Cal Patch

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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


Boxy Tee/Drapey Tunic

Boxy Tee/Drapey Tunic

With Cal Patch Oct 3, 10am-12pm & 2-4pm, CDT Oct 4, 10am-12pm, CDT Oct 10, 10am-12pm, CDT Oct 11, 10am-12pm, CDT   Wherever you are in your sewing journey—whether ready to sew your first garment, draft your first pattern, or explore ways to really make it your own—Cal's versatile top is a great way to build your skills and gain confidence. Don't even let the lack of a machine hold you back, our virtual format builds in time for hand sewing, if you prefer.  

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