Have Fun Fitting & Sewing Stretch Fabrics

Dunnet, IsobelIsobel Dunnet came to Canada after graduating in Home Economics from college in Scotland. Since working in the sewing machine industry for 15 years she has returned to what she loves: sewing, teaching and creating new, exciting projects.

Fit The Little Black Dress – Intermediate

Dunnet, Isobel - Black Dress_700x933The ‘little black dress’ is a fashion must have, but sometimes it’s hard to find one with the perfect fit. Discover the recipe for success as you take a stretchy fabric, a few measurements, add a sewing machine and fold in a little technical guidance… easy fit, easy sew, easy fashion! This dress has a fitted, self-lined wrap bodice with optional sleeves and a straight, slightly gathered or half circle skirt, your choice! Your empire waist bodice will be precut to your size and then personally fitted. Learn how to fit, stabilize and adjust stretch fabric for a drapey finish. Lots of samples to inspire. Kit $35. Order form provided with registration (XS to XXL).
4 Hour Workshop

Leggings – All Levels

Dunnet, Isobel - Leggings Today, leggings are for everyone! Learn how to fit and add an insert in different types of fabric and adjust your stitching to keep the stretch. The possibilities are endless and the choice is yours. With different insert fabrics available make your pair simple, elegant or funky. Pre-requisite: Basic machine sewing skills. Kit $24. Order form provided with registration (XS to XXL).
3 Hour Workshop

Knits: Must Have Jacket – All Levels

Dunnet, Isobel - All Occassion Wrap_700x933Once you master the secret to sewing knits… it’s a wrap! Learn to join, add an edge finish, decorate and stabilize stretchy fabrics for a smooth designer finish. Make the cover-up that everyone will envy, whether for daytime wear or a casual evening out. Pre-requisite: Basic machine sewing skills. Kit $24. Order form provided with registration (XS to XXL).
3 Hour Workshop

Zipper Techniques – All Levels

Dunnet, Isobel - ZippersZippers are not only practical, they can also be a focal fashion feature. In this workbook class, Isobel teaches installation methods for separating, invisible and decorative zippers. See how to place a zipper on the outside of the garment, insert as a non-opening decorative zipper and draw attention to a focal zipper. Plus tips to insert zippers into tricky fabrics such as sheer, thick and stretch. Pre-requisite: Basic machine sewing skills. Kit $10
3 Hour Workshop


Enjoy this Conference Class sneak peek!

Registration begins at the end of July when our updated website www.csnf.com is released with the class days & times. Class fees are $20 per hour (advance purchase) with kit fees extra.

Creativ Festival is returning to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre but MOVING to the NORTH BUILDING (255 Front St. W.) on new days & times! Thursday, Friday & Saturday, October 15, 16 & 17, 2015 with 5 days of Conference Classes starting Tuesday, October 13th

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