This weekend: Mary Ray – visiting designer free trunk show Friday night; specialized workshops on Saturday with the American Sewing Guild

Fashion Design students — a special opportunity to participate as guests of the American Sewing Guild for their special designer workshop: Mary Ray of www.maryraydesigns.com.

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FREE TO STUDENTS:  Friday evening Trunk show. January 6, 2017, 7-9pm in SRC1004.  Be inspired by Mary Rays selection of fabrics, sewing techniques and stunning garments.  RSVP to Sharon at scalise@cod.edu if you are attending.

WANT MORE?   An opportunity to sew with Mary Ray on Saturday January 7th in one or both of her technique workshops.  Perfect for getting ready for Spring semester.

Saturday’s schedule:  SRC 1008.

9am – noon

 “Tuck, Pleats and Folds for Garments…” 

Simple techniques often produce the most effective embellishment.  in this class, you’ll explore numerous ways to create texture, emphasize style lines, add detail, or just jazaa up a basic garment using easy-to-do tucks, pleats, and folds.  You’ll learn the secrets of measuring, pressing and stitching and get lot of design ideas, too.  Workshop cost is $70, including kit fee for supplies.  Bring basic sewing supplies to workshop.  Contact Sharon at scalise@cod.edu if you wish to reserve a spot,  you will pay the day of the workshop.

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1-4pm

Edge Finishes

The hems and outer edges of your garments deserve special attention.  In this workshop, you will learn many ways to a smooth, professional finish, including perfectly turned facings, beautiful bindings, decorative piping and applied trims, as well as how to leave edges raw and get away with it.  You will pick up ideas for wonderful closures too.

Workshop cost is $70, including kit fee for supplies.  Bring basic sewing supplies to workshop.  Contact Sharon at scalise@cod.edu if you wish to reserve a spot,  you will pay the day of the workshop.

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Thank you to the American Sewing Guild for inviting the College of DuPage Fashion students to your event.

 

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