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Three Little Birds Sewing Co.

Harrison Shirt Weekend Workshop with Jenny Rushmore of Cashmerette

$ 425.00

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Workshop is April 7-9th, 2017. If you're interested in a payment plan, please e-mail us at 

 Curvy girls unite! Join Cashmerette pattern designer, Jenny Rushmore for a full weekend of sewing & fun. Students will learn how to fit & sew Jenny's popular Harrison. This class is perfect for anyone wanting to get into garment making or those that need some help getting the perfect fit.

About the Harrison Shirt

Finally, the answer to your prayers: a fitted button-down shirt that doesn't gape over curves! The Harrison Shirt is designed with double princess seams for a uniquely curve-friendly fit and all the features of a classic shirt, including a two-piece collar, yoke, and placket, separate button bands, and buttoned cuffs. This pattern looks equally pretty in crisp Oxford cottons at the office or cozy flannels for playing in the snow! 

A little about Jenny,  in her words:

"I started sewing at the ripe old age of 30, but now I’m totally obsessed. It turns out that sewing is not only shedloads of fun but it’s also creative, technical, sociable, and takes over your life if you don’t watch out. You can read more about my journey and what I’ve learned here.

As a curvy woman, sewing has been central to my journey to body acceptance, not to mention transforming my daily wardrobe with garments that fit me well and reflect my personality. To reach even more plus size sewists, I partnered up with other amazing curvy bloggers to found the Curvy Sewing Collective, where you can find more inspiration, tips and sewalongs.
Now, I’ve taken a step further and launched Cashmerette Patterns, the first line specifically designed for curves, in sizes 12 – 28, and cup sizes C – H. I’ll be launching a range of garments, all thoughtfully designed to be comfortable and stylish. Your dress size doesn’t limit your creativity, so why should it limit your wardrobe?"

About the weekend:

The weekend will start Friday evening at 6:30pm. We'll have a brief meet & greet with Jenny and your fellow classmates. You'll be able to ask any questions you may have as well as pick up any last minute supplies for the weekend. Light refreshments will be provided.

Saturday we will begin our shirt making journey from 10am-6pm. Lunch is included. Please let use know of any dietary restrictions. Following class, any one that is interested in joining us for dinner, we will head over to local favorite, Franklin's.

We'll conclude our workshop on Sunday. Starting at 10am, you are welcome to continue working on your dress until the studio closes at 5pm. You may come and go as your schedule permits. Lunch will be available for order, if desired. 

Coffee and tea will be provided Saturday and Sunday morning, compliments of Vigilante Coffee. Snacks will be provided both Saturday and Sunday. 

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner. Students should be comfortable using and setting up a sewing machine. Students will learn how to sew with knits on a regular sewing machine. 

What's included:

  • Use of sewing machines and studio supplies (scissors, iron, etc.). If you'd like to bring your machine to use, please let us know.
  • Full instruction with Jenny on Saturday & Sunday.
  • Harrison Shirt Pattern
  • Meet & Greet with fellow classmates & Jenny on Friday evening. 
  • Coffee in the mornings, lunch Saturday, and snacks throughout the day.
  • Additional studio time at a later date, if needed. 

Please note that due to the limited space for workshops, your registration is non-refundable. You may transfer your registration to another person but please pass along their name and contact info. We often have a waiting list for workshops and we are happy to help arrange with you to transfer your registration. 

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