Sneak Peak into Designer Joi’s 2015 Sewing Holiday!

Join me at this year’s Sewing Holiday. A premiere destination boutique style sewing event like no other. Featuring an eclectic mix of activities and presentations from the top names in the industry like Baby Lock and McCall patterns. This is an event for anyone who loves to sew and wishes to thrive in a collective creative atmosphere. This special event has all kinds of activities for any level sewer. Also, a live musical performance will be held at the opening celebration dinner to kick off the fun filled weekend. I am thrilled to be a part of this holiday. This year’s event for 2015 is July 22nd through 25th. Register early as space is limited and filling up fast.

I will be teaching: Serger-y 101 on Thursday morning (7/23) & Cool Sergical Procedures on Friday afternoon (7/24).

Get all the fabulous details and full schedule of events at I hope to see you all in Sioux City!

Happy Sewing.

Cosmetic Serger-y DVD!

$21.99 + S/H

What is Cosmetic Serger-y? It’s the blending of construction and decorative serger techniques. Whether you’re a new serger owner or have been using one for years, you’ll learn some very cool techniques. Your serger will become an important tool in your embellishment arsenal adding new dimension to garments, quilts and home décor projects!

Purchase The Cosmetic Serger-y DVD and take your artistry to a whole new level!

Inspiration Galore!

Order a copy today:  It’s All About Embellishment!

“How did you do that?”

It’s the most common question Gail Patrice is asked when sewers see her embellished garments. Whether it’s a puckered pillow, a textured skirt, or a dress given flair with woven hand-dyed ribbon, embellishment can turn ordinary garments or home décor projects into extraordinary works of art.

Now you can create your own inspired designs with this easy to follow step by step handbook.

The Totable Art Bag!

This pattern includes 2 sizes, and 2 artsy construction options. Create the surface design with either (Collage It!) butted seam construction, traditional Appliqué or both.

The Totable Art Bag ™ Features:
• Zippered pocket
• Open pocket
• Drink sleeve
• Zipper top keeps belongings secure
• Stylish braided wrapped handles

Purchase The Totable Art Bag Pattern!