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How to Sew and Work with Lace


Nothing is more alluring or romantic than lace, but sewing with it can be a challenge.
Join couture dressmaker, master teacher and author Susan Khalje as she discusses the main types of lace that are used for garment sewing—Alencon, Chantilly, and Guipure. You'll learn what to look for when buying lace, and what you need to know when sewing with lace. She'll bring lots of sample garments from her books,
Threads articles, and videos, and she'll give you a personal shopping tour of the laces Mood has to offer. You'll leave this class empowered to create a dress, skirt, jacket and more out of beautiful, timeless lace.


About the instructor:
Susan Khalje, a contributing editor to Threads Magazine, was recently honored with the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals' Lifetime Achievement Award. She received her professional sewing training at the New York couture salon, Chez Cez et Bez, and later worked as a fashion designer and manufacturing supervisor on Seventh Avenue. 
She was also the host of “Sew Much More”, which ran for 6 years on HGTV and diy.net. In addition to her frequent contributions toThreads Magazine, she has written for every major sewing publication. Her books include Bridal Couture: Fine Sewing Techniques for Wedding Gowns and Evening Wear (Krause), and Linen and Cotton: Classic Sewing Techniques for Great Results (Taunton). She has contributed to The Experts’ Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do, and she is one of the women profiled in More Magazine’s recent book, 50 Celebrate 50.

We deliberately keep our classes small for a better learning experience, so sign up today to reserve your spot, as classes can fill up quickly.

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