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Katrina Walker
Katrina Walker is a designer, educator, and author known for her expertise in textiles, construction techniques, and modern American pojagi piecework. Her work is featured in many magazines including Threads, SewStylish, Stitch, SewNews, and Creative Machine Embroidery. She is a popular instructor both at national sewing shows and online, where her classes for Craftsy, Taunton Workshops, BurdaStyle, Craft University, and Craft Daily have enrolled thousands of students worldwide.

When she is not creating in her studio, Katrina travels to spread her love of sewing with Pfaff and Husqvarna Viking sewing machines.

STITCHES Texas 2017 Classes
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Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
9006 Easy Sew Constructive Let's get down to basics – seams, seam finishes, hems, and darts! These basic construction skills are the foundation for successful garments. Practice, or simply refresh these skills as you build a detailed take-home reference notebook. Katrina is the instructor of Craftsy's popular "Sew Smarter".
Note: Sewing machines provided for class use.

Materials fee: $20 
for all materials and notions used in class including needles, threads, fabrics, use of instructor's tools, detailed reference notebook, and glue stick for mounting samples
Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9012 Easy Fabulous Fit for Women Successful garment sewing requires great fit! Learn the steps to fitting your bodice and identifying required pattern adjustment areas. You will build a reference notebook as you practice making pattern alterations for common fitting challenges, including a full-bust adjustment that really works—no gaposis! Katrina is a Palmer/Pletsch Certified Fit Instructor.

Materials fee $15 for detailed reference notebook and all supplies
Saturday 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
9011 Easy Cotton Chic LECTURE/DEMO
Learn the secret to making chic clothes from quilting cotton! They provide us with a virtually unlimited array of gorgeous prints—many perfect for garments when you make the right choices.  

Learn how to interpret cotton broadcloth prints into chic, flattering garments that have unmistakable style and character.
Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
9054 Intermediate Crazy Patch Scarf Create a gorgeous wearable piece of crazy patch art using black silk satin, velvet and thread embellishment! Learn to tame silk velvet and charmeuse satin for easy stitching while you learn a "Not So Crazy" easy patchwork technique for creating beautiful crazy patch effects. Indulge your color sense by using a combination of threads and stitches for your own unique look. Elegant silk crazy patch has never been so fun, easy and fashionable!
Note: Sewing machines provided for use in classroom.
Materials Fee: $25 includes all silk velvet, satin, stabilizer, use of specialty threads, needles, and instructional materials.

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