Ellsworth Coat - Jacketmaking Intensive Workshop
May
4
May 5

Ellsworth Coat - Jacketmaking Intensive Workshop

  • Workroom Social

Join Christine for a very special two-day jacketmaking intensive workshop in Brooklyn, New York! Learn all the skills for making your own Ellsworth Coat, including the fully bagged lining, directly from the pattern designer herself! Take your sewing to the next level and master lots of new tricks to use on future coat or jacket projects. This workshop is a two-day intensive, on Thursday, May 4 & Friday, May 5, from 10am-6pm each day. Spaces are very limited, so sign up today at the Workroom Social site. $565 (half due upon sign up, rest due one week before class.)

Ellsworth Coat - Jacketmaking Retreat Workshop
Oct
13
Oct 16

Ellsworth Coat - Jacketmaking Retreat Workshop

  • Frost Valley YMCA

I am thrilled to be returning to Camp Workroom Social to teach our Ellsworth Coat pattern! This unique intensive camp experience is not to be missed. It's truly a wonderful bonding weekend of sewing, activities, crafts, laughs, and so much more. Plus you'll sew the entire Ellsworth Coat in the process! Join us and sign up at the Camp Workroom Social site. 

Ellsworth Coat - Jacketmaking Intensive Workshop
Oct
21
Oct 22

Ellsworth Coat - Jacketmaking Intensive Workshop

  • workroom social

Join Christine for a very special two-day jacketmaking intensive workshop in Brooklyn, New York! Learn all the skills for making your own Ellsworth Coat, including the fully bagged lining, directly from the pattern designer herself! Take your sewing to the next level and master lots of new tricks to use on future coat or jacket projects. This workshop is a two-day intensive, on Thursday, May 4 & Friday, May 5, from 10am-6pm each day. Spaces are very limited, so sign up today at the Workroom Social site. $565 (half due upon sign up, rest due one week before class.)


Jacket Making Retreat Workshop
Oct
14
Oct 17

Jacket Making Retreat Workshop

  • Frost Valley YMCA

Join me at Camp Workroom Social for a Jacket Making intensive workshop. You will learn my soon-to-be-released jacket/coat pattern, at this unique experience! Located in the Catskills in upstate New York, this is an all-inclusive camp with transportation to and from New York City, lodging, food, and loads of fun activities from October 14–17, 2016. Learn more at their website here. $980.

Lottie Dress Saturday Workshop
Aug
27
10:00 am10:00

Lottie Dress Saturday Workshop

  • Cattywampus Crafts

Join me for a special one-day Saturday workshop for my new Lottie Dress & Shirt Pattern in beautiful Ojai, California. Perfect for a sewer new to garment construction, or a quick make for a more advanced sewer, we will go through all the steps to make view B (the dress length) with short sleeves and patch pockets. Spaces are extremely limited. Learn more and sign up here. $150.

Anya Skirt Workshop
Apr
7
Apr 10

Anya Skirt Workshop

  • Ventura Beach Marriott

Join me for my Anya Skirt workshop at the 2016 Craftcation Conference in Ventura, CA! The day and time of the class has not yet been announced on the schedule, so stay tuned for that information. But if you are interested in attending Craftcation from April 7–10, 2016, I suggest you get your tickets today! This workshop is for advanced beginners and beyond only. We will be moving very quickly so this is not for absolute beginners. Learn more about Craftcation at their website here and I hope to see you there!

Shift Dress for Beginners Workshop
Mar
1
Mar 2

Shift Dress for Beginners Workshop

  • Handcraft Studio School

Join me at the lovely Handcraft Studio School in Emeryville, CA (San Francisco Bay area) for a beginner-friendly garment making workshop! In this two-evening class, we will learn to cut, sew, and finish seams professionally as we make the Shift Dress from my book Skirts & Dresses For First Time Sewers. In addition we will learn how to gather by hand as we make gathered sleeves with a band cuff, and bind the neckline with bias tape. Learn more and sign up at the Handcraft Studio School website here. Limited to 10 students. $130.

Emery Dress Weekend Workshop
Feb
27
Feb 28

Emery Dress Weekend Workshop

  • Modern Domestic

I'm so thrilled to spend the weekend in Portland, OR at Modern Domestic making the Emery Dress! I will help the students go from cutting fabric to the final stitch, as we sew all-day Saturday and all-day Sunday. Techniques we will cover are inserting an invisible zipper, sewing set-in sleeves, hand gathering, staystitching, sewing and pressing 16 darts, and more! Learn more and sign up at the Modern Domestic website here. Spaces are limited to 10 students. $240.

Departure Shift Dress Workshop
Feb
24
Feb 25

Departure Shift Dress Workshop

  • Drygoods Design

Join me for a two-night workshop to make the Departure Shift Dress at Drygoods Design in Seattle, WA! We will go through all the construction from sewing a set-in sleeve, binding the neckline with self-made bias tape, inserting an invisible zipper, sewing and pressing bust darts, and more! Find all the details and sign up at the Drygoods Design website here. Limited to 8 students. $125.

Shift Dress One-Day Workshop
Feb
19
9:00 am09:00

Shift Dress One-Day Workshop

  • Pasadena Convention Center

Join me for a rare garment-making intensive workshop at QuiltCon in Pasadena, CA! We will construct the Shift Dress from my book Skirts & Dresses For First Time Sewers, in this all-day workshop. Perfect for those new to garment sewing, we will cover how to measure your body, sewing and finishing seams, bias binding the neckline, and how to gather and finish the sleeve with a cuff. Spaces are limited. Learn more and register at the QuiltCon website

Throw Pillows
Oct
29
6:30 pm18:30

Throw Pillows

  • Sew L.A.

Perfect for the new sewer, learn to make a 16" throw pillow and add instant style to your home! Also makes a wonderful gift! We will talk about using a pattern for the first time, placing our pieces on grain, the weave of fabric, cutting, sewing and finishing seams, hemming, and pivoting. At the end of this three-hour workshop, you'll have your own finished pillow! Limited to 8 students. Sign up at the Sew L.A. website. $55

Machine Intro
Oct
28
6:30 pm18:30

Machine Intro

  • Sew L.A.

Learn to sew! In this three-hour class, you will get familiar with all the basic tools for sewing, including the sewing machine! Learn all the parts of the machine, how to use them, why they are important, and then put all that knowledge into practice and construct a simple tote bag at the end of class. Limited to 8 students. Sign up at the Sew L.A. website. $65

Emery Dress Weekend Workshop
Oct
16
Oct 19

Emery Dress Weekend Workshop

  • Frost Valley YMCA Camp

Join me for a one-of-a-kind experience: sewing camp! Yes, this is a sewing camp four-day weekend, deep in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York. Doesn't get more fun than that! I will be leading a two-day weekend intensive workshop for my popular Emery Dress. In making your dress, we will learn darts, gathering, inserting an invisible zipper, and set-in sleeves. Plus, the camp itself has events like karaoke, zip lining, campfires, and more! Spaces are limited. Find out all the details at the Camp Workroom Social website

Throw Pillow Workshop
Oct
4
3:00 pm15:00

Throw Pillow Workshop

  • Sew L.A.

Just learn how to sew and are ready to make your first project? The Throw Pillow Workshop is perfect for you! In this 3-hour class we will learn how to use a pattern, put your pieces on grain, sew and finish seams, hem the back edges of the envelope closure, and pivoting. All great skills to apply to future projects! Limited to 8 students. Sign up at the Sew L.A. website. $55

Tote Bag Workshop
Oct
4
Oct 11

Tote Bag Workshop

  • Sew L.A.

Perfect for new sewers, learn to make a classic tote bag that is lined, interfaced for strength, and has handmade handles and boxed bottoms. Ideal for taking lunch to work, or for shopping at the farmer's market! Limited to 8 students. Sign up at the Sew L.A. website. $85

Garment Construction Basics
Oct
3
3:00 pm15:00

Garment Construction Basics

  • Sew L.A.

Ever wish you could just learn the skills without making a whole project? If so, this is the class for you! In this 3-hour workshop, we will tackle some of the skills that will catapult you from advanced beginner to intermediate sewer! The topics we will learn are: how to install an invisible zipper, working with curves, applying bias tape to openings, how to sew a French seam, and how to ease two pieces together. Limited to 8 students. Sign up at the Sew L.A. website. $55

Emery Dress Workshop
Sep
22
Oct 13

Emery Dress Workshop

  • Sew L.A.

Join me for this 4-week workshop to learn all the ins and outs of my popular Emery Dress pattern. This class is ideal for students looking to gain better dressmaking skills, as we learn to sew darts, gathering, an invisible zipper, set-in sleeves, and so much more! Space is limited to 8 students. Sign up at the Sew L.A. website. $165

Shift Dress One-Day Workshop
Sep
19
11:00 am11:00

Shift Dress One-Day Workshop

  • Superbuzzy

Learn to make the Shift Dress from my book, Skirts & Dresses For First Time Sewers, in this quick one-day workshop at Superbuzzy! Perfect for a new sewer, we will cover all the basics of garment sewing, including measuring your body, sewing and finishing seams, bias binding the neckline, and gathering the sleeve into a polished cuff. Limited to 10 students. Sign up on the Superbuzzy website. $125

Throw Pillow Workshop
Sep
17
6:30 pm18:30

Throw Pillow Workshop

  • Sew L.A.

Just learn how to sew and are ready to make your first project? The Throw Pillow Workshop is perfect for you! In this 3-hour class we will learn how to use a pattern, put your pieces on grain, sew and finish seams, hem the back edges of the envelope closure, and pivoting. All great skills to apply to future projects! Limited to 8 students. Sign up at the Sew L.A. website. $55

Washi Dress Workshop
Sep
16
Oct 7

Washi Dress Workshop

  • Sew L.A.

Learn to make the Washi Dress by Made by Rae Patterns in this 4-week workshop. We will be making the fall-friendly version with 3/4-length sleeves and the scoop neckline. Perfect for an advanced beginner student that has made a couple of times in the past. Learn how to sew gathers, pleats, elastic shirring, understitching, in-seam pockets, and more! Limited to 8 students. Sign up at the Sew L.A. website. $155

Sylvie Dress Weekend Workshop
Sep
12
Sep 13

Sylvie Dress Weekend Workshop

  • Fancy Tiger Crafts

Join me for a Sylvie Dress weekend intensive workshop at Fancy Tiger Crafts in Denver! Choose either View A or B and learn as we make the entire garment, from start to finish in two days flat! Skills we will learn are darts, gathering, bias binding the neckline and armholes, inserting an invisible zipper, piping, and more! Limited to 10 students. Sign up at the Fancy Tiger Crafts website. $175

Machine Intro
Aug
18
6:30 pm18:30

Machine Intro

  • Sew L.A.

Learn to sew! In this three-hour class, you will get familiar with all the basic tools for sewing, including the sewing machine! Learn all the parts of the machine, how to use them, why they are important, and then put all that knowledge into practice and construct a simple tote bag at the end of class. Limited to 8 students. Sign up at the Sew L.A. website. $65

Classic Tote
Aug
14
Aug 21

Classic Tote

  • Sew L.A.

Take your new skills to the next level and make up a stylish tote! This bag is fully lined and interfaced for structure, has boxed bottom corners to hold all your library books or veggies from the farmer's market, and has a matching handle strap. Ideal project for a new sewer looking to learn more skills before jumping into a garment. Limited to 8 students. Sign up at the Sew L.A. website. $85

Throw Pillows
Aug
1
11:00 am11:00

Throw Pillows

  • Sew L.A.

Perfect for the new sewer, learn to make a 16" throw pillow and add instant style to your home! Also makes a wonderful gift! We will talk about using a pattern for the first time, placing our pieces on grain, the weave of fabric, cutting, sewing and finishing seams, hemming, and pivoting. At the end of this three-hour workshop, you'll have your own finished pillow! Limited to 8 students. Sign up at the Sew L.A. website. $55

Machine Intro
Jul
30
6:30 pm18:30

Machine Intro

  • Sew L.A.

Learn to sew! In this three-hour class, you will get familiar with all the basic tools for sewing, including the sewing machine! Learn all the parts of the machine, how to use them, why they are important, and then put all that knowledge into practice and construct a simple tote bag at the end of class. Limited to 8 students. Sign up at the Sew L.A. website. $65