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Seminars

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Pants for Real People (not Super Models)!

A well fitted pant is guaranteed to take 20 pounds off anyone!  Do you suffer from  – baggy butt syndrome, extra cushions on those hip areas, an...

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Fit Any Body

Do you love to sew but are frustrated because nothing seems to fit?  Regardless of your body type, you can get commerical patterns to fit.  Utilizing ...

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You are the Designer!

Do you have a collection of patterns you haven't even opened?  Why not make a great fitting basic and modify the design to create your own collection. ...

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20 More Tips to Improve Your Sewing

If you attended last year’s 20 tips you will know there was standing room only!  Come hear an all new seminar, 20 More Tips to Improve your Fashion S...

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Fitting the Girls

Are you having a challenge fitting your girls?    Do garments fall off your shoulders when they fit in the bust?   The girls deserve th...

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Will this Fabric Work?

Frequently I get asked, will this fabric work for this pattern?  Will I be happy with the outcome?  Fabric selection not only has an impact on the fin...

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The Art of Dressing Well

Fall Fashion Update We will look at the current trends in colour, fashion and makeup.  I will introduce the concept of wardrobe capsules&n...

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Designer T-shirts and More

DesignerT-shirts can be costly so why don't you be the designer instead?  Learn what to look for when purchasing a pattern, common bodice alternations, and...

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Fall Fashion Update - The Art of Style

In this fall fashion update we will explore current trends in colour, style and makeup.  It is all about individuality in your look this season.  ...

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LBD - Little Black Dress

The LDB is a staple in every wardrobe but is really doesn't have to be black!  Consider alternatives like a sun dress or a great day dress for the office.&...

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20 Tips to Improve Your Sewing

Whether you are just starting out, or have sewn for years, these tips will change your sewing life for the better! Janice will share some tricks of the trade ca...

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Looking Good - Feeling Great!

Regardless of your size and shape everyone deserves to feel great in their clothes.   Come and learn how to determine your body silhouette and why tha...

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The Secret Behind Beautiful Garments

Have you ever fallen in love with a fabric but it just wasn’t suited to what you wanted to sew?  Are you confused with all the types of interfacing o...

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Pressing Matters!

A way to ensure a professional looking garment is to utilize good pressing techniques.  Learn how different fibers respond to heat and moisture.  See ...

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Going Gray and Looking Gorgeous

We can all look gorgeous as we go gray.  Starting a new season in life doesn't mean we have to settle for frumpy.   We all have important roles t...

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Power of Colour

One of the most important elements of design is colour.  Do you know the power of colour? Colour has both a physiological impact - how you look, and a psyc...

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Wardrobe Planning - maximize your closet and fabric stash!

Have you ever stood in your closet and said those famous words - I have nothing to wear?  Face it, most of us have far too many clothes that we don't even ...

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To stabilize or not to stabilize?

Now that is the question.  You want to stabilize to provide support but not change the character of the fabric.  There are so many types - fusible, se...

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Knits can stretch from work to play!

Knits are all the rage and are wonderful to wear.  They come in fabulous fibres with beautiful drape including rayon, viscose, bamboo, silk and even wool.&...

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The Great Closet Cleanout

Do you enter your closet at your own risk?  Is it an adventure each morning?  Most woman wear only 10% of the items in their closet 90% of the time.&n...

General information

Seminars range from 1 - 3 hours in length

Held at various locations throughout Calgary

Register through the host location