Artisan Sewing Classes presents: Pamela Ptak from Season 7 Project Runway – September 14 and 15, 2012.
Pam Ptak is a nationally known from Project Runway and will be speaking at Hollins University on September 14. Tickets will be available on the website. Genevieve Journell who is CEO of Catrina Fashions in Troutville is presenting the two day event. Here is the synopsis of the event at Hollins University:
Slide Show/Trunk Show and Reception – Working in the Couture
Friday, September 14, 2012 – 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
For 3 years Pamela Ptak had the distinct honor of freelancing for the Couture design firm of Chado Ralph Rucci,working on both the Paris Haute Couture & NY ready to wear. In this event, Pamela will share personal stories from her 12 seasons with Chado, showing actual Chado evening wear and daywear garments as well as photographs & mementos from the various seasons. Pamela will also show you up-close her fully reversible, Couture design & construction hot pink-to-navy silk taffeta cocktail dress from her 1st episode on Project Runway.
Meet Pamela in person at the reception following the presentation. Wear something special or something that you made to this event – Pamela would love to see it!!!
Location – Hollins University – Babcock Auditorium
Journell is currently offering Artisans Sewing classes through out the year and the class listings are on the website. An expert seamstress and member of the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals, Journell makes and designs beautiful wedding gowns and formals among other fashions. In the business for over 25 years, the Catrina Fashion’s founder has been to many classes through out the US to learn and perfect her skills.The series of classes by Artisan Sewing are reflections of inviting others on a regional and statewide level to enjoy the level of skill offered in fashion centers like New York.
Journell has relocated Catrina Fashions to the former Delaines wedding shop building on Lee Highway North of Troutville at the corner of Trinity Road. The spacious building offers an ample environment for design and fittings. The phone number is 992-2127.
On Saturday, September 15 two classes are being offered that Ptak will be teaching at the Country Inn and Suites, Plantation Road, Roanoke, Va. Limited seating will be available and each class is $60. To register go online at WWW.ARTISANSEWINGCLASSES.COM
The classes offered by Ptak and Artisan Sewing Classes are: ” Radical Free Draping” from 9-12 noon and the other “‘Out-of-the-Box’ Radical Pattern Design” from 1:30 to 4:30 pm. Detailed descriptions of each class are on the website.
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