Cal Patch

Cal Patch has been making, designing, and teaching all things textile-related since 1991. She sews, crochets, embroiders, spins, prints, knits, dyes, and more. She designed clothing for Urban Outfitters, Free People, Gap, and Old Navy before developing her own line of one-off pieces called “hodge podge”, which she currently sells in her Etsy shop and at craft fairs. In 2009 Cal relocated to upstate New York to become a crafty farmer and grow her handmade wardrobe. She offers classes in the Hudson Valley, and teaches at Squam Art Workshops, the Makerie, is the author of Design-It-Yourself Clothes: Patternmaking Simplified. She contributes to books and magazines such as Stitch N’ Bitch: The Happy Hooker, Mend It Better, Applique Your Way, Made by Hand, Crochet Today, and Sew Stylish. For more about Cal, go to calpatch.com

Classes

Darn-it-all Crochet

Darn-it-all Crochet

With Cal Patch Nov 6 1:00-3:10pm CST Learn how to mend holes in socks, sweaters and other knit or crochet items with a crochet patch that is worked right into the hole.
Make Your Own Leggings

Make Your Own Leggings

With Cal Patch Nov 7 10:00am-12:10pm AND 1:00-3:10pm CST Learn to draft a pattern for leggings, using your own measurements, and then sew them up!
Patch It!

Patch It!

With Cal Patch Nov 8 1:00-3:10pm CST Learn 3 ways to mend holes in garments with fabric patches.

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