Take A Sewing Holiday With Joi Mahon, Nancy Zieman, Janet Pray, Mary Fons & More!

Ah, a sewing holiday, how fantastic would that be?! Well, your dreams can come true. Read below for all the details for Joi Mahon’s first ever Sewing Holiday. If you are in the Sioux City, Iowa area in July please be sure to check this out. Find a list of all the classes here.

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Fashion entrepreneur Joi Mahon, of Dress Forms Design Studio, LLC, has announced that she will host the first ever Designer Joi’s Sewing Holiday event from July 22-25, 2015. The event will be held at the Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center in her hometown of Sioux City, Iowa.
 WHO
Mahon is a fashion designer, McCall Pattern designer, author of “Create the Perfect Fit”, a popular online instructor, Baby Lock sewing machine spokes-designer, ASE teacher of the year and contributor to Sew News.
 WHY
“I thought if I could bring all my favorite aspects of successful sewing events across the country and create a go-to sewing event, this would be it,” says Mahon. “The industry is excited, customers are excited, and I am excited because we are setting the stage for a yearly destination event that will feature A-list talent and great learning opportunities every year.”
 WHAT
The 2015 Designer Joi’s Sewing Holiday will feature sewing, quilting and embroidery classes by popular sewing personalities, a banquet, contests and prizes, a traveling quilt exhibit, book signings, and a historic clothing presentation from Iowa State University, where Mahon earned her degree in fashion design. Sewing machines for classes are graciously provided by Baby Lock Sewing Machine Company.

Behind the scenes, Mahon has been planning all sorts of details, including special guests. Among the “sewlebrities” scheduled to attend:

NANCY ZIEMAN
ELEANOR BURNS
MARY FONS
ANGELA WOLF
JANET PRAY
DR. SARA MARCKETTI
EVY HAWKINS
GAIL YELLEN
PAM MAHSHIE
SUE O’VERY

Entertainment for the “sewtacular” will be provided by Emmy Award-winning a cappella act Tonic Sol-fa during the opening ceremonies and banquet on July 22, 2015.

Sign up for email updates at http://sewingholiday.com for details about speakers, class descriptions, pre-registration and more. Space for the event, which will accommodate sewing enthusiasts of all ages, skill levels and sewing interests, is limited to 300 attendees.

For more information – visit the Sew Holiday website www.sewholiday.com.  http://sewingholiday.com/ her website www.designerjoi.com.

 Take A Sewing Holiday With Joi Mahon, Nancy Zieman, Janet Pray, Mary Fons & More!

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