Just got this emailed:
The Stitchery Boutique is now open!
40 sq ft of handmade goodness in the heart of Wolseley.
Featuring Winnipeg artisans such as Dawn Chaput: pottery....Jodi Hildibrand: art print postcards...Kami Goertz: adorable stuffies...Melanie Wesley: clothing, jewelry & accessories.
For the sewer (or knitter) we also have a selection of buttons from Aben's Wood: handmade wood buttons from local deadfall...SewDandee: really cute fabric covered buttons
We have a few more special items we will be adding as we get closer to the winter holiday season, so check back often.
Upcoming Stitchery Classes:
"Kids Beginner Class" - (Tuesday October 4,11,18 & 25, from 7-9p.m) - In this 4 week intro to sewing for kids your child will learn the basics of using a sewing machine, cutting and marking skills as well as following a pattern to make a simple project. We will also spend some time talking about safety in the sewing room. The instructor is Alesha Frederickson and the investment is $120.
"Skirt Drafting Mega Course" -(Wednesday October 5- December 7 from 7-9 p.m ) - In the first half of this 10 week course you will learn how to measure for and draft a custom slopper which you will then use to create a custom fitted muslin. In the second half of the course you will learn about using your slopper to design and draft an endless variety of skirt options.We will also cover waistbands, zippers, pockets and hems...this is a serious amount of information here.Don't worry if you don't know the lingo...you will know all by the end of this course.The instructors are Melanie Wesley & Alesha Frederickson and the investment is $250.
"Paper bag Princess" - mini workshop-( October 8 from 7-9 p.m) - In this one day workshop you will learn to measure and cut your fabric to create a simple, elastic waist skirt. The instructor is Alesha Frederickson and the investment is $30.
"Circle Skirt" - workshop (October 15 & 22 from 1 -3 p.m) - In this 2 day workshop you will learn to draft and sew a basic full circle skirt with waistband and zipper. Some prior sewing experience is required.The instutors are Melanie Wesley & Alesha Frederickson and the investment is $60.
962 Westminster Ave