Tuesday, September 22, 2015
This flyer shows details of the Palmer/Pletsch Beginning Sewing series that I teach at Austin's Sewing Center in Fern Creek KY. The Level 2 is starting October 3 for four sessions, so sign up by this Saturday, September 26th to reserve your spot!
Monday, September 14, 2015
The Palmer/Pletsch Level 1 Beginning Class Series came to a close June 27, 2015. My students were so happy with their apron project. They were excellent students and all felt they learned so much.
Another one of the students had never sewn anything before and didn't even have a sewing machine until the third week! She did an amazing job with her apron project!
Still another student had to miss the fourth week, due to a family situation. She was a more experienced sewist, so she was able to finish her apron project on her own.
I'm really looking forward to these Level 1 students returning for the Level 2 class series. In Level 2, we'll be making a kimono-type wrap robe that has patch pockets and a contrasting band This robe can be made in any length and out of most fabrics. The class sample, at left, is made from quilting cotton and can be a transitional garment going into the cooler temperatures of fall or coming out of the colder temperatures of winter, going into spring.
Lighter weight fabrics for summer in a light-weight cotton such as broadcloth, silk, a cotton/polyester blend (a silky), even a light-weight knit would work well, I think. Of course, a warmer fabrics for winter would be appropriate, such as flannel, velour or corduroy.
If you live near the Louisville, Kentucky area and have beyond basic beginner sewing machine skills and knowledge, please consider signing up for this Palmer/Pletsch Beginning Level 2 class series. (Pattern and fabrics are not included in the class fee.) It starts on October 3 and runs for four weeks at Austin's Sewing Center in Fern Creek (Call 502-239-2222 for details). I'd love to have you in my class and to see how creative you can be with your fabric combinations.
"Be creative and learn to sew!"