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Message Board > Sewing Events and Conferences > PR Day NY ( Moderated by CynthiaSue)

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Date: 10/3/11 1:12 PM

Hello fellow New Yorkers. Anyone interested in helping put together a PR Day for November 19th?? I live in Upstate NY but can get to the city if that's where someone is that wants to help with this. Otherwise, anyone near the Twin Tiers area??
-- Edited on 10/3/11 1:13 PM -- PR Day NY
-- Edited on 10/3/11 1:15 PM --

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Date: 10/12/11 8:07 AM

Hi Andrea - I'm in CT and am interested in a NY PR Day 11/19 in NYC - - happy to help organize, although I'm not in the city either.
Laura

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Date: 10/12/11 10:25 AM

Hi Laura, So what are you thinking?? Are you familiar with the city? I have been there several times but my hubby is always my tour guide (i'm directionally impaired at best! Lol). I love the Garment District! Whatever thoughts you have, please share. Thanks, Andrea

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Date: 10/12/11 11:39 PM

Hi there -
well being rather new to this group, and a "reborn" sewer, I might just know enough to be dangerous!
Here are a few ideas - consider these a total brainstorm:
- shop the garment district fabrics and notions (would be great to have someone who really knows the people and places - I have a list but by no means an expert on those places).
- take a class. No idea on viability of this - but I did recently buy Diana Rupp's online sewing class - it was truly amazing- she is a great instructor and has a teaching/workshop location on the lower east side.
- maybe there's an interesting exhibit - Parson's, FIT, museums - an idea.
All of the above would be too much for one day - but some food for thought. What were you thinking of?

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Date: 10/14/11 8:03 AM

Personally I love the class idea, and of course Garment District shopping. I'll look into a one day class to see if there is anything available. If not, than shopping it is. (And yummy food).

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Date: 10/14/11 8:28 AM

I NEED at least 5 people to do the PR Day in NYC!! Here is what I propose. We can set up a party at the Sewing Studio in Garment District.
I have copied and pasted what they offer so please have a look below and let me know if you are interested.

Enjoy a chic sewing party where you and your guests learn a multitude of machine-sewing skills and each complete a stylish sewing project from start to finish!

• Birthday Party • PJ Party • Bachelorette Party •
• Bat Mitzvah • Baby Shower • Purse Party •

Express your creativity and explore your domestic prowess with a sewing party at The Sewing Studio!

Basic Sewing Party
A Basic Sewing Party has every attendant leaving with a completed customized sewing project and includes the use of our sewing machines and all required fabric, supplies, and notions. A snack is also included. (Please inform us ahead of time of any allergies.) There is a 15% charge to bring outside food or drink. 4 hours.

Up to six attendants = $300
Seven to 10 attendants = $400
11-15 attendants = $500
16-18 attendants = $600

Sewing Party Package
Take our Basic Sewing Party and add decadent cupcakes, pizza for everyone, party decorations, and a $25 studio gift card for each party participant plus their own take-away sewing kit. 4 hours.

Up to six attendants = $400
Seven to 10 attendants = $550
11-15 attendants = $650
16-18 attendants = $725

Champagne Sewing Party
Start with our Basic Sewing Party and add champagne, decadent cupcakes, and an abundance of girl time. Each party attendant receives a $25 gift card for a sewing class plus their own take-away sewing kit. Don’t worry, we’ll help you choose an ultra stylish project that’s perfect for fashion mavens and sewing newbies. $60/person (min. 8 ppl), 3 hours.

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Date: 10/14/11 10:50 AM

I love the idea - count me in! I'll do any of the packages.

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Laura H.

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Date: 10/27/11 1:36 PM

I would be interested too! Mary Cargill

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Date: 11/9/11 7:27 AM

Hi there,
Well it looks like we don't have enough interest in the NYC PR Day so I will not be planning a trip there on the 19th. Too bad, the class looked fun. Maybe next year. Thanks for showing interest. Have a great day!!

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Date: 11/9/11 7:28 AM

Hi,
Since we don't have enough interest in the NYC PR Day, I will not be planning a trip to the city on the 19th. Maybe next year we will have more members that are interested. Have a great week.

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