Sew Happy Color - Paint Your Clothes - with Katie Kortman

Regular price $225.00 Sale

  • Advanced Beginner

This is a super special class that is going to sell out quickly and you wont want to miss out! The one and only Katie Kortman is coming to Topstitch to show us all how to infuse color and happiness into our me-made wardrobe. An accomplished artist, sewist, teacher, and textile designer, Katie is going to demonstrate designing and painting on a plain fabric ground. This is a 3-part workshop whereby you will design & paint your fabric & then use it to sew our Topstitch Essential Top or Dress.

We will kick off Katie's visit with an event Friday night, "Wardrobe Color Theory", 6-8PM. On Saturday morning Katie with guide you through her fabric design process and show you how to bring your fabric to life with paint and color. During the drying time, we will break and a catered lunch will be provided. In the afternoon, you will get to sewing and creating your one-of-a-kind garment. Time permitting, we look forward to everyone modeling their garment & showing off their best #handmadehustle

Also, as part of this class, you will receive free admission to Katie's Friday Night event "Wardrobe Color Theory" complete with a color theory talk, cocktail reception, and Instagram worthy photo ops throughout Ponce City Market.

To save time and space for your fellow sewists, cut your pattern out before class. During check out, please add a note which fabric you choose (linen or tencel) and it will be mailed to you. We encourage you to stop into the shop before class for help cutting out your fabric if needed. 

 Skills expected:

You've taken one of our intro to sewing classes or have the equivalent amount of experience. You have some basic garment sewing experience such as a pullover top or a-line skirt. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You've sewn within the last 2 years. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials neededWe will provide you with 1.5yds of prepared for dyeing fabric. You will just need to choose and tell us if you prefer a linen/rayon blend or more drapey tencel twill

Materials providedIn addition to the fabric you will also receive our essential shirt pattern. We will provide the paint you will use to paint your fabric.

Minimum and max number of people for class: Min 4 / Max 8

InstructorKatie Kortman!!