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Mardi Gras on The Roof 5:00 pm
Mardi Gras on The Roof @ The Roof
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Mardi Gras on The Roof @ The Roof
Join us on Saturday, February 13th for the best Mardi Gras* party in Atlanta, on The ROOF of Ponce City Market! We’re turning The ROOF into the French Quarter this Mardi Gras, so we’ll be...
Valentine Sunset Igloo 5:00 pm
Valentine Sunset Igloo @ 9 Mile Station
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Valentine Sunset Igloo @ 9 Mile Station
This year for Valentine’s Day weekend (February 13th and 14th) 9 Mile Station offers an all-inclusive private igloo experience. Guests can choose between Sunset (5:00pm-7:30pm) or Starlight (8:00pm – 10:30pm) seatings. Each Igloo will include the following for...
Valentine Starlight Igloo 8:00 pm
Valentine Starlight Igloo @ 9 Mile Station
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Valentine Starlight Igloo @ 9 Mile Station
This year for Valentine’s Day weekend (February 13th and 14th) 9 Mile Station offers an all-inclusive private igloo experience. Guests can choose between Sunset (5:00pm-7:30pm) or Starlight (8:00pm – 10:30pm) seatings. Each Igloo will include the following for...
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Valentine Sunset Igloo 5:00 pm
Valentine Sunset Igloo @ 9 Mile Station
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Valentine Sunset Igloo @ 9 Mile Station
This year for Valentine’s Day weekend (February 13th and 14th) 9 Mile Station offers an all-inclusive private igloo experience. Guests can choose between Sunset (5:00pm-7:30pm) or Starlight (8:00pm – 10:30pm) seatings. Each Igloo will include the following for...
Valentine Starlight Igloo 8:00 pm
Valentine Starlight Igloo @ 9 Mile Station
Feb 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Valentine Starlight Igloo @ 9 Mile Station
This year for Valentine’s Day weekend (February 13th and 14th) 9 Mile Station offers an all-inclusive private igloo experience. Guests can choose between Sunset (5:00pm-7:30pm) or Starlight (8:00pm – 10:30pm) seatings. Each Igloo will include the following for...
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It Takes a Village Summit: Mindfulness Monday 11:00 am
It Takes a Village Summit: Mindfulness Monday @ Virtual
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
It Takes a Village Summit: Mindfulness Monday @ Virtual
Join in this 3-day series of virtual workshops spotlighting Black-owned businesses. Through online sessions held February 22-25, the Summit will focus on providing entrepreneurs access to a community of experienced local professionals, alongside resources to...
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It Takes a Village Summit: Business Fundamentals 11:15 am
It Takes a Village Summit: Business Fundamentals @ Virtual
Feb 23 @ 11:15 am – 3:00 pm
It Takes a Village Summit: Business Fundamentals @ Virtual
Join in this 3-day series of virtual workshops spotlighting Black-owned businesses. Through online sessions held February 22-25, the Summit will focus on providing entrepreneurs access to a community of experienced local professionals, alongside resources to...
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It Takes a Village Summit: Master Class 7:00 pm
It Takes a Village Summit: Master Class @ Virtual
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
It Takes a Village Summit: Master Class @ Virtual
Join in this 3-day series of virtual workshops spotlighting Black-owned businesses. Through online sessions held February 22-25, the Summit will focus on providing entrepreneurs access to a community of experienced local professionals, alongside resources to...
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It Takes a Village Summit: Go To Market 6:00 pm
It Takes a Village Summit: Go To Market @ Virtual
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
It Takes a Village Summit: Go To Market @ Virtual
Join in this 3-day series of virtual workshops spotlighting Black-owned businesses. Through online sessions held February 22-25, the Summit will focus on providing entrepreneurs access to a community of experienced local professionals, alongside resources to...
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February 25 | 10:00 pm to 11:30 pm

Ponce After Dark

RoleCall Theater

Stand-up comedy show hosted by touring comedian, Nick Murphy. From the Punchline to Ponce.
Special guests every show.

Feb
9
Sat
Meet the Author: George Weinstein @ Posman Books
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meet the Author: George Weinstein @ Posman Books

George Weinstein is the author of five novels to date, including The Five Destinies of Carlos Moreno, the contemporary mystery, Aftermath, and the Southern historical novel, Hardscrabble Road, a favorite with book clubs. In addition, George speaks often at conferences, workshops, and other events. He has been an active participant and leader within the Atlanta Writers Club since 2001 and directs the AWC’s Atlanta Writers Conference twice each year. Meet George on Saturday, February 9th at 10 am as he signs copies of his novels at Posman Books Ponce City Market.

Topstitch: Embroidery 101 @ Topstitch
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Topstitch: Embroidery 101 @ Topstitch
Learn the beautiful art of embroidery in our hand embroidery 101 class. In this class, students will learn essential embroidery stitches such as straight stitching, french knots, backstitch, whipped backstitch, satin stitch, lazy daisy and stem stitch. In class you will be making Cozy blue’s “night garden”! Students will also learn about various types of threads and needles and embroidery materials.

Skills expected: None.

Materials needed: None, we’ll provide everything you need for class.

Materials provided: The Cozy Blue Night Garden Kit. Hoop, cloth, thread, needles.

Topstitch: Bralette Workshop @ Topstitch
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch: Bralette Workshop @ Topstitch

In this 4-hour class you’ll make a sweet knit & lace bralette. Whether you want to make this for yourself or just in time for Valentine’s, you do not want to miss the opportunity to learn the in’s & out’s of bra-making from an industry veteran like Lisha Sanders. Lisha has designed for everyone from Victoria Secret to Soma and countless others.  The Daisy is a cute, comfy, easy to wear lingerie piece. The long line bralette features adjustable straps and lined seamed cups. Daisy was carefully designed to be versatile and provide you with subtle support while lounging, playing, sleeping, traveling or just going out.

  • Skills taught: Sewing with knit and lace fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.
  • Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro classes or have equivalent experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience.
    You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials needed: 1/4 yard of knit jersey fabric with spandex (9 inches) 54” or wider
  • Materials provided: The Daisy sewing pattern, elastic, bra accessories, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.
Feb
10
Sun
Topstitch: Intro to Serger @ Topstitch
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch: Intro to Serger @ Topstitch

The serger is often what sets homemade-looking garments apart from beautifully handmade garments. Learn the art of finishing your garment with a serger. In this class you will learn all the basics of the serger, including learning the parts of the serger, how to thread the machine, clean it, understand tension and troubleshoot common issues. Once you’ve threaded the machine you’ll learn various stitches and then sew a pair of leggings.

The Virginia leggings are a great intro to knits in conjunction with the serger. Leggings are a wardrobe staple, excellent as casual lounge pants or easily dressed up depending on your fabric choice. Pattern and sewing tools included at class. Fabric not included. Your fabric will need to have 40% stretch. You will need 1 & 1/2 yards of fabric for all sizes if your fabric is 60″ wide; 2 & 1/2 if you fabric is 45″ wide.

Skills taught: The skills you will learn in this class are an understanding of using sergers, how to thread the serger and troubleshoot common issues, how to sew stretch fabrics, sewing a waistband, serging seams.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro to sewing classes or have equivalent experience. You have some basic garment sewing experience and know how to read a sewing pattern. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Fabric. You will need 1 & 1/2 yards of fabric for all sizes if your fabric is 60″ wide; 2 & 1/2 if you fabric is 45″ wide. Fabric should have 40% stretch.

Materials provided: Sergers, leggings sewing pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron.

Meet the Author: Julia McDermott @ Posman
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet the Author: Julia McDermott @ Posman

Julia McDermott is a novelist and the author of an award winning true story, creative nonfiction ALL THE ABOVE: MY SON’S BATTLE WITH BRAIN CANCER. Her latest novel, DADDY’S GIRL, is a domestic psychological suspense set in Atlanta. Julia has been featured at the Dahlonega Literary Festival, the Milton Literary Festival, the Decatur Book Festival, and at many other literary events. Julia is currently writing her next suspense novel and is ghostwriting a nonfiction book for an Atlanta media personality. Her short story, The Riverfest, will be included in the anthology DOWN TO THE RIVER to be published in April 2019 by Down & Out Books. A fluent French speaker, Julia is active in Atlanta’s French community. She is a member of Atlanta Pen Women and the Atlanta Writers Club, for whom she will present a talk on writing, marketing and publicizing creative nonfiction/memoir in March 2019. Come meet Julia on Sunday Feb. 10 at 1:00 when she will be with us to sign copies of her works.

Topstitch: Boyshort Workshop @ Topstitch
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch: Boyshort Workshop @ Topstitch

In this 3 hour class you’ll make a sweet knit & lace Clover Boyshort. Whether you want to make this for yourself or just in time for Valentine’s, you do not want to miss the opportunity to learn the in’s & out’s of bra-making from an industry veteran like Lisha Sanders. Lisha has designed for everyone from Victoria Secret to Soma and countless others. The “Clover” is a playful, comfortable and cute boyshort panty. The fit is below the waist and the back is slightly cheeky with a center back seam. “Clover” is easy to make and requires minimum materials. Be ready to have fun making numerous “Clover” panties in many different colors and a variety of fabrics. Use a Cotton or Bamboo Spandex blend knit fabrics for a cute look, or stretch mesh for a romantic style.

  • Skills Taught: Sewing with knit and lace fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.
  • Skills Expected: You’ve taken one of our intro to sewing classes or have equivalent  experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience.
    You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials Provided: The Clover pattern, elastic, bra accessories, sewing machine, thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron & ironing board.
  • Materials Needed: 1/2 yard of knit jersey fabric with spandex (18 inches) 54” or wider; 7” x 7” light weight cotton jersey fabric for the gusset lining
Talat Market: Allergy Dinner w/Sarah Dodge @ Root Baking Co.
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Talat Market: Allergy Dinner w/Sarah Dodge @ Root Baking Co.

Talat is collaborating with Sarah Dodge (of Bread is Good) to bring you a dinner that is inspired by all the allergies we encounter in the food business. We will start with an allergen-packed appetizer, followed by four courses that play with (and contain) shellfish, gluten, meat, and dairy. Sorry in advance.

Tickets are $70, gratuity included. Root will be selling curated a la carte beer and cocktails.

Feb
11
Mon
Brezza Cucina Class: Kids’ Pizza-Making @ Brezza Cucina
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Brezza Cucina Class: Kids' Pizza-Making @ Brezza Cucina

 Brezza Cucina offers Kids Pizza-Making Classes the second Monday of every month! The restaurant’s culinary team teaches little chefs how to stretch pizza dough before they top pies themselves and watch as the pizzas bake in the restaurant’s wood fire oven.
Classes cost $25 per child, including a complimentary glass of wine for the accompanying adult, and are held from 5-7pm.
Participation can be reserved by emailing [email protected] and [email protected].

Atlanta Copywriters MeetUp @ General Assembly
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Atlanta Copywriters MeetUp @ General Assembly

Join us this month for: Write Catchy Headlines!

Atlanta Copywriters presents: 10 Tips & Tricks featuring Ana Gascon Ivey of Ana’s Content Studio.

Feb
12
Tue
Dressmaking: Essential Skills (Pt.2) @ Topstitch
Feb 12 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Dressmaking: Essential Skills (Pt.2) @ Topstitch

In our 2-part, advanced beginner dressmaking class, students will make The Day Dress by The Avid Seamstress. The classic silhouette is the essential dress pattern to teach you necessary dressmaking skills such as darts, set-in sleeves, gathered waist, invisible zipper closure … and POCKETS! Pattern and sewing tools included at class*.

 

*Note: Fabric not included. Check the pattern back for fabric yardage required for your size. Bring your pre-washed and pre-cut fabric to class. To save time and space for your fellow sewists, cut your pattern out before class. We encourage you to stop into the shop before class for help cutting out your fabric if needed. 

  • Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro-to-sewing classes or have equivalent of experience. You have some basic garment-sewing experience such as a pullover top or a-line skirt. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials needed: See your required fabric yardage on the back of the pattern and bring your fabric pre-washed to class.
  • Materials provided: The Day Dress pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron.
2021-02-25 22:00:00 2021-02-25 23:30:00 America/New_York Ponce After Dark Stand-up comedy show hosted by touring comedian, Nick Murphy. From the Punchline to Ponce. Special guests every show. RoleCall Theater

February 25 | 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm

RoleCall: Batteries Not Included

RoleCall Theater

Longform improv comedy performed by a bunch of 90’s kids. Bring your slap bracelets and enough Koolaid Jammers to pass around. Tamagotchi Pets are welcome.

Feb
9
Sat
Meet the Author: George Weinstein @ Posman Books
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meet the Author: George Weinstein @ Posman Books

George Weinstein is the author of five novels to date, including The Five Destinies of Carlos Moreno, the contemporary mystery, Aftermath, and the Southern historical novel, Hardscrabble Road, a favorite with book clubs. In addition, George speaks often at conferences, workshops, and other events. He has been an active participant and leader within the Atlanta Writers Club since 2001 and directs the AWC’s Atlanta Writers Conference twice each year. Meet George on Saturday, February 9th at 10 am as he signs copies of his novels at Posman Books Ponce City Market.

Topstitch: Embroidery 101 @ Topstitch
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Topstitch: Embroidery 101 @ Topstitch
Learn the beautiful art of embroidery in our hand embroidery 101 class. In this class, students will learn essential embroidery stitches such as straight stitching, french knots, backstitch, whipped backstitch, satin stitch, lazy daisy and stem stitch. In class you will be making Cozy blue’s “night garden”! Students will also learn about various types of threads and needles and embroidery materials.

Skills expected: None.

Materials needed: None, we’ll provide everything you need for class.

Materials provided: The Cozy Blue Night Garden Kit. Hoop, cloth, thread, needles.

Topstitch: Bralette Workshop @ Topstitch
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch: Bralette Workshop @ Topstitch

In this 4-hour class you’ll make a sweet knit & lace bralette. Whether you want to make this for yourself or just in time for Valentine’s, you do not want to miss the opportunity to learn the in’s & out’s of bra-making from an industry veteran like Lisha Sanders. Lisha has designed for everyone from Victoria Secret to Soma and countless others.  The Daisy is a cute, comfy, easy to wear lingerie piece. The long line bralette features adjustable straps and lined seamed cups. Daisy was carefully designed to be versatile and provide you with subtle support while lounging, playing, sleeping, traveling or just going out.

  • Skills taught: Sewing with knit and lace fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.
  • Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro classes or have equivalent experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience.
    You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials needed: 1/4 yard of knit jersey fabric with spandex (9 inches) 54” or wider
  • Materials provided: The Daisy sewing pattern, elastic, bra accessories, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.
Feb
10
Sun
Topstitch: Intro to Serger @ Topstitch
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch: Intro to Serger @ Topstitch

The serger is often what sets homemade-looking garments apart from beautifully handmade garments. Learn the art of finishing your garment with a serger. In this class you will learn all the basics of the serger, including learning the parts of the serger, how to thread the machine, clean it, understand tension and troubleshoot common issues. Once you’ve threaded the machine you’ll learn various stitches and then sew a pair of leggings.

The Virginia leggings are a great intro to knits in conjunction with the serger. Leggings are a wardrobe staple, excellent as casual lounge pants or easily dressed up depending on your fabric choice. Pattern and sewing tools included at class. Fabric not included. Your fabric will need to have 40% stretch. You will need 1 & 1/2 yards of fabric for all sizes if your fabric is 60″ wide; 2 & 1/2 if you fabric is 45″ wide.

Skills taught: The skills you will learn in this class are an understanding of using sergers, how to thread the serger and troubleshoot common issues, how to sew stretch fabrics, sewing a waistband, serging seams.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro to sewing classes or have equivalent experience. You have some basic garment sewing experience and know how to read a sewing pattern. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Fabric. You will need 1 & 1/2 yards of fabric for all sizes if your fabric is 60″ wide; 2 & 1/2 if you fabric is 45″ wide. Fabric should have 40% stretch.

Materials provided: Sergers, leggings sewing pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron.

Meet the Author: Julia McDermott @ Posman
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet the Author: Julia McDermott @ Posman

Julia McDermott is a novelist and the author of an award winning true story, creative nonfiction ALL THE ABOVE: MY SON’S BATTLE WITH BRAIN CANCER. Her latest novel, DADDY’S GIRL, is a domestic psychological suspense set in Atlanta. Julia has been featured at the Dahlonega Literary Festival, the Milton Literary Festival, the Decatur Book Festival, and at many other literary events. Julia is currently writing her next suspense novel and is ghostwriting a nonfiction book for an Atlanta media personality. Her short story, The Riverfest, will be included in the anthology DOWN TO THE RIVER to be published in April 2019 by Down & Out Books. A fluent French speaker, Julia is active in Atlanta’s French community. She is a member of Atlanta Pen Women and the Atlanta Writers Club, for whom she will present a talk on writing, marketing and publicizing creative nonfiction/memoir in March 2019. Come meet Julia on Sunday Feb. 10 at 1:00 when she will be with us to sign copies of her works.

Topstitch: Boyshort Workshop @ Topstitch
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch: Boyshort Workshop @ Topstitch

In this 3 hour class you’ll make a sweet knit & lace Clover Boyshort. Whether you want to make this for yourself or just in time for Valentine’s, you do not want to miss the opportunity to learn the in’s & out’s of bra-making from an industry veteran like Lisha Sanders. Lisha has designed for everyone from Victoria Secret to Soma and countless others. The “Clover” is a playful, comfortable and cute boyshort panty. The fit is below the waist and the back is slightly cheeky with a center back seam. “Clover” is easy to make and requires minimum materials. Be ready to have fun making numerous “Clover” panties in many different colors and a variety of fabrics. Use a Cotton or Bamboo Spandex blend knit fabrics for a cute look, or stretch mesh for a romantic style.

  • Skills Taught: Sewing with knit and lace fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.
  • Skills Expected: You’ve taken one of our intro to sewing classes or have equivalent  experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience.
    You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials Provided: The Clover pattern, elastic, bra accessories, sewing machine, thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron & ironing board.
  • Materials Needed: 1/2 yard of knit jersey fabric with spandex (18 inches) 54” or wider; 7” x 7” light weight cotton jersey fabric for the gusset lining
Talat Market: Allergy Dinner w/Sarah Dodge @ Root Baking Co.
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Talat Market: Allergy Dinner w/Sarah Dodge @ Root Baking Co.

Talat is collaborating with Sarah Dodge (of Bread is Good) to bring you a dinner that is inspired by all the allergies we encounter in the food business. We will start with an allergen-packed appetizer, followed by four courses that play with (and contain) shellfish, gluten, meat, and dairy. Sorry in advance.

Tickets are $70, gratuity included. Root will be selling curated a la carte beer and cocktails.

Feb
11
Mon
Brezza Cucina Class: Kids’ Pizza-Making @ Brezza Cucina
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Brezza Cucina Class: Kids' Pizza-Making @ Brezza Cucina

 Brezza Cucina offers Kids Pizza-Making Classes the second Monday of every month! The restaurant’s culinary team teaches little chefs how to stretch pizza dough before they top pies themselves and watch as the pizzas bake in the restaurant’s wood fire oven.
Classes cost $25 per child, including a complimentary glass of wine for the accompanying adult, and are held from 5-7pm.
Participation can be reserved by emailing [email protected] and [email protected].

Atlanta Copywriters MeetUp @ General Assembly
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Atlanta Copywriters MeetUp @ General Assembly

Join us this month for: Write Catchy Headlines!

Atlanta Copywriters presents: 10 Tips & Tricks featuring Ana Gascon Ivey of Ana’s Content Studio.

Feb
12
Tue
Dressmaking: Essential Skills (Pt.2) @ Topstitch
Feb 12 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Dressmaking: Essential Skills (Pt.2) @ Topstitch

In our 2-part, advanced beginner dressmaking class, students will make The Day Dress by The Avid Seamstress. The classic silhouette is the essential dress pattern to teach you necessary dressmaking skills such as darts, set-in sleeves, gathered waist, invisible zipper closure … and POCKETS! Pattern and sewing tools included at class*.

 

*Note: Fabric not included. Check the pattern back for fabric yardage required for your size. Bring your pre-washed and pre-cut fabric to class. To save time and space for your fellow sewists, cut your pattern out before class. We encourage you to stop into the shop before class for help cutting out your fabric if needed. 

  • Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro-to-sewing classes or have equivalent of experience. You have some basic garment-sewing experience such as a pullover top or a-line skirt. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials needed: See your required fabric yardage on the back of the pattern and bring your fabric pre-washed to class.
  • Materials provided: The Day Dress pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron.
2021-02-25 20:30:00 2021-02-25 21:30:00 America/New_York RoleCall: Batteries Not Included Longform improv comedy performed by a bunch of 90's kids. Bring your slap bracelets and enough Koolaid Jammers to pass around. Tamagotchi Pets are welcome. RoleCall Theater

February 25 | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Fifty Shades of Improv

RoleCall Theater

Tik Tok Star, Ali Pagan, leads Fifty Shades of Improv troupe in hilarious long and short-form improv.
All shows available on Live Stream as well.

Feb
9
Sat
Meet the Author: George Weinstein @ Posman Books
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meet the Author: George Weinstein @ Posman Books

George Weinstein is the author of five novels to date, including The Five Destinies of Carlos Moreno, the contemporary mystery, Aftermath, and the Southern historical novel, Hardscrabble Road, a favorite with book clubs. In addition, George speaks often at conferences, workshops, and other events. He has been an active participant and leader within the Atlanta Writers Club since 2001 and directs the AWC’s Atlanta Writers Conference twice each year. Meet George on Saturday, February 9th at 10 am as he signs copies of his novels at Posman Books Ponce City Market.

Topstitch: Embroidery 101 @ Topstitch
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Topstitch: Embroidery 101 @ Topstitch
Learn the beautiful art of embroidery in our hand embroidery 101 class. In this class, students will learn essential embroidery stitches such as straight stitching, french knots, backstitch, whipped backstitch, satin stitch, lazy daisy and stem stitch. In class you will be making Cozy blue’s “night garden”! Students will also learn about various types of threads and needles and embroidery materials.

Skills expected: None.

Materials needed: None, we’ll provide everything you need for class.

Materials provided: The Cozy Blue Night Garden Kit. Hoop, cloth, thread, needles.

Topstitch: Bralette Workshop @ Topstitch
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch: Bralette Workshop @ Topstitch

In this 4-hour class you’ll make a sweet knit & lace bralette. Whether you want to make this for yourself or just in time for Valentine’s, you do not want to miss the opportunity to learn the in’s & out’s of bra-making from an industry veteran like Lisha Sanders. Lisha has designed for everyone from Victoria Secret to Soma and countless others.  The Daisy is a cute, comfy, easy to wear lingerie piece. The long line bralette features adjustable straps and lined seamed cups. Daisy was carefully designed to be versatile and provide you with subtle support while lounging, playing, sleeping, traveling or just going out.

  • Skills taught: Sewing with knit and lace fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.
  • Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro classes or have equivalent experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience.
    You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials needed: 1/4 yard of knit jersey fabric with spandex (9 inches) 54” or wider
  • Materials provided: The Daisy sewing pattern, elastic, bra accessories, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.
Feb
10
Sun
Topstitch: Intro to Serger @ Topstitch
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch: Intro to Serger @ Topstitch

The serger is often what sets homemade-looking garments apart from beautifully handmade garments. Learn the art of finishing your garment with a serger. In this class you will learn all the basics of the serger, including learning the parts of the serger, how to thread the machine, clean it, understand tension and troubleshoot common issues. Once you’ve threaded the machine you’ll learn various stitches and then sew a pair of leggings.

The Virginia leggings are a great intro to knits in conjunction with the serger. Leggings are a wardrobe staple, excellent as casual lounge pants or easily dressed up depending on your fabric choice. Pattern and sewing tools included at class. Fabric not included. Your fabric will need to have 40% stretch. You will need 1 & 1/2 yards of fabric for all sizes if your fabric is 60″ wide; 2 & 1/2 if you fabric is 45″ wide.

Skills taught: The skills you will learn in this class are an understanding of using sergers, how to thread the serger and troubleshoot common issues, how to sew stretch fabrics, sewing a waistband, serging seams.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro to sewing classes or have equivalent experience. You have some basic garment sewing experience and know how to read a sewing pattern. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Fabric. You will need 1 & 1/2 yards of fabric for all sizes if your fabric is 60″ wide; 2 & 1/2 if you fabric is 45″ wide. Fabric should have 40% stretch.

Materials provided: Sergers, leggings sewing pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron.

Meet the Author: Julia McDermott @ Posman
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet the Author: Julia McDermott @ Posman

Julia McDermott is a novelist and the author of an award winning true story, creative nonfiction ALL THE ABOVE: MY SON’S BATTLE WITH BRAIN CANCER. Her latest novel, DADDY’S GIRL, is a domestic psychological suspense set in Atlanta. Julia has been featured at the Dahlonega Literary Festival, the Milton Literary Festival, the Decatur Book Festival, and at many other literary events. Julia is currently writing her next suspense novel and is ghostwriting a nonfiction book for an Atlanta media personality. Her short story, The Riverfest, will be included in the anthology DOWN TO THE RIVER to be published in April 2019 by Down & Out Books. A fluent French speaker, Julia is active in Atlanta’s French community. She is a member of Atlanta Pen Women and the Atlanta Writers Club, for whom she will present a talk on writing, marketing and publicizing creative nonfiction/memoir in March 2019. Come meet Julia on Sunday Feb. 10 at 1:00 when she will be with us to sign copies of her works.

Topstitch: Boyshort Workshop @ Topstitch
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch: Boyshort Workshop @ Topstitch

In this 3 hour class you’ll make a sweet knit & lace Clover Boyshort. Whether you want to make this for yourself or just in time for Valentine’s, you do not want to miss the opportunity to learn the in’s & out’s of bra-making from an industry veteran like Lisha Sanders. Lisha has designed for everyone from Victoria Secret to Soma and countless others. The “Clover” is a playful, comfortable and cute boyshort panty. The fit is below the waist and the back is slightly cheeky with a center back seam. “Clover” is easy to make and requires minimum materials. Be ready to have fun making numerous “Clover” panties in many different colors and a variety of fabrics. Use a Cotton or Bamboo Spandex blend knit fabrics for a cute look, or stretch mesh for a romantic style.

  • Skills Taught: Sewing with knit and lace fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.
  • Skills Expected: You’ve taken one of our intro to sewing classes or have equivalent  experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience.
    You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials Provided: The Clover pattern, elastic, bra accessories, sewing machine, thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron & ironing board.
  • Materials Needed: 1/2 yard of knit jersey fabric with spandex (18 inches) 54” or wider; 7” x 7” light weight cotton jersey fabric for the gusset lining
Talat Market: Allergy Dinner w/Sarah Dodge @ Root Baking Co.
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Talat Market: Allergy Dinner w/Sarah Dodge @ Root Baking Co.

Talat is collaborating with Sarah Dodge (of Bread is Good) to bring you a dinner that is inspired by all the allergies we encounter in the food business. We will start with an allergen-packed appetizer, followed by four courses that play with (and contain) shellfish, gluten, meat, and dairy. Sorry in advance.

Tickets are $70, gratuity included. Root will be selling curated a la carte beer and cocktails.

Feb
11
Mon
Brezza Cucina Class: Kids’ Pizza-Making @ Brezza Cucina
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Brezza Cucina Class: Kids' Pizza-Making @ Brezza Cucina

 Brezza Cucina offers Kids Pizza-Making Classes the second Monday of every month! The restaurant’s culinary team teaches little chefs how to stretch pizza dough before they top pies themselves and watch as the pizzas bake in the restaurant’s wood fire oven.
Classes cost $25 per child, including a complimentary glass of wine for the accompanying adult, and are held from 5-7pm.
Participation can be reserved by emailing [email protected] and [email protected].

Atlanta Copywriters MeetUp @ General Assembly
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Atlanta Copywriters MeetUp @ General Assembly

Join us this month for: Write Catchy Headlines!

Atlanta Copywriters presents: 10 Tips & Tricks featuring Ana Gascon Ivey of Ana’s Content Studio.

Feb
12
Tue
Dressmaking: Essential Skills (Pt.2) @ Topstitch
Feb 12 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Dressmaking: Essential Skills (Pt.2) @ Topstitch

In our 2-part, advanced beginner dressmaking class, students will make The Day Dress by The Avid Seamstress. The classic silhouette is the essential dress pattern to teach you necessary dressmaking skills such as darts, set-in sleeves, gathered waist, invisible zipper closure … and POCKETS! Pattern and sewing tools included at class*.

 

*Note: Fabric not included. Check the pattern back for fabric yardage required for your size. Bring your pre-washed and pre-cut fabric to class. To save time and space for your fellow sewists, cut your pattern out before class. We encourage you to stop into the shop before class for help cutting out your fabric if needed. 

  • Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro-to-sewing classes or have equivalent of experience. You have some basic garment-sewing experience such as a pullover top or a-line skirt. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials needed: See your required fabric yardage on the back of the pattern and bring your fabric pre-washed to class.
  • Materials provided: The Day Dress pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron.
2021-02-25 19:00:00 2021-02-25 20:00:00 America/New_York Fifty Shades of Improv Tik Tok Star, Ali Pagan, leads Fifty Shades of Improv troupe in hilarious long and short-form improv. All shows available on Live Stream as well. RoleCall Theater

February 25 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

It Takes a Village Summit: Go To Market

Virtual

Join in this 3-day series of virtual workshops spotlighting Black-owned businesses. Through online sessions held February 22-25, the Summit will focus on providing entrepreneurs access to a community of experienced local professionals, alongside resources to increase profitability and longevity. Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to share insights and solutions that can help enable and empower growth for their businesses and the community.

Feb
9
Sat
Meet the Author: George Weinstein @ Posman Books
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meet the Author: George Weinstein @ Posman Books

George Weinstein is the author of five novels to date, including The Five Destinies of Carlos Moreno, the contemporary mystery, Aftermath, and the Southern historical novel, Hardscrabble Road, a favorite with book clubs. In addition, George speaks often at conferences, workshops, and other events. He has been an active participant and leader within the Atlanta Writers Club since 2001 and directs the AWC’s Atlanta Writers Conference twice each year. Meet George on Saturday, February 9th at 10 am as he signs copies of his novels at Posman Books Ponce City Market.

Topstitch: Embroidery 101 @ Topstitch
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Topstitch: Embroidery 101 @ Topstitch
Learn the beautiful art of embroidery in our hand embroidery 101 class. In this class, students will learn essential embroidery stitches such as straight stitching, french knots, backstitch, whipped backstitch, satin stitch, lazy daisy and stem stitch. In class you will be making Cozy blue’s “night garden”! Students will also learn about various types of threads and needles and embroidery materials.

Skills expected: None.

Materials needed: None, we’ll provide everything you need for class.

Materials provided: The Cozy Blue Night Garden Kit. Hoop, cloth, thread, needles.

Topstitch: Bralette Workshop @ Topstitch
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch: Bralette Workshop @ Topstitch

In this 4-hour class you’ll make a sweet knit & lace bralette. Whether you want to make this for yourself or just in time for Valentine’s, you do not want to miss the opportunity to learn the in’s & out’s of bra-making from an industry veteran like Lisha Sanders. Lisha has designed for everyone from Victoria Secret to Soma and countless others.  The Daisy is a cute, comfy, easy to wear lingerie piece. The long line bralette features adjustable straps and lined seamed cups. Daisy was carefully designed to be versatile and provide you with subtle support while lounging, playing, sleeping, traveling or just going out.

  • Skills taught: Sewing with knit and lace fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.
  • Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro classes or have equivalent experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience.
    You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials needed: 1/4 yard of knit jersey fabric with spandex (9 inches) 54” or wider
  • Materials provided: The Daisy sewing pattern, elastic, bra accessories, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.
Feb
10
Sun
Topstitch: Intro to Serger @ Topstitch
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch: Intro to Serger @ Topstitch

The serger is often what sets homemade-looking garments apart from beautifully handmade garments. Learn the art of finishing your garment with a serger. In this class you will learn all the basics of the serger, including learning the parts of the serger, how to thread the machine, clean it, understand tension and troubleshoot common issues. Once you’ve threaded the machine you’ll learn various stitches and then sew a pair of leggings.

The Virginia leggings are a great intro to knits in conjunction with the serger. Leggings are a wardrobe staple, excellent as casual lounge pants or easily dressed up depending on your fabric choice. Pattern and sewing tools included at class. Fabric not included. Your fabric will need to have 40% stretch. You will need 1 & 1/2 yards of fabric for all sizes if your fabric is 60″ wide; 2 & 1/2 if you fabric is 45″ wide.

Skills taught: The skills you will learn in this class are an understanding of using sergers, how to thread the serger and troubleshoot common issues, how to sew stretch fabrics, sewing a waistband, serging seams.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro to sewing classes or have equivalent experience. You have some basic garment sewing experience and know how to read a sewing pattern. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Fabric. You will need 1 & 1/2 yards of fabric for all sizes if your fabric is 60″ wide; 2 & 1/2 if you fabric is 45″ wide. Fabric should have 40% stretch.

Materials provided: Sergers, leggings sewing pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron.

Meet the Author: Julia McDermott @ Posman
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet the Author: Julia McDermott @ Posman

Julia McDermott is a novelist and the author of an award winning true story, creative nonfiction ALL THE ABOVE: MY SON’S BATTLE WITH BRAIN CANCER. Her latest novel, DADDY’S GIRL, is a domestic psychological suspense set in Atlanta. Julia has been featured at the Dahlonega Literary Festival, the Milton Literary Festival, the Decatur Book Festival, and at many other literary events. Julia is currently writing her next suspense novel and is ghostwriting a nonfiction book for an Atlanta media personality. Her short story, The Riverfest, will be included in the anthology DOWN TO THE RIVER to be published in April 2019 by Down & Out Books. A fluent French speaker, Julia is active in Atlanta’s French community. She is a member of Atlanta Pen Women and the Atlanta Writers Club, for whom she will present a talk on writing, marketing and publicizing creative nonfiction/memoir in March 2019. Come meet Julia on Sunday Feb. 10 at 1:00 when she will be with us to sign copies of her works.

Topstitch: Boyshort Workshop @ Topstitch
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch: Boyshort Workshop @ Topstitch

In this 3 hour class you’ll make a sweet knit & lace Clover Boyshort. Whether you want to make this for yourself or just in time for Valentine’s, you do not want to miss the opportunity to learn the in’s & out’s of bra-making from an industry veteran like Lisha Sanders. Lisha has designed for everyone from Victoria Secret to Soma and countless others. The “Clover” is a playful, comfortable and cute boyshort panty. The fit is below the waist and the back is slightly cheeky with a center back seam. “Clover” is easy to make and requires minimum materials. Be ready to have fun making numerous “Clover” panties in many different colors and a variety of fabrics. Use a Cotton or Bamboo Spandex blend knit fabrics for a cute look, or stretch mesh for a romantic style.

  • Skills Taught: Sewing with knit and lace fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.
  • Skills Expected: You’ve taken one of our intro to sewing classes or have equivalent  experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience.
    You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials Provided: The Clover pattern, elastic, bra accessories, sewing machine, thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron & ironing board.
  • Materials Needed: 1/2 yard of knit jersey fabric with spandex (18 inches) 54” or wider; 7” x 7” light weight cotton jersey fabric for the gusset lining
Talat Market: Allergy Dinner w/Sarah Dodge @ Root Baking Co.
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Talat Market: Allergy Dinner w/Sarah Dodge @ Root Baking Co.

Talat is collaborating with Sarah Dodge (of Bread is Good) to bring you a dinner that is inspired by all the allergies we encounter in the food business. We will start with an allergen-packed appetizer, followed by four courses that play with (and contain) shellfish, gluten, meat, and dairy. Sorry in advance.

Tickets are $70, gratuity included. Root will be selling curated a la carte beer and cocktails.

Feb
11
Mon
Brezza Cucina Class: Kids’ Pizza-Making @ Brezza Cucina
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Brezza Cucina Class: Kids' Pizza-Making @ Brezza Cucina

 Brezza Cucina offers Kids Pizza-Making Classes the second Monday of every month! The restaurant’s culinary team teaches little chefs how to stretch pizza dough before they top pies themselves and watch as the pizzas bake in the restaurant’s wood fire oven.
Classes cost $25 per child, including a complimentary glass of wine for the accompanying adult, and are held from 5-7pm.
Participation can be reserved by emailing [email protected] and [email protected].

Atlanta Copywriters MeetUp @ General Assembly
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Atlanta Copywriters MeetUp @ General Assembly

Join us this month for: Write Catchy Headlines!

Atlanta Copywriters presents: 10 Tips & Tricks featuring Ana Gascon Ivey of Ana’s Content Studio.

Feb
12
Tue
Dressmaking: Essential Skills (Pt.2) @ Topstitch
Feb 12 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Dressmaking: Essential Skills (Pt.2) @ Topstitch

In our 2-part, advanced beginner dressmaking class, students will make The Day Dress by The Avid Seamstress. The classic silhouette is the essential dress pattern to teach you necessary dressmaking skills such as darts, set-in sleeves, gathered waist, invisible zipper closure … and POCKETS! Pattern and sewing tools included at class*.

 

*Note: Fabric not included. Check the pattern back for fabric yardage required for your size. Bring your pre-washed and pre-cut fabric to class. To save time and space for your fellow sewists, cut your pattern out before class. We encourage you to stop into the shop before class for help cutting out your fabric if needed. 

  • Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro-to-sewing classes or have equivalent of experience. You have some basic garment-sewing experience such as a pullover top or a-line skirt. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials needed: See your required fabric yardage on the back of the pattern and bring your fabric pre-washed to class.
  • Materials provided: The Day Dress pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron.
2021-02-25 18:00:00 2021-02-25 20:00:00 America/New_York It Takes a Village Summit: Go To Market Join in this 3-day series of virtual workshops spotlighting Black-owned businesses. Through online sessions held February 22-25, the Summit will focus on providing entrepreneurs access to a community of experienced local professionals, alongside resources to increase profitability and longevity. Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to share insights and solutions that can help enable and empower growth for their businesses and the community. The Summit wraps up with two conversations with HERMARKET’s co-founders Kia Perry and Jazlin Pitts, and leaders from Humans Before Handles, Gilded Body, Range Beauty and more brands, to discuss how businesses can prepare for market-style experiences, as well as explore the highs and lows of being a Black woman in retail. Virtual

February 25 | 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm

A Magician’s Worst Nightmare

RoleCall Theater

Sloppy Soaps presents: A Magician’s Worst Nightmare

Come ready to drink along with this immersive improv show where the audience gets taken back to all the Hollywood drama.

Feb
9
Sat
Meet the Author: George Weinstein @ Posman Books
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meet the Author: George Weinstein @ Posman Books

George Weinstein is the author of five novels to date, including The Five Destinies of Carlos Moreno, the contemporary mystery, Aftermath, and the Southern historical novel, Hardscrabble Road, a favorite with book clubs. In addition, George speaks often at conferences, workshops, and other events. He has been an active participant and leader within the Atlanta Writers Club since 2001 and directs the AWC’s Atlanta Writers Conference twice each year. Meet George on Saturday, February 9th at 10 am as he signs copies of his novels at Posman Books Ponce City Market.

Topstitch: Embroidery 101 @ Topstitch
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Topstitch: Embroidery 101 @ Topstitch
Learn the beautiful art of embroidery in our hand embroidery 101 class. In this class, students will learn essential embroidery stitches such as straight stitching, french knots, backstitch, whipped backstitch, satin stitch, lazy daisy and stem stitch. In class you will be making Cozy blue’s “night garden”! Students will also learn about various types of threads and needles and embroidery materials.

Skills expected: None.

Materials needed: None, we’ll provide everything you need for class.

Materials provided: The Cozy Blue Night Garden Kit. Hoop, cloth, thread, needles.

Topstitch: Bralette Workshop @ Topstitch
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch: Bralette Workshop @ Topstitch

In this 4-hour class you’ll make a sweet knit & lace bralette. Whether you want to make this for yourself or just in time for Valentine’s, you do not want to miss the opportunity to learn the in’s & out’s of bra-making from an industry veteran like Lisha Sanders. Lisha has designed for everyone from Victoria Secret to Soma and countless others.  The Daisy is a cute, comfy, easy to wear lingerie piece. The long line bralette features adjustable straps and lined seamed cups. Daisy was carefully designed to be versatile and provide you with subtle support while lounging, playing, sleeping, traveling or just going out.

  • Skills taught: Sewing with knit and lace fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.
  • Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro classes or have equivalent experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience.
    You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials needed: 1/4 yard of knit jersey fabric with spandex (9 inches) 54” or wider
  • Materials provided: The Daisy sewing pattern, elastic, bra accessories, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.
Feb
10
Sun
Topstitch: Intro to Serger @ Topstitch
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch: Intro to Serger @ Topstitch

The serger is often what sets homemade-looking garments apart from beautifully handmade garments. Learn the art of finishing your garment with a serger. In this class you will learn all the basics of the serger, including learning the parts of the serger, how to thread the machine, clean it, understand tension and troubleshoot common issues. Once you’ve threaded the machine you’ll learn various stitches and then sew a pair of leggings.

The Virginia leggings are a great intro to knits in conjunction with the serger. Leggings are a wardrobe staple, excellent as casual lounge pants or easily dressed up depending on your fabric choice. Pattern and sewing tools included at class. Fabric not included. Your fabric will need to have 40% stretch. You will need 1 & 1/2 yards of fabric for all sizes if your fabric is 60″ wide; 2 & 1/2 if you fabric is 45″ wide.

Skills taught: The skills you will learn in this class are an understanding of using sergers, how to thread the serger and troubleshoot common issues, how to sew stretch fabrics, sewing a waistband, serging seams.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro to sewing classes or have equivalent experience. You have some basic garment sewing experience and know how to read a sewing pattern. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Fabric. You will need 1 & 1/2 yards of fabric for all sizes if your fabric is 60″ wide; 2 & 1/2 if you fabric is 45″ wide. Fabric should have 40% stretch.

Materials provided: Sergers, leggings sewing pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron.

Meet the Author: Julia McDermott @ Posman
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet the Author: Julia McDermott @ Posman

Julia McDermott is a novelist and the author of an award winning true story, creative nonfiction ALL THE ABOVE: MY SON’S BATTLE WITH BRAIN CANCER. Her latest novel, DADDY’S GIRL, is a domestic psychological suspense set in Atlanta. Julia has been featured at the Dahlonega Literary Festival, the Milton Literary Festival, the Decatur Book Festival, and at many other literary events. Julia is currently writing her next suspense novel and is ghostwriting a nonfiction book for an Atlanta media personality. Her short story, The Riverfest, will be included in the anthology DOWN TO THE RIVER to be published in April 2019 by Down & Out Books. A fluent French speaker, Julia is active in Atlanta’s French community. She is a member of Atlanta Pen Women and the Atlanta Writers Club, for whom she will present a talk on writing, marketing and publicizing creative nonfiction/memoir in March 2019. Come meet Julia on Sunday Feb. 10 at 1:00 when she will be with us to sign copies of her works.

Topstitch: Boyshort Workshop @ Topstitch
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch: Boyshort Workshop @ Topstitch

In this 3 hour class you’ll make a sweet knit & lace Clover Boyshort. Whether you want to make this for yourself or just in time for Valentine’s, you do not want to miss the opportunity to learn the in’s & out’s of bra-making from an industry veteran like Lisha Sanders. Lisha has designed for everyone from Victoria Secret to Soma and countless others. The “Clover” is a playful, comfortable and cute boyshort panty. The fit is below the waist and the back is slightly cheeky with a center back seam. “Clover” is easy to make and requires minimum materials. Be ready to have fun making numerous “Clover” panties in many different colors and a variety of fabrics. Use a Cotton or Bamboo Spandex blend knit fabrics for a cute look, or stretch mesh for a romantic style.

  • Skills Taught: Sewing with knit and lace fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.
  • Skills Expected: You’ve taken one of our intro to sewing classes or have equivalent  experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience.
    You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
  • Materials Provided: The Clover pattern, elastic, bra accessories, sewing machine, thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron & ironing board.
  • Materials Needed: 1/2 yard of knit jersey fabric with spandex (18 inches) 54” or wider; 7” x 7” light weight cotton jersey fabric for the gusset lining
Talat Market: Allergy Dinner w/Sarah Dodge @ Root Baking Co.
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Talat Market: Allergy Dinner w/Sarah Dodge @ Root Baking Co.

Talat is collaborating with Sarah Dodge (of Bread is Good) to bring you a dinner that is inspired by all the allergies we encounter in the food business. We will start with an allergen-packed appetizer, followed by four courses that play with (and contain) shellfish, gluten, meat, and dairy. Sorry in advance.

Tickets are $70, gratuity included. Root will be selling curated a la carte beer and cocktails.

Feb
11
Mon
Brezza Cucina Class: Kids’ Pizza-Making @ Brezza Cucina
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm