And Next Month...
Local Sewing Events:
See the most recent newsletter for a listing of local sewing related
events and conferences.
August 2017 - A Midsummer Afternoon's APT Tour
Back by popular demand, the crew at American Player's Theater in Spring Green is welcoming us back for a second tour of their amazing workshop! Be dazzled by the skilled hands at work creating beautiful costumes and props. New this year - see the creators IN ACTION! We are promised that the shop is much busier this time of year!
July 2017 - Feast and Forage
Is your stash overflowing? (Is that even a question?) Surely there are a few cuts of fabric that you'd rather not see or deal with anymore. Donate them to the MASG fabric sale! We'll pass the remaining fabric and notions along to support low-income sewists in our area, and provide supplies for a variety of charity projects, including next year's All Dressed Up.
June 2017 - Wearable Postcards Trunk Show
From her own backyard to Curcao, Stephanie Nordlin’s “Wearable Postcards” impart her memories and impressions through award winning literal and abstract garment designs.
May 2017 - Finding Your Inner Creativity
Our guest speaker, Karen Saunders, will present an inspiring talk on "Finding Your Inner Creativity." Karen believes making beautiful things is way to celebrate creativity. Creativity is within reach of everyone. All it takes is willingness to make a habit of creativity as an integral part of your day. A trunk show will follow.
April 2017 - Indigo Dyeing
A talk and demonstration by Jennifer Falkowski on the history and magical process of indigo dyeing. Her enthusiasm for indigo was overflowing! Also, APT Leftovers projects began to be shared.
March 2017 - Victorian Garments
Guest speaker Leslie Bellais from the State Historical Society with present us with the hows, whys, and history of ladies' Victorian garments, including hoops and bustles.
February 2017 - Super Show and Tell
Show your fellow members some love and share your latest and greatest creations! This is one of our most popular events of the year, filled with tips and tricks from personal experience. Learning from each other is so central to what we do and the occasion is sweetened when we share it with friends.
January 2017 - Charity Sewing Event
Friday, January 6th we will be working on a charity sewing project at Dale Heights Presbyterian Church. Projects will include pillowcases for local dialysis patients and tote bags for Days for Girls. There are always a variety of jobs to do and people of ALL sewing abilities are needed to help!