Florida Sewing Sew-ciety - Sewing . . . making a difference in all our lives
We had some great classes and instructors for  2017! 
Check them out!
Classes and instructors for 2018 will be posted as soon as they are confirmed.


Fancy Fabric Flower Pins
w/Magnetic Backs “ Chico Style”
Wed. 3PM

Come and join the group to hone your skills on sculpting beautiful flowers which will be completed with magnetic
fasteners (Chico style) Compare to retail at $25-$30 each.
Kit $5 each Fabrics Vary

Wed   8:30 a.m. –  3:30 pm 

For the sewing enthusiast with glitz!
Loralie's own pattern and specialty sewing theme fabrics with special stabilization and embellished with a zip with glitz, you won't want to miss this 

Kit Fee:  $30 includes pattern, fabrics, special stabilizer and embellished with a special Glitzy Zipper 

Thursday 8:30 - 11:00

Make your own custom tote which will accommodate your serger or small machine. 
Kit Fee $25 – Fabric, zipper, handles and bottom supplied

Sewing Superstar Pincushion/Thread Catcher
WED   1:oo- 3:00

An easy and so very useful project that you will want to make multiples for gifts.
Margaret will teach the how-to of self-binding, a technique that’s perfect for binding charity quilts quickly and easily. She will also demonstrate how the pincushion part of this project may be used for making coasters and even a table topper.
Kit fee: $15 Includes pattern, fabric, interfacing, tubing, and ground walnut shells.

Supplies You’ll Need:
Bring different color threads as you'll have your choice of colored fabric in the kits.
Machine with walking foot and zipper foot plus general sewing supplies.
Clover Wonder Clips are useful.

Wed. 3PM

Supplies You’ll Need:
Bring different color threads as you'll have your choice of colored fabric in the kits.
Machine with walking foot and zipper foot plus general sewing supplies.  Clover Wonder Clips are useful.
These ornaments are great for gift giving and can be made for Holidays and special events. All supplies are included. 
Kit's will be provided - $10
The Classic Wallet

Tues: 8:30-noon

(as redesigned by Sheila Shultz)

Micro-Suede fabric and brass frame and closure. Pockets for credit cards, i.d., etc
Zipper change compartment and cash
Are all just the right size.
May be personalized

Kit Fee: $25 
includes fabric, frame, stabilizer and pattern.
Supplies:  Bring Standard sewing supplies,
Beige poly thread, ruler, marking tool and scissors.

Trunk Show
Monday 7PM

Tuesday  8:30 - all day
Exquisite Tote Bag

This is a one day project on the serger or the sewing machine.  Techniques include working with decorative thread; making Prairie Points; Piping;  straps;  making a Decorative Flower and working with wire.  If you plan to make this totally on the sewing machine you can order an amendment to your kit which will include the Prairie Points, straps and Flower pre sewn with decorative stitches.  Cost $10
For those with Chain stitch they can do their quilting with decorative Chain stitch but if a student does not have this stitch they need to bring their sewing machine to complete the quilting.
Students need to bring to class:
4 threads of regular serger threads in any mixed   colors pink, green, orange and turquoise.
Elastic Foot (if they have one)
Cording Foot (if they have one)
Regular Foot
Threading guide for their machine
pins or clips
For those who are able to do the Cover and Chain Stitch please remember to bring additional white plastic accessory table for machine.
Students using sewing machine should bring a magenta or green thread.  
Class needs
Cutting board and rotary cutter for trimming.
Price of kit is $49 Please note that 7% Sales Tax will be charged making final price  $52.43
If you are planning to make this on your sewing machine there will be an additional fee of $10 and your Prairie Points, straps and flower will be sewn with decorative thread.

Kit includes everything except regular serger thread.


Fit Nice Pattern Fitting
Thursday 10-Noon

If you've taken Judy Kessinger's workshops and bought her patterns,. I will re-measure you and help you fit your pattern. The choices of styles from this one pattern are endless. Create a whole new wardrobe! Review Judy's new Fit Nice System Book .
Class Fee: $10.00

Supplies: FitNice Pattern, Rulers, Pen & Pencils,


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