T Shirt Quilt Basics at Rosewood Art Centre w/Tracy McElfresh

By | 2017-12-11T13:32:59+00:00 March 10th, 2018|

Ages 12 and up Come learn the basics of T-Shirt Quilting Supplies small sewing kit including sharp scissors Thread Fusible light to medium weight interfacing T shirts 2 different pieces of 1/2 yards of coordinating or contrasting fabrics Registration starts Dec. 4th Must call to register 937-296-0294

Mad Skills Skirt Lab at Rosewood Art Centre

By | 2017-12-11T13:27:47+00:00 February 26th, 2018|

Age 12+ Supplies students need to bring 2 yards of cotton fabric, matching thread and 1-2 yards of 1” wide elastic (not suitable for plaid matching) This class you learn how to drift your own A line skirt from your measurements, make an elastic casing, finish seams and hem. Registration starts Dec. 4th Must call Rosewood to register 937-296-0294

Basics Refresher at Rosewood Art Centre w/Tracy McElfresh

By | 2017-12-11T13:20:36+00:00 February 19th, 2018|

Age 12+ Want to get motivated to start sewing again? This class is just what you need to help you succeed in sewing. We go over threading, bobbins, tension, accessories, trouble shooting, stitches and practice exercises. Registration starts Dec. 4th Must call Rosewood to register 937-296-0294

Sweater Knit Round Up and Tips to Ease the Fear

By | 2017-12-04T07:55:07+00:00 December 4th, 2017|makes of 2017, Sewing Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized|

Up until 2 years ago I was scared to sew sweater knit fabrics. Sweater knit is really stretchy like regular sweaters. The edges fray like crazy and hemlines can be a challenge. Sizing can be a problem too.

My first knit dress was a total accident. I ordered knit fabric that said medium weight from a […]

Custom Sewing Long Distance, Tips and Secrets of the Industry

By | 2017-11-20T07:56:36+00:00 November 20th, 2017|1940s Style Fashion, makes of 2017|

With a decade of sewing custom dresses under my belt I am here to share some helpful tips about sewing for the public when they are not local. Starting with best tip I can give you – have a written contract with your client.

The sewing part of owning a service business is not always the largest […]

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