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DIY Pillow Creation and Sewing

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


New Workshop! In this demo and hands on Workshop you will learn the fundamentals of hand sewing, making and cutting a pattern, and creating your own unique throw pillow (approximately 12″ x 12″).

Using archive unique fabrics from Amanda’s collection, you will learn to make a pillow pattern and sew it by hand.

Pattern making supplies, fabric and stuffing will be provided!

From the very basics such as threading a needle, to completing a stitch by hand, this workshop will show students basic skills through demonstration and allow for hands-on practice while creating a pillow. Students will walk away with knowledge and a design piece for your home!

Amanda will discuss:

1- Fabric Selection

2- How to draw a and cut a sewing pattern

3- How to thread a needle

4- What stitches are used for sewing together the pillow (or other items by hand)

5- How to add embellishments like ribbons, beads, etc.

This workshop is limited to 10 participants, so don’t hesitate to sign up!

All materials provided for the in-workshop practice


Refund policy: A refund will only be issued if the ticket is cancelled 72 hours prior to the event start date. Please call 561-330-9614 to cancel your ticket if you can no longer make it to the workshop.


About the artist:

Amanda Perna is a mom, wife & fashion expert who believes in looking beyond the easy road to follow your dreams. While studying fashion design at the university of Alabama, Amanda achieved her dream: a design internship at Oscar de la Renta and the following summer an internship at Calvin Klein.

With an entrepreneurial spirit, at the ripe old age of 19 she started her first fashion brand. Before graduating college, Amanda was offered a job at Calvin Klein, which she gladly accepted and finished her studies a semester ahead of schedule to start living her dream.

Always interested in learning and growing, Amanda furthered her studies at the fashion institute of technology while working as a full time fashion designer. Although she was working her dream job, Amanda wanted more; to own her own business. She wanted to create whimsical, bold clothing and accessories. Against the advice of everyone she knew, Amanda quit her job and started the House of Perna.


August 8
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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