This year was an experiment for ASDP, and though there were definitely some bumps and drama, there were definitely advantages for our group to mingle with vendors and attendees at the American Sewing Expo.
|Mechiel Whitmore, Kathy Levy,|
Claire Shaeffer and me!
Fabric shopping at Haberman Fabrics (Nanette Lepore open work wool plaid--upper right)
2 workshops with Kenneth King on couture techniques.
GORGEOUS French boucle that Mom bought me as a birthday present from Helen Haughey at Mendel-Goldberg.
Having 3 outfits in the fashion show, 2 that were finalists in the "Innovative Lace" Challenge with Threads Magazine.
My very good friend Kathy Levy WINNING "Most Innovative Technique" in that challenge.
Seeing friends from ASDP and PatternReview.com.
|Jennifer Stern, J. Stern Designs|
|Rae Cumbie, Fit For Art Patterns|
|Angela Wolf, Angela Wolf Pattern Collection|
Keep an eye out for my review of her Ruched T pattern.
I can't wait for her jeans pattern to come out!
And that's just a preview. More details and photos to come soon!