October 4, 2010

October and November Classes 2010

October 2010


October 7, 3:00-4:00

Nancy’s Notions, Beaver Dam, WI: Demo & Dessert

Garment Copying

This hands-on class is focused on the fit and alteration of off-the-rack jackets, pants, and skirts. Quickly and easily learn the techniques for making your existing clothing fit perfectly. Steffani will share with you the secrets and short cuts for altering your favorite garments.

333 Beichl Ave, Beaver Dam, WI

920-887-7321



October 13, 10:00-12:00

Stitch Coach Studio: Fit Club

Come join in this fun and productive ongoing series of fitting basics which include fitting commercial patterns according to your specific measurements, fitting help with your current sewing projects and fitting help and instructions on the best ways to alter your ready to wear garments. The first rule of Fit Club: Bring something to fit!

7818 Big Sky Drive, Madison 53719

Register Here.



October 20, 10:00- 1:00 pm

Electric Needle Madison: Alterations Basics

This hands-on class is focused on the fit and alteration of off-the-rack jackets, pants, and skirts. Quickly and easily learn the techniques for making your existing clothing fit perfectly. Steffani will share with you the secrets and short cuts for altering your favorite garments.

6612 Odana Road at Market Square

Call the Electric Needle to Register: 608-831-2089



October 23rd from 10:30am – 12:30pm

Electric Needle Madison: Garment Copying Demo

See first-hand what can be accomplished by the techniques in the new book “Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit”

In this 2 hour demo, Steffani I'll be showing you how to use the garment copying techniques found in detail in my new book. There will also be time for book signing after the demo.

The cost for the demo session is FREE but space is limited.

Call the Electric Needle to Register: 608-831-2089

Those attending the demo will receive a discount on future garment copying classes.



Saturday October 23rd, from 2pm – 4pm

Electric Needle Madison: Book Signing-“Pattern Making for a Perfect Fit”

If you plan to attend this event and would like to reserve a copy of “Pattern Making for a Perfect Fit: Using the Rub-off Technique to Re-create and Redesign Your Favorite Fashions” please contact the Electric Needle or order your copy

6612 Odana Road at Market Square

Call the Electric Needle to Register: 608-831-2089



October 26, 12pm – 2pm

Electric Needle Madison: Master Your Sewing Machine – open to people with all makes/models of sewing machines.

In this class, you will learn the basic functions of your sewing machine. You will enhance your understanding of basic utility stitches and get ideas about what to do with decorative stitches. We will also cover tips to avoid common pitfalls.

Master Your Sewing Machine course fee is $40 – you will receive a class supplies list when you register.

Call the Electric Needle to Register: 608-831-2089



Thursday October 28th. 10am -12pm OR 1pm- 3pm.

Electric Needle Madison: Monster Dolls – a plushy making class for tweens

This class will kick off the long Halloween weekend for kids ages 9 – 12 featuring basic machine and hand stitching techniques. Each student will select their monster’s base color and shape. From there, hand embroidery and appliqué will ensure each monster has its own personality. No prior sewing experience necessary.


This class is $30 and includes materials for the creation of one Plushy Monster.

Call the Electric Needle to Register: 608-831-2089



October 27, 11:00-1:00

Stitch Coach Studio: Fit Club

Come join in this fun and productive ongoing series of fitting basics which include fitting commercial patterns according to your specific measurements, fitting help with your current sewing projects and fitting help and instructions on the best ways to alter your ready to wear garments. The first rule of Fit Club: Bring something to fit!

7818 Big Sky Drive, Madison 53719

Register Here.



November 6, 10:30-3:30

Nancy’s Notions, Beaver Dam, WI:

Garment Copying

Join Steffani as she shares the "rub-off" technique of pattern making from her book "Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit." The rub-off method of creating a pattern from an existing garment without taking the original apart is a well known insider secret from the world of fashion and entertainment and something your grandmother did just to "make do."

333 Beichl Ave, Beaver Dam, WI

Call the Nancy's Notions to Register: 920-887-7321



November 10, 10:00-12:00

Stitch Coach Studio: Fit Club

Come join in this fun and productive ongoing series of fitting basics which include fitting commercial patterns according to your specific measurements, fitting help with your current sewing projects and fitting help and instructions on the best ways to alter your ready to wear garments. The first rule of Fit Club: Bring something to fit!

7818 Big Sky Drive, Madison 53719

Register Here.



Friday, November 12, 12:30-2:30

Saturday, November 13, 10:30-12:30

Book Signing “Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit”

Oklahoma Baptist University: Centennial Homecoming

OBU Geiger Center, Shawnee, OK 405-878-2707



November 20th, from 10am -3pm (with break for lunch)

Electric Needle Madison: Up-cycled Wool Jacket

Re-purpose your washing accidents, or felt some sweaters on purpose to create a wonderful patchwork jacket!

In this class we will be creating our own patterns and using felted wool/cashmere sweaters to bring them back to life in the form of a warm jacket. Re-purpose your washing accidents, or felt some sweaters on purpose to create a wonderful patchwork jacket. This project will be stitched using a serger. If you own a serger – set it for the flatlock stitch and you will be good to go! If you are curious about them, join this class to have a chance to try your hand at serging.

This class is $50 ~ you will receive a class supplies list when you register.

Call the Electric Needle to Register: 608-831-2089



November 23, 11:00-1:00

Stitch Coach Studio: Fit Club

Come join in this fun and productive ongoing series of fitting basics which include fitting commercial patterns according to your specific measurements, fitting help with your current sewing projects and fitting help and instructions on the best ways to alter your ready to wear garments. The first rule of Fit Club: Bring something to fit!

7818 Big Sky Drive, Madison 53719

Register Here.