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 Winter  2018
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COMMUNITY SERVICE
Community Sew-Food Pantry Bags Monday Mar 5 10-3pm Free
Please come and help us make bags for the Sussex Food Pantry. You can cut, press, sew, serge,
whatever help you are able to give is appreciated. Fabric provided.
Ryan's Case for Smiles Friday Mar 16 10-3pm Free
Join us in making pillowcases for Ryan’s Case for Smiles. Bring your sewing machine or serger and we will put
you to work making beautiful pillowcases for area children. If you don’t sew, we need people who can iron, turn them right side out and fold them. Previous sew days produced 100s…how many can we do this time?!
CLUBS
Bernina Club Nadine K. First Thursdays 1pm $15/session or $100 for the year
We are offering Bernina Club now! BERNINA Club has a new look in 2018 if you have participated in the club
at other locations. We will demonstrate how BERNINA feet and accessories can improve your sewing skill set
with fresh, modern inspiration and a technique recipe card for future reference. Each lesson will focus on a
technique and accessory that will help give your sewing a new life. There are 10 meetings this year.
Feb 1,Mar 1, Apr 5, May 3
Bird Walk Wendy R. Third Tuesdays at 1 or 6 PM This is the Block of the Month that the store is doing this
year. It started in Sept but there is still time to join in the fun. The pattern is by Lisa Norton. Contact the store
for more information. There are still kits available. The next BOM will start in Sept of 2018.
Destiny Club Kathy N. Sunday 1pm $10
We meet once a month on the last Sunday and will learn all about this amazing machine and the wonderful
projects you can do. We will have videos, projects, and handouts; maybe even special speakers, from Franks
and beyond! The best part of this club is...we do not bring our machines! They will stay safe at home, waiting
for you to return and continue to create magic with it.
Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 25, Apr 29
Embroidery Club Ann M. Third Wednesdays 6pm $15
Each month we will touch on a different topic in embroidery. Leave your machine at home and just come see
how it is done! Each month you will take home a file for a project to try on your own. Feb 21, March 21, and April 18. See listing for specific programs.
Serger Club Wendy R. Fourth Tuesdays 1pm or 6pm $5
Serger Club meets once a month on the 4th Tuesday. It is a lecture based class, you do not need to bring
your serger. This club is open to owners of any brand of serger. Come to club and learn new techniques get
motivated to use your serger. Bring Show & Tell.
Feb 27, Mar 27, Apr 24
Sewing Club First Saturdays 10am-12pm Free
All are welcome to this free club. It features information on what is new and upcoming at Sew Much More andin the sewing world. The show and tell is awesome! Members volunteer to present short programs, shareinformation or do a demonstration. Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 7, May 5
OPEN SEW
This is your opportunity to schedule some "me" time! Work on projects, socialize with others, and receive
guidance from the educator on duty. 10am-3pm $12
Lynne T. Friday Jan 26
Lynne T. Friday Feb 2
Kristi M. Friday Feb 16
Kristi M. Friday Mar 2
Lynne T. Friday Mar 23
‚ÄčKathy N. Friday April 6
Lynne T. Friday Apr 13
Kristi M. Friday Apr 20
Lynne T. Friday Apr 27
SPECIAL EVENTS AND TRAVEL
Sleep in Your Own Bed Retreat
Wendy/Lynne Friday-Sunday Feb 23-25 12-9 Fri; 9-9 Sat; 10-5 Sun $125
Do you need some uninterrupted sewing time? Do you need a retreat but like sleeping in your own
bed? This is your opportunity! We will have staff in the classroom to give you guidance. Lunch will
be provided each day. Bring your own projects to work on. Limited to the first 10 people who sign
up.
Store Sponsored Retreat at Pilgrim Center
Monday-Thursday Mar 19-22 9am Mon-1pm Thur $285
Doesn't four days of uninterrupted sewing sound like music to your ears? Join us for a retreat at
Pilgrim Center in Green Lake WI. The view from the sewing room is beautiful. Breakfast lunch and
dinner are prepared for you. Two to four persons share a room. All rooms have their own sink. For
more details, you can view the center's website at https://ucci.org/pilgrim-center/ The theme of the
retreat will be UFO's. Bring your projects and get them done. Think how much money you have
invested in those half-done projects! Time to complete them. Wendy will be there to add some
guidance. There will be fun activities for all. The fee includes all your meals, lodging, and sewing
time. More information when you sign up.
Aurifil Thread with Alex Veronelli
Sew Much More Classroom Monday Jul 2
1st lecture 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm and the 2nd lecture 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Free
Alex Veronelli, the Director of Operations at Aurifil is coming from Sarrono, Italy to see us! During the
90 minute Aurifil lecture, you will be delighted with a video that includes a behind the scenes window
into how Aurifil threads are made in the factory in Italy. After the video, is all about recommended
thread weights for projects and care including washing instructions. Last, but not least, is an array of
stunning artworks made using Aurifil threads from top designers in the industry. You will be able to
see and handle these incredible works allowing them to see and feel the difference Aurifil makes in
actual projects!
Sew Much More in Oregon Wednesday-Monday July 11-16 $1495 + air
Join us as we travel to Sisters, Oregon for the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, the largest one day
outdoor quilt show in the country. We will fly to Portland on Wednesday, shop hop our way to Sisters
on Thursday, enjoy the festival and activities Friday and Saturday, shop hop our way back to Portland
on Sunday, and fly home on Monday. More information can be found on our Website
https://www.shopsewmuchmore.com under the Events/Trips tab

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T-shirt quilt Wendy R. Saturdays Jan 27, Feb 10 9am-12pm $45
Have you been wondering what to do with all your t-shirts or the shirts of a loved one? A t-shirt quilt is the
perfect way to extend their usable life and a way to treasure the memories that they hold. This is a method
that Wendy came up with that does not require interfacing and each piece is quilted individually. It is a quilt as you go technique that makes making a t-shirt quilt a breeze.
 
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Let it Snow
Tammy P. Wednesday Jan 24 10am-1pm or Jan 27 1-4 $20
Have you wanted to try hand embroidery? Or perhaps you just love snowmen? Tammy and Wendy have designed a great bench pillow entitled "Let it Snow". We have pre-cut kits available for the class, and also to
purchase if you do not have time to take the class. We will cover different hand embroidery stitches and techniques. Kit Required $25
Quilting with your Walking Foot
Wendy R. Thursday Jan 25 9am-12pm $35
Do you have trouble with free motion quilting? Are you tired of sending quilts out to be quilted? You need to learn how to use your walking foot to quilt big and small projects on your regular sewing machine. A variety of
patterns will be taught, along with a variety of techniques.




Free Motion Quilting

Wendy R. Thursday Jan 25 1-4pm $35
Learn how to drop your feed dogs and make some beautiful designs without having to mark your quilt. Wendy will lead you on the journey to being a confident free motion quilter.