Hi,

Cold and snowy -- perfect sewing weather!  We have wools and flannels for
those final winter projects and plenty of cottons, silks and linens to get
a jump on spring.  We also have three great classes this month to brush up
on old skills and learn new ones.

Leslie Ashcraft has two classes coming up this Saturday, February 8th.  
"Tips and Tricks of the Trade" from 10am to 12:30pm and "Taming Knit Terrors" 
from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.  Teresa Romero will teach "Basic Bodice Drape" 
on the 22nd of this month and the 1st of March.  Both Leslie and Teresa are 
professional, experienced seamstresses as well as excellent teachers.

HELP WANTED
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Pieceworkers needed to assemble clothing and accessories for a new 
designer line.  Work can be done on a regular home sewing machine
and/or serger.  Contact Lisa at 575-461-8469 or Triplepfashions@yahoo.com.

COMING SOON!!!!
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Brand new Alexander Henry prints! Querida, Buzz! and more.

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                        CLASSES
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February 8th: "Tricks of the Trade" with Leslie Ashcraft, 10:00am - 12:30pm, $50
        This class will introduce and demonstrate a variety of construction 
        techniques that will result in professional looking garments, as well as 
        make your sewing projects easier to manage.
               http://www.nobhillfabrics.com/classes/tips_and_tricks.html

February 8th: "Taming Knit Terrors" with Leslie Ashcraft, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, $40
        Afraid to buy those gorgeous knits out there because of past disasters?
        Unsure of how to match a knit fabric to the right pattern? This is the
        short class on sewing with knits for you!
               http://www.nobhillfabrics.com/classes/knit_terrors.html

Contact Leslie at lesash@q.com for more information and/or to sign up.

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Basic Bodice Drape
Class dates: 2/22 & 3/1 from 11-1
Cost: $150 +tax
Limited to 4 students

Draping is a method of patternmaking for fashion design that permits free and 
accurate expression of ideas as the designer works.  It is a three-dimensional 
process of designing.  In this two part class you will learn the fundamentals 
of draping and drape a basic bodice, transfer the drape onto pattern paper and 
create a muslin bodice.
             http://www.nobhillfabrics.com/classes/draping.html

Supplies:
   1 1/2-2 yards of muslin
   #2 pencil for marking
   Dress making pins (not the ones with the colored balls at the end).
   The rest of the supplies will be provided.

Contact Teresa Romero at Info@designandlounge.com to sign up.

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Liz Frank -- Owner
Nob Hill Fabrics
3810 Central SE Ste. B
Albuquerque NM  87108

505.266.0674
liz@nobhillfabrics.com

Open 10am-6pm Tuesday through Friday and 9am-6pm Saturday.
Closed Sunday and Monday.

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