Enchanting France – Embellishing Fabric

Spend July 5-12, 2019 with Rae Cumbie* and 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… 

Surface Design Fun

It will be just like summer camp!  Spend a day at Capital Quilts with Rae Cumbie, leader of our Sew! Let’s Get Dressed Club as she introduces you to her favorite surface design techniques for clothing.  Try out Sheva Paintsticks and raw edge collage.   See examples of how beads and buttons bring clothing to life. … 

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Open a New Door

Welcome to Sew! Let’s Get Dressed, a weekly blog that encourages you to sew successfully.  What inspires me as a garment maker, business owner, artist, writer, human ­­­­­­being?  Most of the year it is my next event or deadline, perhaps a fashion trend or a new teaching opportunity.  There is… 

Sew! Let’s Get Dressed Retreat

Join Rae Cumbie and Carrie Emerson of Fit for Art Patterns for a summer’s end sewing retreat. Rae and Carrie will be available all day long to provide individualized help on your sewing projects. This may include assistance with: • Fitting a Fit for Art pattern beginning from our fit samples or from the mock-up or… 

Marvelous Mekong River Shirt

Two special fabrics purchased at Mekong River Textiles are combined into a comfortable and striking shirt for fall and winter. …