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2014 Style Shows

 Please - no food or drink, audio taping or cell phone use during the style shows. As an additional courtesy, please put your cell phones on 'vibrate'.
Thank you!

Distinctive Styles & Delightful Details
Louise Cutting & Linda Lee
Expo Runway, 2nd Floor Pavilion

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 10:30-11:15
Longtime friends and industry insiders, Louise and Linda, design modern, trend-appropriate patterns for their own independent companies. They produce patterns that are young in spirit with realistic fit making them ageless and sophisticated and very wearable. Using contemporary fabrics from casual to elegant, you will find touches of classic to decidedly chic, all with a fun fashion edge and sassy attitude. The Cutting Line Designs and Sewing Workshop customer is an independent creative woman who wants her clothes to express her character and personality through inventive styling, while having fun learning the best technical skills from these two pros.

Spring Forward with Simplicity
Deborah Kreiling
Expo Runway, 2nd Floor Pavilion

Friday, 9:30-10:15
Saturday, 1:30-2:15

From the Simplicity workroom to the Puyallup runway! The 2014 Simplicity Style Show promises “signature collections” including Inspired by Project Runway, Vintage Simplicity and  Amazing Fit. Also being sent down the runway are  super cool separates that are easy to sew and wear!  Be prepared for Simplicity to show great fashions in exciting fabrics and a few surprises thrown in to make this the show to see!

Folkwear: Unique Patterns with Timeless Style
Kate Mathews
Expo Runway, 2nd Floor Pavilion

Thursday, 2:30-3:15
Friday, 3:30-4:15
Since the 1970s, Folkwear patterns have offered inspiration to those interested in vintage fashion, ethnic costume, wearable art, and creative everyday wear...from Japanese Kimono to Rosie the Riveter, Vietnamese Ao Dai to Vintage Bathing Costume, and more. Featured will be some of Folkwear's beautiful original garments that the patterns were taken from, as well as practical examples of the patterns made for daily life.

Fashion Trends for 2014 Vogue, Butterick, McCall’s, & Kwik Sew Patterns & Best of Palmer/Pletsch Sewing Tips
Pati Palmer, Marta Alto & Nancy Seifert
Expo Runway, 2nd Floor Pavilion
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 11:30-12:15
See up-to-the-minute trends as pattern companies are spot-on with  ready-to-wear. With sewing, you won’t be in a cookie cutter look and your clothes will also fit  YOUR body shape. Pati will comment on the trends and give tips for fitting and sewing these garments. Marta models her interpretations of Palmer/Pletsch McCall’s designs. Don't miss the exciting spring reveal and start your machine motors purring!

Designs by LoriAnne: Sewer, Sewist and Wearable Artist
LoriAnne Reeves
Expo Runway, 2nd Floor Pavilion
Thursday., 1:30-2:15
Friday, 2:30-3:15
Come see the fun and fashionable garments that are designed and customized for a woman’s shape, comfort and fit using the pattern line from Textile Transformations Designs by LoriAnne. You will see a sampling of the same pattern made up for different body shapes (triangle, oval, rectangle, etc.) to create your best look to enhance your body shape! Be inspired to create a wardrobe full of fashions that fit your body and lifestyle!

Vogue and Butterick Creatives Closet
Marcy Tilton and Katherine Tilton
Expo Runway, 2nd Floor Pavilion

Thurs., 9:30-10:15
Fri., 1:30-2:15
Sat., 9:30-10:15
See the latest interpretations of  'everyday couture' from Marcy and Katherine's closets. Other Vogue and Butterick  designers join them to inspire and ignite your stitching creativity.
The 4-H Best in Show Fashion Show
Laura Mendoza, State Fashion Revue Superintendent
Expo Runway, 2nd Floor Pavilion

Saturday, 12:30-1:15
Come and celebrate the accomplishments of the award winning garments created by 4-H youth from all over Washington State! Each finalist prepares his/her commentary that describes their garment's construction details, fabric, color and accessories as well as sharing new learning experiences. The 4-H Fashion Revue is a Youth-In-Action project and is a learning experience for youth to acquire skills and knowledge of clothing and textiles, construction and consumerism.

Two Chics 'n Stitches
Linda McGehee and Judy Kessinger
Expo Runway, 2nd Floor Pavilion

Friday, 12:30-1:15
Saturday, 2:30-3:15
Watch this dynamic duo unzip their bag of tricks. Sit back and enjoy learning the tips that make sewing and creating fun again while viewing garments and accessories that are a joy to wear. There’s no telling what’s up their sleeves!