teaching

photo credit: Studio Scrivo

photo credit: Studio Scrivo

i teach sewing, patternmaking, crochet, embroidery, block printing, and more! mostly i teach at various locations in the Hudson Valley/Catskills area of New York (about 2 hours north of NYC), which is where i live. you can find all of my classes below. please contact the venue for registration and payment. all classes require a minimum of 4 (or more) students, so please register early to avoid cancellation.

i also travel to teach at retreats and shops around the US, so i may be coming to a venue near you! this page gets updated frequently, so please check back often. i hope to see you in class!

if you can’t find me in person, i also teach online classes with Creativebug. you can see what i offer, and watch a video about me, on my teacher page. these also make great reference material if you’ve taken a class with me and need to review!

2018 TEACHING SCHEDULE

January

Befriend Your Sewing Machine @ Fiber on Main in Hurleyville, NY

Saturday, January 20 from 1-4pm

February

Classic Embroidery Stitches @ Fiber on Main in Hurleyville, NY

Friday, February 16 from 1-4pm

Clone It: Make a Pattern from your Favorite Clothes @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY

Saturday, February 24 from 11am-4:30pm

Art at the Bar: Embroidery @ Reynolds & Reynolds Taproom in Woodstock, NY

Sunday, February 25 from 3-4:30pm

March

Pattern Drafting Workshop: Shift Dress @ Stitch Sew Shop in Alexandria, VA
Friday-Sunday, March 2-4 SOLD OUT!!!

Make Your Own Dress Immersion Weekend @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY

Saturday + Sunday, March 10-11 from 10:30am-5pm (ends at 4pm on Sunday)

Block Printing for Textiles @ Fiber on Main in Hurleyville, NY

Friday, March 16 from 1-4pm

Mohonk Knitting Weekend @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY

Thursday through Sunday, March 22-25 (I’m teaching 2 workshops at this retreat: Crochet for Knitters and Embroidery for Knit and Crochet)

April

Studio Apron at Craftwork Somerville in Somerville, MA
Saturday April 7 from 11am-5pm

Clone Your Clothes at Craftwork Somerville in Somerville, MA (2 classes TBA)
Sunday April 8 from 11am-5pm

Folk Dress @ Fiber on Main in Hurleyville, NY

Friday, April 13 from 10am-4:30pm

Design (and Make!) Your Own Wardrobe (5-Day Immersion!) @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY
Wednesday through Sunday, April 18-22: In this 5-day pattern drafting and sewing workshop, you’ll learn how to draft your own custom patterns and sew your own skirt, t-shirt and dress.

Yarn Cupboard Retreat in Syracuse, NY

Friday through Sunday, April 27-29 (I’m teaching 3 workshops at this annual retreat: Pattern Drafting for Knitters, Embroidery for Knit + Crochet, and Crochet Rag Rugs)

May

Befriend Your Sewing Machine @ Fiber on Main in Hurleyville, NY

Friday, May 18 from 1-4pm

New England Fiber Art Summit @ Wing and a Prayer Farm in Shaftsbury, VT
Wednesday through Sunday, May 30-June 3 SOLD OUT!!!

June

Make Your Own Leggings @ Fiber on Main in Hurleyville, NY

Saturday, June 16 from 11am-5pm

Pattern Drafting Retreat with Cal Patch @ Fancy Tiger Crafts in Denver, CO
Thursday June 28 through Sunday July 1:  In this first-ever sewing retreat at the famed Fancy Tiger, you’ll learn how to draft your own custom patterns and sew your own dress. SOLD OUT!!!

July

Slow Fashion Retreat 2018 @ at Ferry Beach in Saco, Maine
Sunday July 22 through Friday July 27:  Back for the 2nd year of celebrating stitching, mending and dyeing, right on the ocean! with Katrina Rodabaugh and Jessica Lewis Stevens, and created by Samantha Lindgren of A Gathering of Stitches.

August

Design and Sew Your Own Wardrobe @ Harrisville Designs in Harrisville, NH
Saturday August 11 through Wednesday August 15: In this 5-day pattern drafting and sewing retreat in a historic mill town, you’ll learn how to draft your own custom patterns and sew your own skirt, t-shirt and dress.

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