Education and Outreach

Wool Parka Making Blitz with Debbie Winston

Make a wool parka in a weekend (and a bit)! Seamstress Debbie Winston will guide the participants in making a lined wool parka in three days.

Dates/ times: March 10-13 2017

  • Friday March 10, 6pm-9pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10-5 (with 1 hr lunch break)
  • Monday March 13, 6-9pm

Location: KIAC Classroom
Cost: $108 for KIAC Members, $120 for Non-Members
Required Supplies:

  • Sewing machine
  • 90/14 size needles (at least) – also available for purchase from instructor
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Pins and/or weights
  • Measuring tape
  • Zipper – also available for purchase from instructor
  • Wool Fabric (or old wool blanket)- 60 inches (150cm) wide, and at least 118 inches (3 metres) in length.
  • Inner lining Fabric (kasha lining, windproof lining, rayon, poly, anything smooth- not flannel)
  • *If you would also like to bring fabric to make a shell (gore-tex, etc), there will be time to measure and cut the material, but not to sew it.
  • You’re welcome to contact the instructor if you have questions about supplies: Debbie Winston –

Drop by KIAC to register, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, or call 993-5005


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