2022-23 Upcoming Events

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

FEB

02-04

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Quality Sew & Vac 

Seattle, WA

Serge It! Zippered Tablet Case Workshop. The beauty of this pattern is you can individualize it and create custom designs, while learning beautiful serger stitch techniques along the way! Registration info coming soon.

FEB

22-25

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I'm delighted to be teaching 6 classes at the American Quilter's Society Quilt Week Feb 22- 25, 2023. Registration opens 11/29/23! Visit the link below to learn more and sign up for classes. It's going to be a lot of fun! 

#19540 SERGER ESSENTIALS | 2/22 Wednesday 8:30a - 11:30a

#19541 DECORATIVE SERGER STITCHES | 2/22 Wednesday 1p - 4p

#19142t TABLET ZIPPER CASE on a Serger | 2/23 Thursday 8:30a - 4p

#19544 COVERSTITCH WORKSHOP | 2/24 Friday 8:30a - 11:30a

#19545 SERGER SPECIALTY FEET | 2/24 Friday 1p - 4p

#19546 SERGER ESSENTIALS | 2/25 Saturday 8:30a - 11:30a

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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

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Join Gail, author of Serger Essentials ~ Master the Basics & Beyond 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!

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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

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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.