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Make Your Own Leggings

Make Your Own Leggings

With Cal Patch Oct 9, 1:00-3:00pm & 4:00-6:00pm CDT Learn to draft a pattern for leggings, using your own measurements, and then sew them up! Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.
Pattern Drafting for Knitters, Crocheters, Weavers, and Sewists

Pattern Drafting for Knitters, Crocheters, Weavers, and Sewists

With Cal Patch Oct 10, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT Learn how to draft a pattern for a sweater or top that can be used in various fiber arts. Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.
Patch It!

Patch It!

With Cal Patch Oct 10, 4:00-6:00pm CDT Learn 3 ways to mend holes in garments with fabric patches. Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.
Sew a Hand-stitched Shirt

Sew a Hand-stitched Shirt

With Cal Patch Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm Learn how to stitch a shirt completely by hand, this simple approach makes sewing as portable as your knitting or crochet! Adding hand-sewing to your skill set will enhance your wardrobe and your life!
Make Your Own Leggings

Make Your Own Leggings

With Cal Patch Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm Learn to draft a pattern for leggings, using your own measurements, and then sew them up!
Visible Mending: Patching and Darning

Visible Mending: Patching and Darning

With Cal Patch Mar 5, 2:00-5:00pm Cal will show you 2 different ways to patch a hole in woven garments: Overlay and Reverse Applique, various stitches that work for each method, and when to use them. Then we will mend a hole in a knitted/crocheted garment with traditional darning.
Hand Stitching 101 for Garments

Hand Stitching 101 for Garments

With Cal Patch Mar 6, 9:00am-12:00pm Learn several ways to sew seams, finish necklines and hem edges, with just a needle and thread and your hands! Now you can make clothes whenever and wherever you have a bit of time, and find moments of calm in your new hand-stitching practice.

About 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. In 2009 Cal relocated to upstate New York to become a crafty farmer and grow her handmade wardrobe.She is the author of Design-It-Yourself Clothes: Patternmaking Simplified. She designed clothing for Urban Outfitters, Free People, Gap, and Old Navy before developing her own line of one-off pieces called “hodge podge”, currently sold in her Etsy shop and at craft fairs. She offers classes in the Hudson Valley, and teaches at Squam Art Workshops, and the Makerie. 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

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