Learn to Improv with Rossie Hutchinson

Modern quilter Rossie Hutchinson is teaching Improvisational Patchwork (Improv 101) this weekend.  Students need bring only their sewing machines and a rotary cutter and mat or pair of scissors and then just go with the flow.

In this 3-hour workshop, you’ll learn to limit decision-making while continually piecing.  You’ll also learn to make decisions quickly, avoid falling in love with your answers, and accept change when it occurs.  

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Made By Rae – Made to Measure Skirt Class!

We are extremely fortunate to have Rae Hoekstra teaching a skirt making class at
Pink Castle Fabrics on Thursday evening the 12th of September. Rae is a blogger and pattern designer at Made By Rae (
made-by-rae.com), a popular spot for DIY and sewing tutorials. She also designs for
Cloud 9 fabrics, is a
Sew Mama Sew Board member, and co-hosts
SEMI Crafty meetups once a month at
Pink Castle Fabrics.
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Camp Stitchalot! It’s Almost Time!

Camp Stitchalot - Modern Quilting Retreat
I looked at the calendar the other day and realized it’s almost time to go to Camp again!  Camp Stitchalot Summer 2013 is August 9-11th!  It’s time for another sewing retreat Ann Arbor. And we will be learning amazing modern quilting techniques from some really talented teachers:
      Jacquie Gering – Tallgrass Prairie Studio
     Amanda Jean Nyberg – Crazy Mom Quilts
     Dan Rouse – Piece and Press
     Rossie Hutchinson – Fresh Modern Quilts
     Brenda Ratliff (your host) – Just a Bit Frayed / Pink Castle Fabrics
We will be learning all the techniques at this modern quilting retreat.  
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