March Madness Class Schedule

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     Hey there everyone time for the new class list.  Sorry that it is coming so late but time slipped away from me last month.  We have been very  busy at the Sew Sistah Sew Studio getting ready to bring you new classes.  Stitching samples and getting pictures ready to show.

     We had alot of fun making our sewing machine covers, chair pin cushions, and of course our miniature class.  Which has been a great class to learn new techniques but not having to put them into a large quilt.

     I hope this finds you all well and enjoying the nice crisp weather we are all experiencing.  I know for me it helps with the hot flashes.

 

March 8, 2013

UFO Nite

4-8 pm

10$

Bring all your unmentionables and we will get them taken care of.  If you have a project that maybe did not get finished in a previous class bring it and we will get the job done.

Space is limited so hurry and sign up and I will put you down on the list.  It will pizza time again with desert and drink provided by me.

March 12, 2013

Beginning Cross Stitch

5-7pm

25$ Class fee

Kit ???

We will be working on cute something or other for Easter.  This project will be mounted on a box teaching you another way to finish off your projects.

March 14, 2013

Lakeland sewing Expo

I will be attending this great expo hope you all can get down there to see all the goings on. Looks like it will be a fun day.

March 15, 2013

UFO NITE

4-8pm

10$

Bring any project that you need help with and we will get it done for you.  We will be getting pizza and I will provide the desert and the drink. Hope you all can make it.  We do have such a great time.

March 19, 2013

Potato Chip Bags

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5-8 pm

25$ Class fee

9$ pattern

Supplies needed:

  • 1 fat quarter (purse front and back)
  • 1 fat quarter (lining front, back, & 2 Lining pockets)
  • 1 fat quarter (front pocket /strap)
  • 1/2 yard fusible mid weight interfacing 44″ wide 1 yard if 22″ wide
  • 1 sheet of plastic canvas
  • sewing machine walking foot
  • thread to match
  • usual sewing supplies

These are great little bags that you can throw over your should and wear to all the upcoming craft or quilt shows.  Just big enough to hold all you 100$ bills.  And maybe a credit card or two.

March 21, 2013

Bertha” miniature class.

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5-8 pm

25$

From the book 3 x’s a charm from Leisure Arts( JoAnn’s or Amazon.com)

Supplies needed:

  • 1 charm pack or 36 assorted 5″ x 5″ squares
  • 1/4 yard white/light fabric for block centers and borders
  • 1/4 yard binding fabric
  • 1 yard for backing
  • 33′ x 36″ batting for putting it all together.

Come and join us for some great fun.  You know we all love to make quilts, but how many big ones do we need?(A lot)  With these smaller quilts we can decorate or rooms with them our walls with them or even our table tops with them.  I use mine all over the house.

March 26, 2013

Woven Dish towel Apron

tea towel apron

25$ class fee

12.oo kit and pattern

5-7pm

Supplies needed:

  • fabric marking pencil
  • sewing machine
  • basic sewing supplies
  • thread to match

These aprons are such a great idea for those of you who love to cook, barbeque, bake and even for crafting.  They are definitely came be done for that favorite women in your life or that favorite man.( minus the YoYo)  You will have fun matching up fabric to towel to get a great and unique apron for that someone special.  I even put a large K in the center for my daughter Kami.  I think It turned out sew cute.

March 28, 2013

Eva’s Sewing Basket Pattern

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5-8pm

25$ class fee

12.50 Pattern

Supplies needed:

  • 5/8 yard of fabric
  • 3/4 yard for lining, binding, trim and pin cushion
  • 7/8 yard 20″ wide two-sided fusible extra firm craft stabilizer(pel-tex or tim-tex)
  • 1-1/8 yard 20″ wide fusible interfacing
  • coordinating thread
  • sewing machine
  • walking foot
  • sewing tools

A very portable basket with a fun twist.  Take your projects anywhere and it is very helpful keeping your sewing and crafting supplies organized.  Would make great gifts.

March 29, 2013

UFO Nite

4-8pm

10$

come on come all and bring those pesky projects so that we can help you to complete them.  We get pizza for dinner and I will make a delicious desert and marvelous sweet tea or water if you prefer.

March 30, 2013

Quilted fabric covered Chipwood basket

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10-3pm

30$ class fee

9$ pattern

supplies needed:

  • 1-1/2 yard two sided quilted fabric
  • 1 package of double fold bias binding (Yikes! I know but this WILL make your life easier in this application)
  • 2 yards of 2″ wide lace for around the outside of your basket
  • pieces of scrap batting to cover the raw material of your basket
  • matching thread
  • sewing machine
  • walking foot
  • usual sewing supplies

I just love these baskets so easy and sew cute to take with you to classes.  We will be making the large version of this basket but I will give you directions for the small one too.  I made the small one for my daughter Kami when she was a little thing.  I made into a little sewing kit  for her.  She would put her cross stitch supplies in it to take on trips.  Everyone would comment on it.

I will provide the baskets and will have them ready for you to work on.  You can find the fabric needed for this project at JoAnn’s or even online from Moda at fatquartershop.com. They come in beautiful colors ways.  However quite pricey.  They run about 20.00 per yard.  At least at JoAnn’s you can use your coupon for it and get it at a 40% discount.  I have seen some pretty ones there.

Bring lunch and I will provide desert and drink.

Thanks for reading my blog and participating in my classes.  You are all what makes the Sew Sistah Sew Studio a great success.   Come sit and sew awhile,  we will have a great time together.

Thanks,

Tracy ( Head Sew-cialite)

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