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Sew-N-Sews news

The beautiful display of items made by the Sew-N-Sews

Pat Kovarik Were you able to attend the Community Days last month? If you were, you probably saw the display of beautiful items created by Sew-N-Sew members. This is a very talented group! Are you interested in learning more about the Sew-N-Sews? Are you in need of inspiration to get those creative juices flowing? Or…

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…

Dolly Dressers on summer hiatus

Viv Sloane Our last meeting until September 2017 was attended by four members. We have two new ladies who joined us; Barbara Kase and Linda Nicolin. We sorted through newly-donated fabric and that in the cabinet. A short meeting followed, since several women had to leave early. Underprivileged or homeless boys and girls are very…

Dolly Dressers prepare Easter Baskets

Eight ladies attended the April meeting of Dolly Dressers. Two will be leaving later in the month to go back to their summer homes. Donations were sorted, although we didn’t receive much since our last meeting. We filled 55 small bags with candy to be used in Easter baskets. Helen’s Hope Chest will be getting…

Sew-N-Sews to hear from Linda Larson April 12

Linda Larson

Linda Larson Sew-N-Sews will be presenting former member Linda Larsen on April 12 at Sun Lakes Country Club at 1:00 p.m. Guests are welcome. Members will also be voting on the new slate of officers for 2017 and 2018. Linda has taught many types of sewing in her life. She has designed patterns, traveled, taught…

Bernina Connection speaks to Sew-N-Sews

Diane and Val from The BERNINA Connection

Diane and Val from The Bernina Connection will be speaking at the Sun Lakes Sew-N-Sews on Wednesday, March 8. Last year was an exciting one for them as they traveled to both Bernina International factories. They traveled to Thailand in January to see the factory in Chiang Mai and in September, they had their second…

Bead embellishment on clothing and art quilts

Rose Mary, designer of clothing patterns under her Sewfast Design label, teaches beading classes as embellishment or jewelry making at Monica’s Quilt and Bead Creations in Palm Desert and Road to California in Ontario, CA.

Mary Jameson Rose Mary has always loved working with beads and all things sparkly. Her first beading project was actually her wedding bouquet, a huge assortment of ivory roses and baby’s breath all made in the French Beaded Flower technique. Since then, she has been designing fashion in various mediums for over 30 years, first…