We’ve got an exciting summer planned—and more to look forward to in the fall. We hope you’ll pack a bag and join us in Florence for a workshop. Take a look at what we’ve got planned, and reserve your spot now. (Our workshops can sell out quickly.)
JULY 29, 2016
TWO-HOUR SEWING @ THE FACTORY
Our Two-Hour Sewing Workshops include discussions about the physics of sewing, reverse appliqué, and an overview of garment construction with the Alabama Chanin team. Suited for beginners and advanced sewers alike, this workshop provides participants with instruction on creating a custom, hand-sewn project. We’re excited to introduce new projects, stencils, and colorways for this workshop. Lunch from The Factory Café is provided afterward; choose from a menu of savory and sweet, Southern-inspired dishes. Visit here to reserve your spot and learn more.
AUGUST 6 – 15, 2016 – SOLD OUT
WEEKLONG SEWING WORKSHOP @ CHATEAU DUMAS
For the first time ever, Alabama Chanin is taking its workshops overseas. We’re hosting a sold-out weeklong workshop at the picturesque Chateau Dumas located in the French countryside in Auty, France.
Our weeklong workshop offers participants a complete immersion into the Alabama Chanin philosophy. Participants will receive all materials necessary to create a custom Alabama Chanin garment, sewing instruction, opportunities to study dyeing, gourmet meals prepared onsite, and local excursions.
OCTOBER 7, 2016
ONE-DAY SEWING WORKSHOP @ THE FACTORY
Reserve your spot at our One-Day Workshop, which will introduce new projects, stencil designs, and colorways Participants will be guided by Natalie and the Alabama Chanin team and will create a custom, hand-sewn project. Participants will also enjoy a locally-sourced lunch from The Factory Café. Turn this workshop into a weekend trip by purchasing tickets to our Friends of the Café Dinner the following Saturday, featuring award-winning chef Sean Brock.
NOVEMBER 11 – 13, 2016 – SOLD OUT
CLASSIC STUDIO WEEKEND @ THE FACTORY
We’re opening our studio doors to host a sold out Classic Studio Weekend here at The Factory. Those attending will be able to work with Natalie, the Alabama Chanin team, a selection of our most loved garment patterns, and our extensive stencil library. We offer a range of options that can be tailored to any skill level.