Our Preview Reception will be a business casual networking event with your peers, our speakers, and exhibitors Monday September 10th, 2012 from 4PM to 8PM featuring a Trend Forecast from Connie Amaden-Crawford.
The American Sewing Guild awarded Connie with the 2009 selection for the Sewing Hall of Fame.
Connie Crawford is a licensed designer for The McCall Pattern Company under the Butterick label and is owner of Fashion Patterns by Coni (www.fashionpatterns.com). She is a nationally recognized lecturer, fashion specialist, educator, and author of sewing and pattern textbooks, including A Guide to Fashion Sewing, The Art of Fashion Draping, and Patternmaking Made Easy. Drawing on her 35 years of experience in apparel manufacturing and 23 years teaching fashion design classes in patternmaking, sewing, and draping at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles.
Your Preview Reception registration also grants you access to the main expo on the 11th and 12th.