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"If you’d heard us laughing, you may have thought we’d known each other for years. Nope. I met all my tablemates the evening before. Over the course of the long weekend that followed [at Camp Workroom Social], we took sewing intensives, crashed in bunks, hit the dining hall, and did camp activities like hikes in the gorgeous, fall-studded woods."

"If you’d heard us laughing, you may have thought we’d known each other for years. Nope. I met all my tablemates the evening before. Over the course of the long weekend that followed [at Camp Workroom Social], we took sewing intensives, crashed in bunks, hit the dining hall, and did camp activities like hikes in the gorgeous, fall-studded woods."

Join Me at Camp Workroom Social! | blog post by Brooks Ann Camper Bridal Couture

Learn couture hand sewing skills for fashion sewing with custom wedding dressmaker and designer Brooks Ann Camper at Camp Workroom Social 2016

Alison Smith MBE and Sew Wardrobe. Interview with The Pattern Pages

Alison Smith MBE and Sew Wardrobe

Alison Smith MBE and Sew Wardrobe. Interview with The Pattern Pages

"Jennifer did an AH-MAZING job coordinating and planning every detail of the weekend [at Camp Workroom Social].  The foliage was at peak and the YMCA property itself was pristine.  We had fun morning and evening activities like the me-made trunk show, bonfire, yoga, etc."

In mid-October, I attended the inaugural Camp Workroom Social sewing retreat at the Frost Valley YMCA in th.

I'm teaching at Camp Workroom Social! | Brooklyn Patterns | Camp Workroom Social is a 4-day sewing retreat for adults, featuring contemporary experts in apparel sewing & style. October 16-19, 2015 in New York's Catskill Mountains.

Camp Workroom Social

I'm teaching at Camp Workroom Social!

WORKROOM SOCIAL is stocked with the SINGER Quantum Stylist Touch 9985 computerized sewing machine. Perfect sewing machine for our studio. Advanced features make it easier for our students to work on more complex projects. I can't tell you how many students rave about this machine compared to their machines at home. Love that we invested in quality equipment for our students!

Learn how to sew clothes in Brooklyn, New York NYC

At Workroom Social we specialize in teaching adults how to sew clothes that fit their unique styles, body shapes, & sizes.

Sewing with Silk Velvet - YouTube

Sewing with Silk Velvet.

aprenda bien 3 - Liz Martínez - Álbumes web de Picasa

aprenda bien 3 - Liz Martínez - Álbumes web de Picasa

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Reader Question: Sewing Machines for Lingerie

thoughtful sewing techniques and patterns

"To me, Camp isn’t just a place you go. It’s the magical feeling of joy, friendship, curiosity, an openness to trying new things (and possibly failing at those new things), and an eagerness to help others (which in turn helps achieve an even greater feeling of magical joy and friendship!)."

Camp Workroom Social 2016 recap: a double-rainbow weekend (part 1

Camp Workroom Social 2016 recap: a double-rainbow weekend (part - Workroom Social

Grainline Studio | Top 5 Hits 2013 | Archer Pattern

Grainline Studio | Top 5 Hits 2013 | Archer Pattern

Wow - I love these outfits! Betsey Johnson Alley Cat Clothing in a vintage 70s Seventeen magazine

Image detail for -gold country girls: More Fabulous Vintage Betsey Johnson Clothing (one of my favourite designers.

Julie Bonnar chats to Caroline Smith, designer and teacher at Sew La Di Da Vintage, as she launches her latest retro sewing pattern collection for children  Tell us a bit about how the business began? After many years of working in industry as a bespoke designer, I found  myself invited to teach a ’50s-inspired dress workshop at the V&A in  London. Delighted, excited as well as daunted, I bought some commercial  patterns and made a few dresses. The sizing confused me so I studied the…

Caroline Smith, designer & teacher behind Sew la di da vintage

Julie Bonnar chats to Caroline Smith, designer and teacher at Sew La Di Da Vintage, as she launches her latest retro sewing pattern collection for children Tell us a bit about how the business began? After many years of working in industry as a bespoke designer, I found myself invited to teach a ’50s-inspired dress workshop at the V&A in London. Delighted, excited as well as daunted, I bought some commercial patterns and made a few dresses. The sizing confused me so I studied the…

Harriet Tubman, leader of the Underground Railroad, was born in Cambridge MD.

Harriet Tubman, leader of the Underground Railroad, was born in Cambridge MD.

"... [Camp Workroom Social is] a space for people to bond, connect, be vulnerable with each other, learn, share, and grow. Everything I can say sounds trite and corny, but all the cheesy cliché words are true. It was magical and everyone I met there is now like a BFF. Seriously."

Camp Workroom Social & NYC Recap (+ Three Toaster Sweaters!)

"... [Camp Workroom Social is] a space for people to bond, connect, be vulnerable with each other, learn, share, and grow. Everything I can say sounds trite and corny, but all the cheesy cliché words are true. It was magical and everyone I met there is now like a BFF. Seriously."

"Besides my class spending the weekend with the most supportive, amazing, talented group of ladies, both students and staff, was really a special experience, as it was last year as well. I’m already looking forward to camp next year! If you’ve ever wanted to make 80 new best sewing friends while learning from an amazing crew, definitely don’t miss it!"

Camp Workroom Social - highlights from 2016

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