2019 MFA Southeast Regional Workshop

October 25 - October 26

Friday, Oct. 25

Registration and Shop Tour │1 – 2:00 pm

Welcome & Announcements │2:00 – 2:15 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 – 5:00 pm

Kathryn J Maisto, MFC, Fairwinds Canvas (Racine, WI)
Learn quick and simple techniques of fabricating a cushion with a berm edge.

Meet & Greet │5:00 – 6:00 pm

Get social and make new connections while renewing old friendships held at the workshop location.

 

Saturday, Oct. 26

Breakfast and Sponsor Giveaways │ 8 – 8:55 am

Announcements │ 8:55 – 9:00 am

Sewing Machine Session │9:00 – 10:30 am
To be announced.

Break │10:30 – 10:45 am

Upholstery Patterning │10:45 – 12:00 Noon

Steven Wayne, Southern Stitch Canvas & Upholstery (Gulfport, MS)
Upholstery patterning before breakdown and pattern capturing for digital uses.

Lunch │ 12:00 Noon – 1 pm
Enjoy lunch while you grow your network.

Table Top Exhibits │ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Solve your manufacturing and sourcing issues with expert advice from industry experts.

Exploring Cockpit Cover Options │3:15 – 4:00 pm

Leo Pohlmann, Uncharted Marine Canvas, Inc. (Gulf Breeze, FL)
Discover fabricating and hardware options both readymade and constructed for cockpit covers.

Tools Tips and Tricks │4:00 – 4:30 pm

*Agenda and speakers subject to change

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Details

Starts:
October 25 8:00 am

Ends:
October 26 5:00 pm

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Organizer:
Magda Ronnningen

Phone:
651-225-6942

Email:
mronningen@ifai.com

Venue:
Southern Stitch Canvas & Upholstery LLC, Gulfport, MS

Address:
14335 Creosote Rd Gulfport, MS 39503

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