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Fiber Arts Jacket Workshop


Photo by: Ché Correa

Fiber Arts Jacket Workshop with Mary Sue Fenner

This Class is Full Returning by popular demand!  August 4-6, 2017 -- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day $175 class fee Mary Sue Fenner inspired everyone who took her class in October 2016.  Great news!  Mary Sue will return for a three-day fiber arts jacket construction workshop.  Each student will make a unique jacket using a pattern fit to their body.  Mary Sue will teach sewing and finishing techniques to create a one-of-a-kind wearable art jacket.  Her trunk show jackets will be available to try on for inspiration. Basic sewing machine knowledge is required.  Mary Sue will help each student personalize their jacket fitting.  Supply list can be found below. jacket-construction-supply-list_2017 Participants can bring their own lunch or order lunch from a local eatery.  


Mary Sue Fenner received broad training in fiber arts, first as a Clothing, Textiles and Design major at the Univeristy of Wisconsin-Stout, and later in England, Kansas and UW-Milwaukee.  Mary Sue is an instructor at the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, and has taught her One-Of-A-Kind Jacket class at the Sievers School of Fiber Arts for many years.  She is noted for use of bright colors and her own handspun yarns. Mary Sue’s clothing and accessories can be seen in area shows, galleries and shops, and have been featured in Handwoven, Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, Belle Armoire, Altered Couture, Sew Somerset and Haute Handbags magazines.  She recently won the HGA Award at the Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc’s “Loominosity” and teaches seminars in weaving, sewing and jacket construction. CANCELLATION POLICY: Class or event registration cancelled more than 30 days prior to the event are fully refundable. Cancellations made 30 days or less than the event are non-refundable. Should WMQFA cancel a class or event all student fees shall be refunded.