Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Modular Design for Couture Artwear Trunk Show with Kayla Kennington

Looking for a fresh approach to fashion sewing? Award winning artist Kayla Kennington explores with you the unique creations possible with her Modular Design for Couture Artwear pattern collection. Fashion sewists and quilters alike will be delighted to learn how these garments are constructed from simple geometric shaped pattern pieces, with unique seaming connections. This style has no buttons darts, zippers or facings; a wonderful uncomplicated introduction to garment sewing. Discover how to mix-and-match pattern pieces from many patterns (a sleeve from one pattern and a front panel from another). Modular design is also fabulous for highlighting hand-dyed or embellished fabrics, as well as creating simple, easy-to-fit, easy-to-wear, and terrific-for-travel styles of clothing. Learn how you can sew elegant silks for a formal look, or rayons, cottons and linens for flattering daytime wardrobe pieces. Free with admission. Friday April 30, 2010, 5:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 1, 2010, 1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.