Sew Easy Swimsuits Join us for a full Saturday workshop and learn to sew your own custom fit-to-flatter swimsuit. Learn tips on fabric selection and handling, pattern alteration, and easy elastic application. Bring your sewing machine and serger, your sewing kit and cuting tools and your enthusiasm! Fabric, lining, pattern, and elastic will be provided. Advanced registration is required. Lunch is included. Includes instructions for drafting your own cover-up skirt pattern! Laura Keith is a freelance designer who lives and works in the Pacific Northwest. She has designed active swimwear for a major sportswear manufacturer, written for Sew News and Threads magazines, and appeared as a guest swimsuit construction expert on DIY television’s “Sew Much More”. Her line of active swimsuit patterns for home sewing enthusiasts is available for purchase online at www.LauraKeithDesigns.com. Materials List: Basic Tank Suit Pattern 101S by Laura Keith Where: Comfort Suites Vancouver, Washington 4714 NE 94th (near the Mall) 360-253-3100 When: 9AM--4PM Saturday April 18, 2009 Cost: $90.00 (fee with advanced registration is required) •Zigzag sewing machine •Serger (advised) •Double needle for stretch fabric 4.0 (1/4”) 0/80 •Stretch needle or Universal needle medium weight •General sewing supplies •Blue thread for sewing machine - 2 spools •Blue woolly nylon thread for serger - 2 spools •Scissors •Rotary cutter (advised) •Pins, weights •Marking pencils •Pen and paper for note taking To register: Complete the attached form and send it with the fee to Laura Keith, PO Box 873013, Vancouver, WA, 98687. This workshop is presented in collaboration with Columbia River Sewing, a chapter of the American Sewing Guild. c 2008 LauraKeith www.LAURAKEITHDESIGNS.com Sew Easy Swimsuits Workshop Registration Form PERSONAL INFORMATION SEWING INFORMATION Please print clearly What kind of sewing do you do? Name: Last First Address: Garment Sports Apparel Other: Have you sewn with stretch knits? City: State: Quilting Zip: Yes No If yes, what did you sew?: Have you ever sewn a swimsuit? Phone: E-mail: Yes No If yes, how did/do you feel about the results? Do you have special dietary needs? Yes No If yes, please explain: PAYMENT INFORMATION Make Checks payable for $90.00 to: Laura Keith Mail to: Laura Keith P.O. Box 873013 Vancouver, WA 98687 Which type of sewing machine(s) will you bring to this workshop?: Zigzag sewing machine Serger Sewing machine with both zigzag and serger capabilities Registration Deadline is April 1, 2009. Refund is available in the event of cancellation, providing that you notify me of your cancellation before April 7, 2009. Minimum of 4 students and maximum of 10 students is required. In the event of workshop cancellation, your registration fee will be cheerfully refunded.
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