Vionnet Spiral Dress • July 19 and 21
Adult, Adult Classes, Featured Class
Monday, July 19 and Wednesday, July 21, 1 – 4 pm
Learn about Madeleine Vionnet and her style of garments–and learn the secrets of making a Vionnet Spiral Dress in this two part workshop! The fabric is cut on the straight of the grain, marked and sewn with finished armholes, neckline, and hem. The result is a bias dress that slips over your head, feels comfortable, and fits–using only 1 1/2 to 2 yards of fabric with little waste.
Students need to provide their own supplies for the class and fabric recommendations are included on the supply list.
**See supply list of items to bring to class**
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Ella Ramsey has been sewing since she was 8 and made her first coat at 11, sparking her interest in all types of textiles. She produces garments that are low waste and combines felted, hand dyed, and handwoven pieces to make one of a kind garments that are attractive, fun, and comfortable. Ramsey is best known for her Vionnet Spiral dresses (and her sailing skills!). She is a member of Wearable Arts Midwest, the Minnesota Feltmakers’ Guild, and the Weavers Guild of Minnesota, and is Past President of Textile Center’s Board of Directors.
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$189.00 – $210.00
If your notice of withdrawal is received at least 5 business days before the start of your workshop, you will receive a refund of your workshop fee, minus a $25 processing fee.
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