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December 2020

Luscious Rayon Tabula Rasa Retreat

December 5 @ 8:00 am - December 6 @ 5:00 pm
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Join Fit for Art Patterns, SewBatik and Original Sewing & Quilt Expo for a weekend of sewing.  Our 2-day online retreat will begin Saturday morning, and wrap up with show and tell late Sunday afternoon.  Both Carrie and Rae will be on hand each day to help you fashion a kimono style Tabula Rasa Jacket in beautiful Sew Batik Rayon.  The required kit is offered in 4 color ways, with needed interfacing and an option that includes the pattern if…

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Innovative Piecing Techniques for Quilted Jackets

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Event

Take a close look at several innovative quilting techniques that are perfect for making successful quilted jackets. This demonstration and trunk show will examine sashing, foundation piecing, strip piecing, raw edge collage, and more in relation to the design and construction of 2- and 3-layer quilted jackets. Rae will demonstrate innovative piecing techniques, audition fabric groupings, and share examples of finished garments. Rae will also bust the myth that pieced jackets can only be done with quilters cottons, showing how…

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April 2021

Original Sewing & Quilt Expo – Cleveland OH

April 8, 2021 - April 10, 2021
I-X Center, 6200 Riverside Dr
Cleveland, OH, 44135
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Fit for Art looks forward to returning to the Cleveland area for the 2021 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo!  We will be teaching during the Expo, presenting a trunk show, selling our patterns and other merchandise, and doing both jacket and pant fittings in our booth.   Check back for more details as the Expo releases them. Exhibit Hall Hours Thursday & Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Sew Successfully Spring Retreat

April 14, 2021 - April 18, 2021
Maritime Conference Center, 692 Maritime Boulevard
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090 United States
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Sew Successfully Retreat with Fit for Art Patterns at the Maritime Conference Center

Join Rae and Carrie for expert guidance at this sewing retreat for beginner to advanced sewists.  Let us inspire your creativity on a project of your choosing!  Plus, you’ll enjoy the fun of working in a community of fellow sewists in a beautiful space.  We will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily to provide individualized help toward success on your sewing projects. This may include assistance with: Fitting Fit for Art’s patterns, beginning from our fit samples…

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July 2021

Enchanting France – Embellishing Fabric

July 22, 2021 - July 29, 2021
La Cascade Durfort, France + Google Map

Spend July 22 - 29, 2021 with Rae Cumbie* and Carrie Emerson** of Fit for Art Patterns at La Cascade Artists Retreat in Durfort, an enchanting medieval artisan village in the Languedoc region of France to explore the countryside and a variety of fabric embellishing and surface design techniques. The mornings will be spent in the cozy third floor artist studio of our 17th century home. We will paint, stitch, collage and piece a variety of small fabric samples to…

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