First Mondays @ The Factory
Join us the first Monday of every month in our new expanded studio space. Spend your morning working on your latest project in the company of fellow sewers. Share inspiration, encouragement, and coffee from The Factory Café.
February 3, 2014, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
March 3, 2014, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
April 7, 2014, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
May 5, 2014, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Find more information about participating in First Mondays here.
Two-Hour Workshop + Afternoon Tea @ The Factory
This workshop is suited to beginner and experienced sewers alike. Work with Natalie Chanin and our Alabama Chanin DIY Kits to create a project from our Alabama Stitch Book, Alabama Studio Style, or Alabama Studio Sewing + Design. After the workshop, join us in The Factory Café for Afternoon Tea (a selection of gourmet sandwiches, savory pastries, Southern-inspired sweets, and an assortment of teas and coffees). The cost of the workshop includes materials, instruction, high tea, stories, and laughter.
February 28, 2014, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
May 23, 2014, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
September 19, 2014, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
One-Day Retreat @ the Edible Schoolyard, Berkeley, California
Join us for a day of sewing at the Edible Schoolyard. This workshop is suited to beginners and experienced sewers alike. Work with Natalie Chanin, our Alabama Chanin team, and our Studio Style DIY Kits to create a project of your choice.
Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
One-Day Studio Workshop @ The Factory
This workshop is suited to beginners and experienced sewers alike. Work with Natalie Chanin, our Alabama Chanin team, and our Studio Style DIY Kits to create a project of your choice. The cost of the workshop includes materials, catered lunch, laughter, and fellowship.
June 13, 2014, 9:00 am – 4:00pm
Weekend Away Workshop @ Blackberry Farm
Join us this summer at Blackberry Farm in Tennessee for Alabama Chanin’s Weekend Away Workshop. The workshop includes all of the materials necessary to complete a custom do-it-yourself garment, incredible meals prepared onsite, beautiful settings, special guests and gifts from the Alabama Chanin studio.
Participants will work with Natalie and team to create a custom garment or project of their choice from the Alabama Chanin Studio Book series or a special selection from our archives. The workshop can be tailored to any skill level. Our guests will be immersed in the Alabama Chanin philosophy as they learn various stitching techniques, tips, and tricks. Conducted in a casual, open forum, the workshop will cover a wide range of topics.
Guests will enjoy inspiring instruction, provided materials, Blackberry Farm cuisine, laughter, and fellowship.
June 27 – 29, 2014
Studio Weekend @ The Factory
This workshop opens our studio doors at The Factory in Florence, Alabama, and allows participants to work with Natalie, our in-house team, couture patterns and stencil library. Participants create a garment or project of their choice. We offer a range of options that can be tailored to any skill level. The cost of the workshop includes materials, welcome cocktail on Friday, lunch on Saturday, and Sunday morning brunch.
April 4 – 6, 2014
November 7 – 9, 2014
Studio Week @ The Factory
This week-long workshop invites guests into Alabama Chanin’s newly expanded studio for a total immersion into our philosophies, process, materials, and products. Learn a range of techniques in design basics, hand sewing, stencil design and creation, airbrush and garment stenciling, fit and pattern alterations, plus discussion, and critique.
Cost of the workshop includes 6 yards of 100% organic cotton jersey, access to airbrush and fabric paint, selection of garment patterns and stencils, yoga sessions, a continental breakfast and catered lunch each weekday, a hearty brunch on Saturday, and non-alcoholic drinks all week.
May 26 – 31, 2014