MimiG Conference Recap! 2017

So I attended the MimiG conference over the weekend, and as usual I was throughly impressed. I stayed in the JW Marriott where the conference was hosted.  As usual we had 3 full days jam-packed with events. Here is a list of the events for conference:

Day1:   Fashion Show

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The conference attendees had the option to come up with their own twist in original Mimi G patterns and tutorials. Every time I see the different looks, I always get inspired. The pictures above were my ultimate faves. I didn’t include all my faves because it was soooo much! All the attendees in the show did fantastic!


Day 2:  Class Is In Session!

I signed up for certain classes for this day. I registered for the 1st class called Wardrobe Planning taught by Joy Macdonell. This class was soooo much fun!! She gave me some ideas in regards to fully planning my wardrobe. When I’m sewing a new wardrobe, there are certain things that I need to be considerate of. What’s the season in that state? What are my season colors? etc. I cannot wait to fully start planning my wardrobe in a more organized fashion! Here are some pictures below:





I will say, those Faber Castell colored pencils are what I need in my life!! These are perfect for fashion illustrations.

After the wardrobe planning class, I moved onto the next class. The next class was called A Guide to Lingerie with Maddie Flanigan. I absolutely loved this class!!! I finally conquered my fear of sewing lingerie. Take a look at the pictures below (this was more of an instructional workshop then a hands-on like the first class I was in.)



We then took a lunch break and babylock sewing came to chat with us about sewing machines and sergers!! We also went to the lobby area to socialize and take pictures!IMG_4693












I even got a chance to meet some of my favorite sewing bloggers!!!

Rosy Pena & I!


Brittany Jones & I

The last 2 classes were Working with Leather & Fur along with Cool Tricks. Both classes were taught by Couture Designer Kenneth King! Here are pictures of both of the classes!:IMG_4706




Day 3: Fabric Shopping Trip!!

This is the one thing I’m sooo excited about for this entire conference! Taking a trip to downtown LA onto the garment district!!!!!! It’s pretty self-explanatory, here are the pictures:

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If you missed the conference , I feel bad for you son!

This one was the last one, and now she’s done!

Until we meet again Mimi G! I learned so much about lingerie, and furs! I hope you plan to have more events in the future, I look forward to your future endeavors.

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