Tag: sewing

Desert Thread members prepare for annual Quilt Show

With the Arizona Quilters Guild Quilt Show opening on March 21 through March 23, 2019, at the Mesa Convention Center, many Desert Thread members are busy putting finishing touches on their show quilts. This is the first year Desert Thread members will have their quilts adjudicated by two nationally-ranked judges with a written score sheet.…

Sew-N-Sews annual event

  Christmas is in the air! It’s time for the members of Sew-N-Sews to celebrate with their annual event. This year, it’s a luncheon you won’t want to miss! The date is our usual meeting date, the second Wednesday, December 12th. The time is noon. Make a note of that, since it is an hour…

Sew-N-Sews news

  Hope you were able to attend our October meeting. Six ladies displayed and discussed the purses they made. Classes were offered to members to make their own custom purse. Our November meeting will be a representative from Calico Corners sharing information on quick decorating changes with pillows and table covers. You don’t want to…

Sew-n-Sews meeting notice

  Pat Kovarik We’re back again hoping to see you at our first Sew-N-Sews meeting of the new year. Actually, it’s not New Year, but the start of our new year. Our year starts in September, and we go through May. Our meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in…

Sew-N-Sews news

  Pat Kovarik Today’s message is a reminder to the members of Sew-N-Sews that April 11 is the date of our annual luncheon. We usually have this in May; however, we’re hoping that more of the members will be able to attend before “flying off” to cooler climates. Sign-up for the luncheon was at the…

Sew-N-Sews news

  Pat Kovarik We have another interesting and informative program planned for our March 14 meeting. Pam and Kay from Mulqueen’s Sewing will give us information on interfacing and stabilizers. What is the difference between the two? How do you determine which type to use? How best to use it? Did I hit on a…

Sew-n-Sews news

  Pat Kovarik Welcome to the New Year. Have you made resolutions? Is one of them to do things you want to do rather than things you have to do? Is one of those “want to do” to be more creative, be challenged, just have fun? Well the Sew-N-Sews is a good fit for you.…

Sew-N-Sews news

Pat Kovarik You see the Sew-N-Sews name and article every month. Do you ever wonder what we do or what we’re about? Why don’t you come and see? We do all sorts of sewing: garments, quilts, embroidery, and we even have beading classes; we’re always learning new things or new ways of doing “old” things.…

Sew-N-Sews class update

Pat Kovarik The Sew-N-Sews, a club for anyone interested in any type of needlework, will be offering the following classes for members in October: Beginning applique featuring a seasonal towel of the month; beginning quilting featuring a table runner, microwave bowl pads and a heart-shaped pot holder. There are three beading classes to choose from,…

Sew-N-Sews news

Pat Kovarik It’s the start of a “new year” for the Sew-N-Sews. We have some exciting programs and many classes planned for this year. Our first meeting of the year will be Wednesday, September 13, at 1:00 p.m. in the Navajo Room of Sun Lakes Country Club (Phase 1). Penny Sturgis, a designer of purses…