2019 MFA Southeast Regional Workshop

October 25 - October 26

Friday, Oct. 25

Registration
12:30–1 pm

Shop Tour
1–2 pm

Fabricating a U-Zip with a Flap/Upselling Enclosures
2:15–3:30 pm
Keith Purves, MFC, Trivantage, LLC
Step-by-step methods for fabricating a U-Zip with a built-in rain flap on an enclosure and how to create a sales kit of samples to upsell enclosure panels.

Break
3:30–3:45 pm

Techniques for Fabricating A Knee Roll Cushion
3:45–5 pm
Kathryn J Maisto, MFC, Fairwinds Canvas
Learn quick and simple techniques of fabricating a cushion with a berm edge. 

Meet and Greet
5–6 pm
Get social and make new connections while renewing old friendships.

 

Saturday, Oct. 26

Breakfast and Sponsor Giveaways
8–8:55 am

Sewing Machine Session
9–10:30 am
Speaker to be announced.
Valuable tips on industrial sewing machines.

Break
10:30–10:45 am

Upholstery Patterning
10:45–Noon
Steven Wayne, Southern Stitch Canvas & Upholstery, LLC
Upholstery patterning before breakdown and pattern capturing for digital uses. 

Lunch
Noon–1 pm
Enjoy lunch while growing your network.

Table Top Exhibits
1–3 pm
Solve your manufacturing and sourcing issues with expert advice from industry professionals.

Exploring Cockpit Cover Options
3:15–4 pm
Leo Pohlmann, Uncharted Marine Canvas, Inc.
Discover fabricating and hardware options both readymade and constructed for cockpit covers. 

Tools, Tips and Tricks
4–4:30 pm
Bring your mini-demo, tool, tip, or trick to share with fellow fabricators.
*Schedule subject to change.

​Hotel Information

Hilton Garden Inn Gulfport Airport
14108 Airport Rd, Gulfport, MS 39503
Phone: 1 228 863 4996
BOOK HERE

**Use code MFA to take advantage of the special rate**

 

2019 MFA Southeast Workshop Full Registration – IFAI Member $225 / Non-Member $275
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Details

Starts:
October 25 8:00 am

Ends:
October 26 5:00 pm

Event Categories:

Organizer:
Christine Gerard

Phone:
651-225-6926

Email:
cmgerard@ifai.com

Venue:
Venue: Southern Stitch Canvas & Upholstery, LLC

Address:
14335 Creosote Rd Gulfport, MS 39503

Website:
https://www.southernstitch.com/