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Make it Sew - Public Sewing Meetup

Have you always wanted to learn to sew? Or maybe you know how to sew but want a group to sew with. At Make It Sew we will have fun creating useful items with fabric, thread and a sewing machine.

Due to space limitations for this day, we will be capping this Meetup at 15 people.  Please RSVP below.  There will be a wait list, so please let us know if you will be unable to make it.

Members and non-members welcome! 

All levels are welcome and we will work on a variety of projects over time. Sometimes we will use store bought patterns and sometimes we won't.

This week I can only be with the group from 10-11:30. During that first hour and a half we will make a lined zippered pouch. You can use the rest of the time to work on UFOs (Un-Finished Objects)

For the zippered pouch you'll need:

• Fat Quarter (or 2 if you'd like to make the lining different)

• 1/4yd Fusible Fleece

• 9" or 10" zipper (Any color you'd like)

• Scraps of fabric or ribbon for embellishing your bag.

Other Supplies:

• Sewing machine and manual

• Thread

• Rotary Cutter and Mat (Mat is optional as there are mats at TechShop)

• Basic Sewing Kit 

• If you have a portable ironing board and iron, this project does take a lot of pressing along the way so it would be helpful to have, but not required 

The group will ultimately decide the directions we take with projects to make sure everyone has fun and makes items that are of interest to them!

For questions, comment here or e-mail [masked]

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  • Casey J.

    Andrea and I should be getting that nailed down ASAP!!

    2 · May 7, 2014

  • Sharon H.

    Is there a date and project planned for May?

    1 · May 5, 2014

  • Karla H.

    This was SEW much fun! I hope we get to have another one SOONER rather than later. ;)
    Andrea we joined TechShop too!

    May 5, 2014

  • Sherrell

    Thanks so much for hosting this event Andrea. I enjoyed doing my very first sewing project with you and also the rest of the lovely ladies I meet. Can't wait for next months Make-it-sew to get here!!

    1 · April 26, 2014

  • Jackieatxgirl

    Y'all have fun this month! I have another commitment that has come up. Can't wait for the next time.

    April 22, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry my hubby has to work Saturday so I can't make it now

    April 22, 2014

  • Andrea B.

    Hi everyone! I've updated the info on what we'll be making. Can't wait to see everyone!

    April 21, 2014

  • Olga C.

    Sorry can't make it this month. Will be out of town.. Have Fun without me.

    April 20, 2014

  • Sharon H.

    Amelia, yes, you bring all of your own things. But until they post what the project is, you can't purchase your supplies! And no snacks are provided.

    April 19, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Sorry... no snacks are provided or no I don't need to bring snacks because they are provided ... lol

      April 19, 2014

    • Andrea B.

      You are welcome to bring snacks if you like!

      1 · April 19, 2014

  • Andrea B.

    Sorry all! I will post the project asap! We will do a small projects and then the last 2 hours or so will be free time to sew any unfinished projects as I'll be teaching a class for the longarm quilter

    April 19, 2014

  • Sharon H.

    When you decide what you are going to make, could I possibly have the pattern? I am not able to make the meeting after all. I do enjoy the meet up. Can't wait to come again.

    April 18, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Do I need to bring anything like fabric or my sewing machine? Or snacks?

    April 18, 2014

  • Sharon H.

    What will the project be?

    April 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    This is the busiest Saturday for me. :(

    April 16, 2014

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