Keep Cool and Stay Knitting: Dress Workshop with Joan McGowan-Michael

May 30, 2013

On Saturday, June 8th, from 9am to 4pm, Joan McGowan-Michael will hosting a workshop at Fashion Knit and sharing her dressmaking expertise.  Here are just a few of the many reasons you should attend:

1. You will be making this adorable baby dress!  Joan provides the yarn and the fabric: all you have to bring are US 7 knitting needles, white sewing thread, and pins and needles!

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2.  The principles of sewing fabric skirts to knitted bodices can be applied to anything you want to make in any size!  Always wanted to make a light, twirly sun dress?  You can!  How about a wedding dress, or a nightie?  Of course!

3.  Joan McGowan Michael has over 25 years of experience as a professional clothing and knitwear designer.  Her company, White Lies Designs, specializes in unique, romantic, vintage-inspired cardigans, pullovers, and tops .  Her 2007 book, Knitting Lingerie Style, contains thirty beautifully constructed garments with instructions for a wide range of sizes.  In short, she knows a lot about flattering and fitting your figure!

4. For this workshop, if you bring a friend, you’ll get 50% off their registration price — or, to think of it another way, 25% off for each of you!  Pretty nice!

5. When you leave, you’ll have a beautiful, unique project ready for any special baby in your life and be a hit at the baby shower!



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