Sit & Stitch

Thursday – February 20 – Pay It Forward

Note:  Due to winter weather conditions, the February 13 Sit & Stitch was postponed to February 20.  We have scheduled a meeting room at the Central Library, 9875 West 87th Street from 9:00 am to 12:45 pm. Please bring cutting boards, very sharp rotary cutters, long rulers. We will be cutting kits and then we will be able to sew the next week, Thursday, February 27th. Please let me know if you are able to attend,

We will be making walker/wheelchair bags for the residents of Rose Estates to thank them for allowing us to use the Rose Estates community room for our Sit & Stitch meetings.  If you have taught a workshop, attended a workshop, or would like to help make these bags — Please Come!  New Members – this is a good time for you to join us to meet other members and participate in our Sit & Stitch meetings.

If you have a walker/wheelchair bag pattern you would like to use, please bring it.  Heavier fabrics such as upholstery, duck fabric, or quilted fabrics can be used.  If you would like to use cotton, perhaps interfacing would make it heavier for this use.  Have extra interfacing — Bring it!

We have had donations of fabric, so if you don’t have any fabrics you would like to use just come and we will put you to work.

Thursday – February 27 – Pay It Forward (2nd meeting)

We will continue with the work we started on February 20.  We hope to make many bags and need your help.

Thursday – March 12 – Trixie Zip Pouch

ibbybagIbby Rollert will lead the workshop in making the “Trixie Zip Pouch” workshop.  Fee is $5 plus pattern and supplies of $6 for a total cost of $11.00.  Sign up at the February or March meeting.  Pay the fees and receive a supply list.

Thursday – March 26 – Discovering Your Feet

FeetLeta Richards and Pam Gardner will lead this workshop on March 26.  They will help you discover what all those feet will do on your sewing machine.  Round up your machine and all those little feet and come prepared to discover new ways and techniques.  If you have a foot or two that you find useful, please come prepared to show.  Workshop fee is $5.  Sign up at the February or March meeting by paying the $5 fee.

Thursday – April 23 – Its Not Your Basic Blue Bag

lynnbagLynn Droege will lead this workshop with sign ups starting in February.  We are starting sign ups early in order to order supplies.  The cost of the workshop is $5 plus supplies for a total of $45.  Pay your workshop fee, supply fee, and sign up to receive your supply list.  The cost does not include fabrics.  There will be no refunds of workshop fee or supplies fee.  If you need to cancel, please find someone to take your place or you can make the bag on your own.

Sit & Stitch usually meets every 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month at Rose Estates, located at 127th & Antioch in Overland Park. Park on the south side and enter through the lower level doors.

At each Sit & Stitch, there is either a workshop led by a BVQG member or a time for members to come and sew on their own projects. Arrival time is 9:30 a.m. with workshops starting at 10:00 a.m.

Participants bring their lunch.

BVQG members are always welcome to come even if they are not signed up for a workshop. Sit & Stitch is a good way to get acquainted with other members.

If you have questions concerning Sit & Stitch please contact Wilma Lamfers.

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