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Winter 2023 Calendar

The calendar for Winter 2023 is below.  Workshops are in Bold type, and the supply lists for each workshop are in the next article.

Friday, January 6               Business Meeting, 10:00am

Tuesday, January 10        Ann and Barbara

Thursday, January 13    

Friday, January 17

Friday, January 20

Tuesday, January 24

Friday, January 27

Tuesday, January 31 

Friday, February 3

Tuesday, February 7

Friday, February 10

Tuesday, February 14         

Friday, February 17             

Tuesday, February 21

Friday, February 24

Tuesday, February 28 

Friday, March 3

Tuesday, March 7

Friday, March 10

Tuesday, March 14

Friday, March 17

Tuesday, March 21

Friday, March 24

Tuesday, March 28

Friday, March 31


Winter 2023 Workshop Supply Lists


To download a PDF file with the supply lists and pictures for all four workshops, CLICK HERE.

Sew-n-Sews Workshops 2023


Ann Mason and Barbara Hansen Instructors
Placemats or Table Topper

Mason Hansen 1

Mason Hansen 2  

                                                                       Optional center embroidery


Placemats 4 6
feature fabric 2/3 yd (60 cm) 1 1/8 yd (1 m)
coordinate 1/2 yd (45 cm) 5/8 yd (55 cm)
backing & batting
(based on 45" width).  
1 yd (90 cm) 1 3/8 yd (1.25 m)

 Placemat size 14.5" x 14.5" (37 cm x 37 cm)

 Table Toppers  medium  large
 feature fabric  1/3 yd (30 cm)  5/8 yd (55 cm)
 coordinate  1/3 yd (30 cm)  1/2 yd (45 cm)
 backing and batting  2/3 yd (60 cm)  3/4 yd (70 cm)

   Table Topper size
        medium  19.5" x 19.5" (50 cm x 50 cm) 
        large       24.5" x 24.5" (62 cm x 62 cm)


Chris Beadle Instructor
Fabric Box

beadle fabric box

Beautiful fabric boxes. They are perfect for co-workers, small gifts... or just keep them around the house. Make them for Birthdays, Christmas, Valentines Day, 4th of July.


2 10 x 10" fabric squares
1 10 x 10" batting square
buttons (4)


Sewing machine
Pins (optional)
Iron and Iron board or pad


Suzanne Shelton Instructor
Easy Bargello Wallhanging

Bargello wallhanging


Supply List- 1 1/2 yards of gradation fabric

Bargello fabricSuzanne used this one



Kathryn Hoppe Instructor
BQ2 Quilt

Shelton Bargello masculine quilt

BQ2 Maple Island Quilts

Size: 54" x 67 1/2"

This beautiful up-tempo quilt is made from just 3 fabrics, one of which is a large print focus fabric. And if you wish to be creative with your embroidery machine, the focus fabric could be various embroideries. Follow this link for a gallery of photos to help you choose your 3 fabrics. BQ Nation - Maple Island Quilts

Fabric Requirements:

Large Lap- 20 13 1/2" blocks= 54" x 67 1/2"

(Note that the fabrics in this pattern are listed as a letter, so we should stick with that nomenclature of fabric A, D, L).

Shelton Bargello block

Fabric A: (focus fabric)- 1 1/2 yards or 20 9 1/2' squares

Fabric D: (accent fabric)- 1 1/4 yards 

Fabric L: (background fabric)- 1 1/2 yards

Binding: 5/8 yard

Backing: 3 1/2 yards

Batting: 60" x 74"



Gail Frenz Instructor
Pillow or Wallhanging

Finished pillow: 18x18

Frenz pillow 1   Frenz pillow 2 


1 charm pack or assorted print fabrics
1-1/4 yards of background fabric



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