COVID-19 PROTOCOL: Workshops in this location require attendees to provide proof of a COVID vaccination.
The situation can change. Check in with your instructor about any additional requirements, such as masking.
Introducing Pamela Leggett
In the classroom we offer coffee, water, and snacks, and, at midday, a wonderful lunch. Dinners are on your own.
A BRING LIST of what you need to bring for each class, along with other information, is available as a pdf to download from each class event webpage. Just start looking for a class that interests you! If you have the Palmer/Pletsch book that is being used as a reference for the class, bring it.
A special GRADUATION dinner will be held at the completion of each workshop. It’s a time to socialize in a relaxed atmosphere and share the whys of your sewing, your personal interests and your aspirations. In a final ceremony, completion certificates will be awarded.
Teacher Training is available in conjunction with the Fit workshops. The Fit class description pages have more information available as well as how to sign up! Teacher training is an excellent way to cement all the new skills you learned!
NYC FABRIC SHOPPING TOUR
The day after the workshop, join Pamela Leggett for a guided shopping tour of New York City’s fabric stores throughout the garment district. You will leave for NYC around 7:30 am and return around 9:00 pm. New York City is a fabulous place to visit and shop for fabrics, trims, buttons and so much more! Pamela will be your guide for the day to explore Mood (Project Runway’s store), B & J’s (Pamela’s favorite) and other stores in the Garment District.The $150 tour price includes transportation, the fabric tour and lunch. Contact Pamela directly for more information and to reserve your spot — pamela
DINNER AND A MOVIE
If enough people are interested, we will order in dinner and watch a fashion-related movie. Pamela has several that you will enjoy (a customer favorite is the independent smash, Men Of The Cloth). There is no charge for this; everyone pays for their own dinner.
PRE-WORKSHOP CLASS: MAKE A CUSTOM DRESS FORM
Join Pamela the day before a fit or knits workshop to make a Custom Dress Form—the perfect replica of yourself—to aid in your fitting once you get home! $150 includes kit and lunch. Contact Pamela directly for more information, supply list, and to reserve your spot — firstname.lastname@example.org.
A dress form is a useful tool for fitting and design. The problem is getting one to fit all your curves and “scallops.” In this class, we will use an adjustable form that you will “build and pad” to look just like you! Other than the dress form, the supplies are simple—a bra and undies, batting and fiberfill, and some bandaging from the drug store. We’ll finish the form with a custom cover. With the skills you learn, you will be able to change the dress form as your body changes. You will now be well equipped for your fitting and design challenges!
Where to Stay and How to Get There
The closest hotel to the studio is the Holiday Inn Express Vernon-Manchester, located 2 miles from Pamela’s Patterns Studio. It features a pool, gym, and complimentary breakfast. The hotel is adjacent to a shopping center with many stores and restaurants. If you are flying in, Pamela will arrange your transportation to and from the hotel to the studio. Special workshop attendee rates are available. More options can be found in the Bring Lists for each workshop.