COMING SOON – TOP OF THE MONTH (TOM) specialty group

While attending the Wichita Falls ASG Chapter retreat last October, Dallas Chapter members, Antoinette Brown, Southwest, and Helen Maynard, Sew ‘n’ just
for apparel making.  The Top of the Month was formed, program outlined and place to meet were all planned at lunch.   Antoinette has trained at the fashion
design school, ES Te En Fashion Institute for 5 years in Japan.  She has volunteered to help with fit and fashion design.  Helen will assist.    

                                                                                 TOM SCHEDULE

WHEN:  4TH THURSDAY of the month, beginning February 22, 2018

TIME:  1 pm-4 pm

LOCATION:  Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Irving TX., 2505 W. Northgate Drive, Irving TX.  75062.  This is a few blocks north of 183 between Belt Line
Road and Story Road.

Pre-Requisite:  Use a commercial pattern and make a basic knit top.

February 22:
Bring a short sleeve top sewn prior to class for pattern evaluation of fit.  Do not hem; apply a basting stitch for the hem location,  Suggested
adjustment/s and change/s to pattern will be offered.  Alter pattern.

March 22:  Bring top that you have made from your adjusted pattern.  Tweak top if necessary.

April 26: Neckline Variations instructions

May 24:  Color Blocking instructions

June 24: Style changes and sleeves instructions

July 26: Fashion show.  Evaluate program and give suggestions for future TOM’s program


Bring ASG membership card to meeting to verify ASG membership if member.

If not an ASG member must join after two meetings and bring ASG card to meeting.

Make a knit top from pattern prior to first meeting. Fabric for this group is sewing with knits.

Do homework as assigned.

Help return room to original set up and clean up area at end of meeting.

COST: fabric, pattern, supplies and ASG membership.   No fees required for class.  

CLASS SIGN UP:  Winter Workshop—forms will be available

 Helen Maynard.

Home phone: 972-255-7246  (Note:  Helen does not check her  voice mail – call again)

TOM MEMBERS:  TOM is a Special Interest Group attendance number limit required due to instruction parameters.  Awaiting list available for cancellations
or next session sign up.

Full participation is expected after joining.  

DISCLAIMER:  Participating in TOM the leaders or other members are not responsible for the outcome of your apparel, patterns, etc.