Floral Wall Hanging

At the Sew-N-Sews Luncheon last March, seventeen members said they would like Gail to teach a class based on her Floral Wall Hanging. Gail would like to be clear that this is not her pattern. She saw some similar pieces (see photos at the end of this article) at the quilt show in Fort Myers last January. She doesn’t know who deserves the credit for this pattern, and will do her best to teach it based on how she made it.

Gails Wall Hanging

To make this wall hanging you will need 1 yard of floral fabric, and 1 yard of solid color fabric (black in Gail's example above).  It's best if the solid fabric matches the background color of the floral fabric as closely as possible.  The plan is for Gail to teach this class after the 2019 Shop Hop in Florida; HOWEVER, Gail suggests you try to find appropriate fabric over the summer and fall. She purchased her fabric at a shop we visited at last February’s Sew-N-Sew Shop Hop, but this turquoise/black fabric was the only one she saw that was appropriate. You may have better luck finding an appropriate fabric in your home area. In addition, if you purchase the fabric at home, the chances are that your finished wall hanging will be unique!

Here are the photos Gail took at the Fort Myers quilt show, showing other examples of floral fabric appropriate for this project:

Ft Meyers Show 1  Ft Meyers Show 2

Ft Meyers Show 3  Ft Meyers Show 4

If you have questions about this project, you can reach Gail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Surgical Hats for Pediatric Surgical Patients

Golisano Children's Hospital needs surgical caps for their pediatric surgical patients.  Sew-N-Sews are asking members to each make one surgical cap this summer, and bring it in the fall to donate to Golisano.  Instructions for making the surgical caps can be downloaded by clicking here:

Pediatric Surgical Caps Instructions

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Winter 2018 Past Project Info

Click on the links below to open PDF files with copies of the Winter 2018 project information and pictures that were previously on the Sew-N-Sews web site.

Bulls-Eye Blocks

* Bulls-Eye Block Instructions
* Bulls-Eye Block Additional Info and Pictures

Snippets Supply List

Bargello Placemats Supply List

Jeans Purse Supply List

Laurie's Microwave Bowls

Seminole-Pieced Hostess Towels

* Seminole-Pieced Towels Supply List
* Seminole-Pieced Towels Instructions

Swirled Placemats Supply List

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2018 Annual Meeting and Show & Tell

On March 13, 2018 the Sew-N-Sews held their annual meeting/planning session, along with a show and tell where members displayed their completed projects from the 2017-18 season.

Annual Meeting Group

Annual Meeting Cake

To see pictures of member's completed projects from the Show and Tell Click Here.

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Sew-n-Sews Support SPARCC

SARCC

The Sew-N-Sews are supporting the Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center for Desoto and Charlotte Counties.

  • Donations are accepted for personal toiletry items for the women, as well as diapers and wipes for the infants. Travel sized as well as full sized items can be provided for the 18 bed safe house.  A box labeled SPARCC is available at coffees and in the AC on Tuesdays & Fridays for your donations.

Thank you for your ongoing support.

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