Florida Sewing Sew-ciety

Sewing . . . making a difference in all our lives

Classes and instructors for 2019 

CLASS SCHEDULES AND INSTRUCTORS ARE:

JAN SQUIRES

Poinsettia Pillow

Tuesday 1:30PM

This beautiful pillow is sewn on red satin petals and green grunge leaves. Attached to a white grunge pillow cover. Bring your beads/pins or go to Beall's outlet and purchase something special for the center embellishment.

Kit: $25 Includes templates, all fabrics, Bosal foam and polyfil.

Bring dark green, red and brown poly threads 80/12 Top stitch needle and paper scissors

ITH Christmas Angel (Dolls & Daydreams)

Wednesday 1:30PM

Suitable as a tree topper! This adorable angel all decked out in Christmas fabrics

will brighten the holidays and touch the hearts of young and not so young. 

Embroidery Machine provided if you don't own one.

Kit $25 Includes all fabrics, design and polyfil.

Please specify hair color 

Bring embroidery arm (Min 9x14" hoop), threads for eyes, hair, white, goldtone, red and green.

MARGARET TRAVIS

CUP Carrier

Tuesday 8:30- Noon

This Cup Carrier fits snugly over those red cups, plus most insulated cups. It can be carried over the arm, hung from a chair or your seat at a ball game. It holds them in a secure grip.

Cup Carrier is the inspiration of a new pattern designer, Karen Wilson.

Precut kit makes this class relaxing and Fun! 

Kit: $10

Includes pattern, fabric, interfacing, and choice of trims.

Bring: neutral thread and scissors.

and.....

AT YOUR FINGERTIPS BASKET

Tuesday 8:30-Noon

You need this! Stay in your chair and just reach for your most used items as you sew.

Handy looped pockets of various sizes surround the interior and hold spools of thread, seam ripper, 6" ruler, etc. The convenient 8.5x5.5"finished size fits nicely next to your machine and features two easy-carry handles. Great thread catcher at your serger station too!

Kit Fee: $20

includes pre-cut fabrics, interfacings, instructions and 4 buttons.

Bring Size 14 or denim needle, thread, scissors

MARTHA MITCHELL

Bionic Needle Wallet

Wednesday 8:30 - Noon

The Bionic Needle Wallet is a great place to store your needles plus has a needle parking lot for the gently used needles you remove from your machine but can be used again! It is a fun, but very useful project.

KIT FEE $17.00

includes the pattern and printed on fabric needle parking lot

and.....

Portable Ironing Pad

Wednesday 8:30- Noon

BONUS: After you finish the Wallet, you may choose to also make a Portable Ironing Pad.

It is made using an empty fabric bolt! Quick and easy! There is even a pocket on the back to hold your 24" ruler!

You will need to bring your fabric for the ironing pad. You will need two pieces of fabric, cut to 9 5/8” X 26” (cover) and

1 piece (ruler pocket), cut to 9 5/8” X 21” and pocket trim piece cut to 9 5/8” X 2”.

KIT Fee: $10.00

Please indicate on registration form if you are making both. Or just the Needle Wallet.

GENERAL SUPPLY LIST:

Sewing machine (Don’t forget the power cord and foot pedal)

Quarter inch presser foot

Teflon foot if you have one

Neutral thread

#12 Needle

SUE SPINICELLI

Denim Cross-Body Bag

Wednesday 1:30PM

With decorative , this bag makes the perfect vacation or On-the-Go purse.

Just big enough for your essentials.

Inside cell phone pocket plus a zipper pocket for your valuables. Outside pocket has a decorative trim.

Kit $27

Kit includes all pre-cut fabrics, zipper, hardware and trim.

Supplies needed: Thread - Navy or Denim blue

Optional: Yellow Topstitching thread

90/14 Needle, Zipper foot and basic supplies 

EDIE TOWNSEND

Roll Up Visor

Thursday 8:30 - Noon

Adorable and Practical Roll-up Visor

Great to take traveling or being outside in the Florida sunshine.

Kit Fee: $25.

Includes all fabrics, stabilizers and pattern.

Bring White poly thread, bobbins, pins, scissors, machine and accessories

WEDNESDAY EVENING:

Challenge:   to be announced later in October

Please register for challenge!

1st Place

2nd Place -

MARIE DARROW

Seascape Wall Hanging

Thursday 8:30am

Escape to the shore! Relax as you use your creativity to turn several colors of tulle and shells into your own private beach’s shoreline using folding and tucking techniques to make a 3-D

wall hanging. The handy 9 ½” x 9 ½” finished size will fit nicely into any small space…how about over your machine? No two will be alike.

Kit $25

Kit Includes: Pre-cut fabrics, interfacings, batting, pre-drilled natural seashells, sea glass, beads and small eye needle.

Kit $25

Kit Includes: Pre-cut fabrics, interfacings, batting, pre-drilled natural seashells, sea glass, beads and small eye needle.

Supplies needed: Neutral color of 50 wt. thread, scissors.