Sit & Stitch

Thursday,  June 14 – Project Pincusion – Our July guest speaker is Donna diNatale, a board member of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum.  Pincushions are being donated to the gift shop and then sold to raise money for future exhibits.  We would like to send Donna home with a basket full of new pincushions for this worthy project.  We are very excited that Nichole Dakiewicz (Modern Handcraft) has give BVQG permission to use her fun Hexie pincushion tutorial for this project.  Please watch her YouTube tutorial at the link below. Attendees need to bring their sewing machine, scissors, pins, fabric glue, needle, thread, and cotton charm squares.  Bring wool felt pieces if you have them to make small hexies for the project.  Bring fabric glue or glue sticks if you have them.  BJ will supply wool felt, batting and extra bottles of fabric glue for those who don’t have them.  Feel free to make other pincushion designs at this Sit and Stitch.  We hope to have another new pattern available.
Modern Handcraft/Hexie Pin Cushion Tutorial

Thursday, June 28Let’s make a T-Shirt Quilt!  Mindy Peterson will lead us in this workshop to make a T-shirt quilt .  You can sign up at the May or June guild meetings.  $5.00 fee for this workshop.  After signing up and paying fee, you will receive a supply list.

Thursday, July 12 – Round Table Topper / Wallhanging  –  Janette Sheldon will be leading us in this workshop. We will begin signups at the June meeting. This project uses a ruler that we used for the curved table runner in a previous Sit and Stitch. Pay your $5 and get your supply list.

Thursday, July 26 – Christmas Workshop – Stephanie Dodson will introduce us to a Christmas tree table runner, lap quilt or even a larger quilt.  Pay the $5 fee and receive your supply list.

Thursday August 23 – Rug Project – More information at the July meeting.rug

Looking forward – we have a Christmas Project workshop scheduled.  Watch for the details next month!!


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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