Upcoming Events


October 28, 2016

Afternoons Power Sewing Master’s Class (Atlanta ASG)

Friday, October 28, 2016 – 1-4pm

Power Sewing’s Masters Class 3 Hour Lecture (includes 1/2 hour break) Become the master of technique so that your details are what everyone looks for!

  • Learn to reshape and re-cut collars to avoid  bulk on points and  ends.
  • Master sleeve plackets and cuffs to rival the custom shirt makers.
  • Make welt pockets with flap details, reduce sleeve cap ease and create molded flawless sleeve caps.
  • Master difficult seam joints, non gaping lapels, double piping, stacked trim, creative closures, and perfectly spaced top-stitching.
  • Then learn the secrets of pressing and molding so that your garment looks flawless.

Cost

  • ASG Members $75
  • Non-Members $85
Start: October 28, 2016 1:00 pm
End: October 28, 2016 4:00 pm
Workshops: Power Sewing’s Masters Class
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta NW
Phone: (678) 322-1140
Address:
895 Cobb Pl Blvd NW, Kennesaw, GA, 30144, United States
Cost: $75 ASG members, $85 Non-Members
To Register: Contact Julie Barlow – 678-232-5334

October 29, 2016

Fashion & Fabric Trunk Show and Power Sewing Toolbox (Atlanta 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.

12-1pm LUNCH

1-4pm 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.

  • $75 ASG members,
  • $85 Non-members
*Price includes lunch and snacks
Start: October 29, 2016 9:00 am
End: October 29, 2016 4:00 pm
Workshops: Fashion & Fabric Trunk Show and Power Sewing Toolbox
Venue: Ben Robertson Community Center
Address:
2753 Watts Dr, Kennesaw, CA, 30144, United States
Cost: $75 ASG members, $85 Non-Members
To Register: Contact Julie Barlow – 678-232-5334

October 30, 2016

Jacket Fit (Atlanta ASG)

Jacket Fit (6 Hours)-

*Limited to 12 Students 

Disappointed in fit again? Commercial patterns don’t fit – until now that is! Sandra Betzina has designed a new sizing block for Vogue Patterns called “Today’s Fit” with alphabetical rather than numerical sizing ranging from 34-1/2 to 57 inch hip. Come see for yourself!

  • Try on the pretests for jackets.
  • Get tips on fit, including alterations for large and small busts, narrow, sloping, or square shoulders, and rounded or sway back.
  • Alterations will be recorded on a fitting worksheet to take home and apply to your pattern.

Note: In order to obtain accurate measurements, avoid wearing clothing that is too tight or it will distort your figure.

Class Cost

  • $200 ASG members
  • $225 Non-Members

*Lunch and coffee included

Start: October 30, 2016 10:00 am
End: October 30, 2016 4:00 pm
Workshops: Jacket Fit Hands On Sewing Seminar
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta NW
Address:
895 Cobb Pl Blvd NW, Kennesaw, 30144, United States
Cost: $200 ASG members, $225 Non-Members
To Register: Contact Julie Barlow – 678-232-5334

November 6, 2016

Sit N’ Sew 1, 2 or 3 days with Sandra Betzina (North Carolina)

Join us for a full day or all 3 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

Each class is TBD with lunch included

Sew with Sandra 1, 2 or all 3 days!

Start: November 6, 2016 9:00 am
End: November 8, 2016 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