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Original Sewing and Quilt Expo logo
Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina
August 20-22, 2020

We'll be there, and we'll bring 300 lovely fabrics as well as all our patterns--including the new ones we're working on now.  Come visit and shop with us.  We love to answer your questions, and you'll have 3 whole days to ask.  Some of you even show up wearing your creations you've made from our patterns, and it's so much fun to see your work.  Stop by, say "Hi", and shop to your heart's content.


Venue:  Orlando, FL

Dates:  Meet at 3 pm on October 15

Classroom Days: October 16 and 17, 9-5

October 18, 9-3    

Details to follow.  Registration is not yet open for this class.



Susan Khalje

Susan Khalje is a well-known preservationist and teacher of couture sewing techniques. She is a contributing editor of Threads Magazine and was the host of Sew Much More on HGTV for 6 years. She established The Couture Sewing School in the ‘90’s and has written extensively about sewing, including the authoritative book Linen and Cotton: Classic Sewing Techniques for Great Results.

Her sense of humor and delightful personality make it easy to learn from her. This will be a unique opportunity to learn classic techniques from an innovative teacher.

Susan Khalje jacket
Susan Khalje dress