Join us for our Annual Georgia Sewing Workshop, September 13th and 14th 2019.
Coosa Country Club
110 Branham Avenue
Rome, GA 30161
See details below or click to sign up
The Georgia Sewing Workshop is a 2 day workshop of
sewing, embroidery and quilting.
An Add on Serger day will be held at the shoppe on September 12th.
Information on the Georgia Serger Workshop here.
Join The Stitchery and Baby Lock educators, Mike Johns and Debbie Martinez (see bios below) for a fun filled 2 days.
Mike Johns is a familiar face at The Stitchery and he is back again with his easy going style and manner of teaching.
Debbie Martinez is a new to our workshop but a familiar face that has taught
ruler work & quilting at the shoppe and she continuously amazes us with her creativity.
No matter what machine you own, you will learn new techniques while
completing several projects and meet others with the passion to create like you.
Join us for a welcome party Thursday & an after hours sale Friday at the shoppe
with hors-devours and nightly giveaways.
All levels welcome, everything is included in your workshop fee ~ one on one machine use, kits, thread and notions!
All YOU have to do is show up and be prepared to have fun!
Each attendee will be entered into our machine giveaway.
For those who are traveling in for The Georgia Sewing Workshop, there are several hotels within a 3 mile radius.
The Marriott Courtyard
Debbie Martinez is an Indiana artist that layers textile, inks, beads, objects and threads
to create realistic images that convey impressions of nature and tells a story.
Her works have been called fiber art or art quilting.
Debbie's textiles show her passion for the all the arts.
Her work has been exhibited internationally and throughout the United States.
In addition to her one-of-a-kind creations, she spends her time teaching,
hosting retreats and doing commission work.
Her specialty is thread painting animals, people and scenes which look more
realistic than the actual photograph she used as inspiration.
The long arm is her favorite machine and she pushes it to its limits and creates new and exciting techniques.
When Debbie teaches her goal is to challenge the students to think outside the box and to push themselves.
Debbie's workshop class will improve your sewing and free motion skills and bring out
your inner fabric artist. Debbie will start you out with a gorgeous floral print from Kaffe Fasset
and over the course of the workshop the flowers will come alive.
Debbie will share her secrets of free motion and show you how to create
your own stitched works of art with thread.
Mike went to college at Florida State University and received a B.A in Theatre and a
M.F.A. in Theatre with a focus in Costume Design and Technology.
Between pursuing degrees, he served in the U.S. Navy, both enlisted and as an Officer.
After completing his M.F.A., he worked in professional theatre before moving into the financial regulatory industry.
While working in the financial field he spent evenings and weekends either behind
an embroidery/sewing machine or standing in front of a class teaching.
After two years, he decided to leave the world of regulation behind and pursue his passion to create full time.
Mike's workshop class will cover embroidery, sewing and quilting.
Learn techniques for perfect piecing,
motif stitching and quilting thru embroidery.
Mike's tips and tricks will enhance your sewing skills