Fit & Sew Retreats - 2017
March 25-30, 2017 - This Retreat is FULL
June 24-29, 2017 - This Retreat is FULL
Sept. 16 - 21, 2017 - This Retreat is FULL
- To book for a Fit & Sew Retreat, please call Glenda at 541-344-0422 (Oregon)
6 days beginning on a Saturday and ending the following Thursday
- 3 days Pants fitting
- 3 days Bodice fitting
$899.00 if you already have your SFD Kits/Vellum/Stylus
$999.00 if you need to purchase the relevant Kits & tools
50% is due at the time of booking your Retreat (non-refundable)
The balance is due 30 days prior to your Retreat dates
Host hotel is the Comfort Suites in Springfield OR - room rate for 2017 is $109.00/night + tax - you can share with a roommate if you so desire. Please inform me of your desire to room share at the time of reserving your Retreat. You are required to book your own room. Please use this direct phone number - 541-746-5359. When booking, ask for Paul or Sabrina who are both very familiar with Sure-Fit Designs. Also, please reference 'Sure-Fit Designs event' when booking your room. Hotel bookings must be made at least 30 days prior to the Retreat start date.
Your airfare, food, car rental if you so choose though renting a car is not totally necessary as my husband will don his cauffeur's hat during the Retreat and bring you to and from the hotel to the sewing studio.
Your required sewing supplies like test fabric, thread etc. A supply list will be sent to you once a specific Retreat is full.
Our Sewing Room, a sewing studio, in Springfield OR (sister city to Eugene OR). Sewing machines are provided unless you are driving at which point I recommend that you bring your own machine. See the video on the left hand side of this page to see a bird's eye view of where you will be fitting and sewing.
Personal Sewing Skills:
You must have a minimum of basic sewing skills in stitching accurate 5/8" seam allowances, sewing darts etc.
You will receive the following:
•6 days intense, individualized instruction and fitting assistance, including a lecture/demo on fitting commercial patterns. •Pattern drafting/drawing experience with the Sure-Fit Designs patterns. •Gift bag including (some) drawing/drafting supplies •Non-stretch elastic for your Yoga/Travel/Comfort pants project •Waistband interfacing •High cutting table – 1 per student – personal workspace - no need to share your space •Use of a sewing machine and serger – no need to bring your own •Transportation to and from the hotel to the sewing studio (Note** You will need to take a shuttle/taxi from the airport to the hotel) •Lunch is provided on Day 1 – Saturday. Convenient restaurants are located near the Sewing Studio. •Fabric shopping field trip - Thursday. There are 2 (small) fabric stores within walking distance. •Farewell event
**Please note: This Retreat is not suitable for severe asymmetry or personal measurements beyond the master pattern measurements.