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Guest speakers at Guild meetings

Tissue Paper Fitting Class with Pamela Leggett

Pamela Leggett

For our monthly meeting in March, we did a small pivot to have our guest speaker not just speak, but deliver a class! Over 90 minutes, Pamela Leggett of Pamela’s Patterns showed us the Palmer/Pletsch tissue paper fitting method for the upper body, where paper is used in place of fabric and a muslin, to alter a pattern to a body. Specifically, due to time limitations, Pamela focused on the upper body.

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Photography for Quilting & Sewing

On Thursday, January 14, 2021, the Atlantic Sewing Guild was thrilled to have Lindsay Duncan of Meet the Maker Photos join us at our monthly meeting as a guest speaker! In a very informative presentation via Zoom (due to COVID restrictions), she gave us tips on lighting, staging, editing, and the kinds of photos you need. She also gave us questions to think about to determine what we need for our specific situations, and answered many questions by members in attendance.

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