Linda travels the country teaching fine sewing techniques and the art of combining beautiful fabrics and distinctive design in garment and home decorating creations.
Below are descriptions of available Linda Lee workshops.
Let's make a plan!
Bring a few of your favorites from your stash and let's put it all together so you know what patterns to sew in what fabrics and what to add to them. Work with Linda to refine your look, fit some patterns and get a handle on the most efficient way to sew for your lifestyle. Learn to sew for your figure type and which colors bring on the compliments. You will work on a garment during the workshop plus prepare others to sew at home.
- 1, 2, or 3 days
Have a fun day making the Tremont Jacket from The Sewing Workshop Pattern Collection. This loose-fitting, A-line jacket with asymmetric hemlines and soft-fold cuffs flatters every figure. Almost any fabric works, from drapey crepe to crisp linen, boiled wool to novelty weaves, wovens or knits. Accent it with a statement button and wear it with jeans, pants, a skirt or dress – casual to elegant. You will learn how to construct acute mitered corners, which interfacing to use, overlapping seam techniques, and how to sew perfect topstitching.
- 8-hour workshop
Mastering Miters - Mitered Tamari Apron Workshop
In this hands-on workshop, you will make a special edition of The Sewing Workshop’s Tamari Apron incorporating five of Linda’s special mitering techniques. It’s a great way to master the miters and make a fun project for yourself or a friend. Gather some great cotton fabrics in mixed patterns and colors and plan to add a little creativity to your day.
- 6-hour workshop
- Materials list available or purchase a $55.00 kit (includes Tamari Apron pattern and Mastering Miters book - $20.00 value)
- 4-hour workshop
T-Shirt 101 Workshop
A woman can’t have too many t-shirts, especially if they have a flattering neckline, give a nice shape to the body and fit really well. Come to this class and learn to work with tissue to mid-weight jersey knits. In a day’s time, you will construct the either the Eureka Top or the Helix Top from The Sewing Workshop Pattern Collection. Learn to make smart choices for seam and hem finishes and great designer details. You will leave with THE basic addition to your wardrobe and the confidence to make lots more.
- 8—hour workshop
Fabrics for Fashion Swatch Book
Touch, study and cut the best of the fabrics to sew for today’s fashions. Linda will present an overview of the properties and characteristics of fashion fabrics in several categories using large pieces of fabric from which you will cut samples to place on swatch cards. You will receive a notebook and swatch cards, pre-printed with descriptions for each fabric. Bring fabric scissors and a glue stick.
- 2-hour workshop