Category Archives: Events and Workshops

Berlin Tea Party

Please join me for a little tea party in Berlin! Wear your favorite dress and enjoy a couple hours of socializing and sewing talk. You can even get a copy of Gertie Sews Jiffy Dresses signed. Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019 Time: 3:00-5:00 pm Where: Wahrhaft Nahrhaft, Revaler Str. 16, 10245 Berlin Cost: 15 Euros per person, includes […]

Houston and Cottonwood AZ Workshops coming this September

I’m thrilled to announce that I will be coming to Texas and Arizona in September 2019 to teach sessions of my sought-after dressmaking workshops. Houston Workshop (Sew Houston) 7710 Cherry Park F, Houston TX 77095 WAITLIST! Session One Workshop: September 21-22 (Saturday & Sunday), 10:00 am to 6:00 pm WAITLIST! Session Two Workshop:September 23-24 (Monday […]

Gertie’s California Pre-Dapper Day Workshops April 2019 (Plus book signing!)

I’m thrilled to announce that I will be coming to California in April 2019 to teach two sessions of my sought-after dressmaking workshops. I’ve planned the dates to coordinate with Dapper Day, the most fabulous days of the year at Disneyland! Make the perfect dress to wear to this amazing vintage-themed weekend at the park […]

Announcing Gertie’s Europe Workshops!

I’m thrilled to announce that I will be coming to Europe in June-July 2019 to teach several sessions of my sought-after dressmaking workshops. Berlin (Poppy Ray Vintage) Elberfelder Str. 3, 10555 Berlin ONE SPOT NOW OPEN! First session: June 13-14 (Thursday & Friday), 10:00 am to 6:00 pm SOLD OUT! Second session: June 15-16  (Saturday […]

Announcing the 2019 Beacon Dressmaking Retreats!

What: A long weekend (Friday through Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm each day) devoted to dressmaking techniques in New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley Where: Beetle and Fred, an all-new spacious and fully-stocked sewing boutique in the heart of Beacon, New York. Located on Main Street in the midst of the galleries, vintage shopping, boutiques, […]

2018 Beacon Dressmaking Retreats: New Dates Added!

What: A long weekend (Friday through Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm each day) devoted to dressmaking techniques in New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley Where: Beetle and Fred, an all-new spacious and fully-stocked sewing boutique in the heart of Beacon, New York. Located on Main Street in the midst of the galleries, vintage shopping, boutiques, […]

Gertie’s VLV Tea Party!

I’m thrilled to be hosting a little tea party get-together during Viva Las Vegas! Come ready to talk sewing and mingle with like-minded folks at the lovely Tea Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental.  Come dressed in your favorite handmade ensemble. Hats and gloves encouraged! Date: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 Time: 2:00-4:00 pm Where: Tea Lounge at […]