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MCHA Sewing Group- March Meeting

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Photo by Rick Geffken

Join us for the March Meeting of the MCHA Sewing Group!

We are restarting our MCHA monthly sewing group meetings! If you’re interested in sewing, or like period clothing and want to know more about construction, or are working on period clothing, come on by! Meetings will be held every third Saturday of the month from 12 – 4 pm at the museum in Freehold. This group is free for members and $5 for non-members. Payments can be made here or on the day of. Below is a tentative schedule of meetings for 2018. Please note dates and topics are subject to change.
  • March 17 – Stays, fitting and fabrics, basting pieces
  • April 21 – Stays, cutting out pieces and eyelets
  • May 19 – Stays, marking boning channels and sewing boning, sewing pieces together
  • June 16 – Stays, binding, or possible field trip (TBD)
  • July 21 & 22 – Second workshop – petticoats, pockets, caps, and accessories
  • August – Date, and subject TBD
  • September 15 – Finishing second layer and accessories
  • October 20 & 21 – Third workshop – jackets or gowns (based on group interest)
  • November 17 – Finishing jackets/gowns,
  • December 15 – Celebrate the holidays/ planning new topics for upcoming year
There will be weekend workshops that will be held in July and October. If you are interested in in this group or have any question call Pati Githens at 732-462-1466 or email pgithens@monmouthhistory.org


March 17
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Monmouth County Historical Association
70 Court Street
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
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(732) 432-1466