stretch out of shape and lie flat against the body.

Learn how to inset a finishing strip into a neckline, line knit pants, make perfect sleeve plackets, sharp collar points and some clever new pockets.

12-12:45pm LUNCH

12:45-3:45pm Power Sewing Toolbox 3 Hour Lecture (includes 1/2 hour break)

Let Sandra Betzina share her latest techniques from her just released book: POWER SEWING TOOLBOX.

Eliminate facings with slick easy bindings for rounded and V necklines and armholes.

Learn construction techniques for stretch mesh, bulk free darts in heavy fabrics, ripple free pleats and how to sew 2 different but difficult fabrics together.

PLUS, get the inside story on sewing with bias, making a lining pattern, covering a shoulder pad and embellishment techniques for sleeves.

Start: October 9, 2015 9:30 am
End: October 9, 2015 4:30 pm
Workshops: Fashion & Fabric Trunk Show and Power Sewing Toolbox
Venue: Fiskars Home Office
Address:
2537 Daniels St, Madison, WI, 53718, United States
Cost: TBD
To Register: Contact Annette Bollig

November 1, 2015

Sit N’ Sew with Sandra Betzina (3 days in North Carolina)

Join us for a full days of super sewing with Sandra! Choose a pattern and Sandra will help you make custom alterations to achieve perfect fit. Sandra will bring with her fitting shells in all sizes for certain Today’s Fit patterns so you can determine what size you want to make. After altering the pattern tissue, you’ll construct the garment in muslin and refine the fit. The final revisions are transferred to your pattern tissue, and Voila! Perfect pattern, all ready for you to sew.

Call for more information and to register  (919) 942-7455

Sew with Sandra 1, 2 or all 3 days!

Start: November 1, 2015 9:00 am
End: November 3, 2015 5:00 pm
Workshops: Sit N'Sew for 3 days with Sandra Betzina
Venue: Mulberry Silks and Fine Fabrics
Phone: (919) 942-7455
Address:
200 N Greensboro St, Carrboro, 27510-1833, United States
Cost: TBD
To Register: Contact Liz or Cathy – (919) 942-7455

April 22, 2016

3-Day Hands-On Sewing Retreat-Canada (Calgary)

Be wowed by the dynamic duo of fashion sewing! Join this small class for three days of hands-on sewing with Sandra Betzina and Ron Collins. Use their immense knowledge to finally tune your sewing skills, help with your fitting challenges or tackle those difficult techniques that you have avoided!

Fee is $850 CAD

~Retreat 1-> April 22-24

~Retreat 2-> April 26-28

Start: April 22, 2016 9:30 am
End: April 24, 2016 5:30 pm
Workshops: 3-Day Hands-On Sewing Retreat
Venue: Out of Hand
Phone: 403-217-4871
Address:
12-6449 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta, T3E 5R7, Canada
Cost: $850 CAD
To Register: Contact Deirdre – (403) 217-4871 or toll free (888) 263-3353

April 26, 2016

3-Day Hands-On Sewing Retreat-Canada (Calgary)

Be wowed by the dynamic duo of fashion sewing! Join this small class for three days of hands-on sewing with Sandra Betzina and Ron Collins. Use their immense knowledge to finally tune your sewing skills, help with your fitting challenges or tackle those difficult techniques that you have avoided!

Fee is $850 CAD

~Retreat 1-> April 22-24

~Retreat 2-> April 26-28

Start: April 26, 2016 9:30 am
End: April 28, 2016 5:30 pm
Workshops: 3-Day Hands-On Sewing Retreat
Venue: Out of Hand
Phone: 403-217-4871
Address:
12-6449 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta, T3E 5R7, Canada
Cost: $850 CAD
To Register: Contact Deirdre – (403) 217-4871 or toll free (888) 263-3353