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It all starts here...
at the Kismet Cottage, where people come to "learn to sew", improve existing skills, advance and improve techniques, while meeting and mingling with like minded crafters. Located in Vernon, it is the hub of central BC sewers, and home of the only Palmer/Pletsch certified sewing and fitting instructor in the Okanagan, Dawne Whelpley.
Dawne, a professional dress-maker with 60+ years of experience, shares a caboodle of experience and knowledge in all aspects of the craft in a unintimidating, cozy, comfy, and totally unique learning environment. The Cottage is fully equipped with every sewing need from machines to fabric, and a virtual library of learning media. Classes of 3 students ensures lots of personal attention.
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