gallery_28Join us this coming Friday and Saturday, November 1st and 2nd, for this exciting Marla Kazell workshop and learn how to create a fabric collage a la Koos van den Akker that can be used to embellish your next jacket, tote or anything else!

Using fabric as your medium, discover how to combine all types of fabric – silk, rayon, cotton, wool and synthetics into a work of art.

Part of the magic is the combination of prints, stripes, plaids and solids – often in “clashing” colors – that come together into marvelous designs. Fabric is sliced, stitched, twisted and pieced together to create wonderful surface textures.

In addition, Marla will host a trunk show the evening before. She will be showing several Koos designs plus teaching a few helpful tailoring and couture tips.

A la Koos van den Akker Collage Workshop and Trunk Show:

Trunk Show:  November 1, 6:30 – 9:00 PM
Trunk Show Only Tickets: ASG Member: $15, non-Member: $20

All Day Workshop: November 2, 9:00 – 5:00
Workshop Incl Trunk Show Tickets: ASG Member: $75, non-Member: $85 Includes lunch and free admission to the Friday evening Trunk Show!

Location: Bent Tree Bible Fellowship
4141 International Parkway, Carrollton, TX (map)

Supply list: Download it here.
Registration: Email Sheryl

 

image003Marla Kazell has been sewing professionally for 30 years and creates beautiful couture garments in her custom clothing studio in Tigard, Oregon. Her focus is on fit and fine sewing techniques and her garments feature wonderful details. She has shared her sewing knowledge in articles for Threads and Sew News magazines and teaches sewing classes and hands-on workshops in Portland, Oregon and across the country.

Koos Van Den Akker is a Dutch-born fashion designer based in New York City, USA. He is famed for his unique collaged ‘Koos’ designed clothing and notably the creator of the ‘Bill Cosby’ Sweaters. Read more…

It seems our fall creations will be right on track with current fashion if you look at how similar the fashion is at the moment!

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