2022 Upcoming Events


For more information email gail@gailpatrice.com. I look forward to seeing you!




virtual sewing & stitchery expo


The Sewing & Stitchery Expo is where your creative community connects. It is five full days of learning, connecting, and inspiration for sewing enthusiasts of all levels. Whether you’re a lifetime quilter, me-made wardrobe expert, devoted cosplayer, or a whimsical DIY-er, you’ll find a variety of activities and resources to spark your imagination and bring your creative vision to life. Check out the Class Catalogue and FAQs.

Gail's Classes - times are PST: 

3/02 Wed. 8a - 12p | 4420 CLASS - Coverstitch Workshop  (hands-on) 

3/03 Thu. 2p - 3:30p | 2206 CLASS - Thick Decorative Threads  (lecture / demo)

3/04 Fri. 2p - 3:30p | 2205 CLASS - Serger Specialty Feet  (lecture / demo)

3/06 Sun. 1p - 5p | 4421 CLASS - Serger Essentials  (hands-on)

(Please not, Gail's classes for SewExpo are currently sold out! Stay tuned on social media for possible added sessions. And don't forget you can sign up for any of Gail's on demand video courses below.)




Expand your skills and take your serger know-how to the next level. You’ll be amazed at what you’ll do with these serger specialty feet.

We'll cover:

  • Ruffling Foot

  • Cording Foot

  • Elastic Foot

  • Blind hem foot

  • Lace Applicator foot

  • Beading foot




Join Gail, author for a 3-hr hands on workshop. You’ll learn all of your serger components and how they affect the stitch. In this technique based class we'll do a variety of stitches from a 4-thread overlock to a rolled hem.


We'll cover:

  • Gathering

  • Attaching ribbing to neckline

  • Sport hem elastic casing

  • Elastic application

  • Inside Curves / Outside Curves

  • Inside Corners / Outside Corners

  • Rolled hem on sheer fabric - no serger stubble!

  • 3-thread narrow hem - balanced stitch

  • Rolled hem napkins

  • Decorative Lettuce Edge

  • and more!




You’ll learn conventional & creative uses for the coverstitch. Walk away with a variety of samples and a newfound understanding of your machine’s capabilities.


In this 4-hr hands-on workshop, we will cover:

  • Triple Cover Stitch

  • Wide Cover Stitch - Flat Fell Seam

  • Wide Cover Stitch - Unbound Neckline

  • Cover Hem - Fabric Guide

  • Cover Hem - Over The Hump

  • Cover Hem - Stitching in the Round




Jennifer Stern of J Stern Designs and I have launched our first online course together complete with video lessons, live streams and other fun stuff. For the inside scoop visit: stitchingzen.com 


In the course you will be able to watch the video tutorials at your leisure across any and all devices you own. We will launch a new downloadable pattern every quarter, and each pattern will contain individual lessons on:

  • How to fit / adjust your pattern

  • How to construct the garment

  • Techniques & Insider Tips

  • Pattern Hacks (It's like getting 3 patterns in 1!)

  • Embellishment Techniques (We call them Zenbellishments)

  • Ability to post questions and share ideas with other members in the discussion forum

  • Plus bonus surprises sprinkled throughout the course

Visit: www.stitching-zen.teachable.com




Whether you’re a novice or experienced serger owner, this step-by-step digital class is great for all levels. Between your imagination, serger and sewing machine you'll learn how to create all sorts of fun and stylish bracelets with the Belt Loop binder attachment.