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Sarah Veblen's Sewing Retreat (Sewing Class Review)
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Posted by: NancyGT
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Posted on: 4/2/07 8:24 PM
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What a treat! Sewing with 8 other ladies in a casual but dedicated setting and working on what ever you want! Many ladies were very advanced: putting the final touches on sheath dress and jacket ensemble in plaid - with lots of custom touches; remaking a vintage pattern with personal changes; form fitting specific patterns. I took a fitting pattern and ended with a sloper for bodice, skirt, and pants! Thrilled. Also, a pair of slim fit pants, lots of ideas about more pants, tips on a the wrap dress; how to fit. Everyone left with a great idea about personal fit and ideas for more clothes. Sarah is a gentle, patient teacher with a great eye, gentle guiding touch, and a love of teaching. If you can take a hands on class with her, RUN straight to it!
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MelissaB in WA said...
Sounds like a fun time!
4/3/07 1:03 AM
vasallese said...
Where was this class? How do you find out about others?
4/3/07 7:11 AM
krystalkaes said...
Oh, How exciting for you! Fitted slopers just for you. :-) I have been very impressed with Sarah Veblen and her teaching and work.
4/3/07 2:08 PM
Marji said...
I notice that you've listed a number of patterns for sale, since this retreat. Is this coincidental, or did you review a lot on fitting and style and pattern suitability and you are now purging?
4/3/07 3:16 PM
NancyGT said...
The class is found on Sarah's website: she offers a few classes each year and does one on one instruction which I think would be great. I listed a number of patterns which I have carried from house to house for the last 15 years thinking that I would use them. Now with the sloper, I will be able to make up my own patterns. Also, I am now a completely different size (small surprise after 15 yrs!).
4/4/07 7:14 AM
Autumn Star said...
Thanks Nancy for tking the time to write up your experience in such detail.
10/6/07 8:58 AM
Menabug said...
I very much interested in taking sewing lessons. Can you please forward me her information? I live in the VA area and having a hard time finding a sewing class. Thanks
12/3/07 3:54 PM

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