May 29, 2017
  • Memorial Day

    May 29, 2017

June 2, 2017
  • Critter-of-the-Month Club

    June 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Let Tessa introduce you to her Fancy Forest critter friends in this delightful sampler quilt featuring some of Elizabeth Hartman’s most popular block designs, including Fancy Fox, Hazel Hedgehog, Bunny, Allie Owl, Thistle, and newcomer Frances Firefly. Each month Tessa will introduce you to a new Critter that you can then turn into a small quilt or make a whole gaggle of your favorite ones! All blocks are sewn with simple straight and diagonal seams. No templates or paper piecing!

    Instructor: Tessa Walker

    Skill Level: Confident Beginner

    Requirements: Elizabeth Hartman’s Fancy Forest Pattern & Supply List

    Register Here

June 5, 2017
  • String Quilt Class

    June 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    String Quilts come in all shapes and sizes. Play along with Angela and create a string quilt uniquely your own! This class is perfect for beginners, pros and anyone in-between.

    Instructor: Angela Baker

    Skill Level: Beginner

    Requirements: Listed supplies
    Register Here

  • Manatee Patchworkers Quilt Guild

    June 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    5328 24th St E, Bradenton, FL 34203, USA

    Manatee Patchworkers Quilt Guild Meeting
    Check out their website HERE for more information

June 6, 2017
  • Block of the Month Club

    June 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Please join us for this exciting Block of the Month Club. We will be using the Urbanolgie pattern by Sew Kind of Wonderful, which features 12 unique and modern pieced quilt blocks. It is a contemporary themed sampler quilt with a fresh modern vibe, or each block can create a fantastic quilt of its own! The pattern provides for three different layouts to appeal to a variety of styles. We will be using a layout that finishes at 56″x64″ with blocks including: birds, trees, skinny arrows, big arrows, pears, flutterby, houses, feathers, butterfly, pineapples, poppies and antlers.

    The Club will include all fabric required to complete your quilt top, sashing and binding; the beautiful full-colored pattern book and the QCR Mini Ruler© used in making the blocks. The fabric kits will include designs from Tula Pink, Cotton+Steel, Alison Glass and more. The kits may vary based on availability. You’ll just need to add your favorite batting and backing!

    Find more details and sign up here.

June 11, 2017
  • Creating Color Palettes

    June 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Do you ever feel overwhelmed when trying to pull together a perfect color palette? Does your current stash need a breath of fresh color? Choosing color palettes can sometimes be daunting with today’s current spectrum of colors. This class will cover some color basics and will show you different ways and tricks to create new color palettes.

    Instructor: Jenni Engleman

    Skill Level: Newbie to Expert

    Requirements: A love of color and an open mind for learning!

    RegisterHere

June 12, 2017
  • Machine Binding Class

    June 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    You have just spent your precious time creating something special for a loved one and it is time to add your binding! Your binding should be the "jewelry" to your finished project ~ let Tessa, the queen of beautiful bindings, teach you tips and tricks for perfecting this, sometimes daunting, last step!

    Instructor: Tessa Walker

    Skill Level: Confident Beginner

    Requirements: Finished quilt top & Listed supplies
    Register Here

June 13, 2017
June 16, 2017
  • Show & Tell and Slow Stitching Lounge

    June 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too. Invite a friend! Snacks provided. $15

    Register here

June 19, 2017
  • Kid's Camp

    June 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    This three hour class will give you the foundation to master sewing. You will learn the basics of machine sewing, including threading the machine and bobbin, using different stitch settings, and adjusting tensions and stitch lengths. You will make a quick and easy pillowcase to practice your new skills.

    Instructor: Jenni Engleman

    Skill Level: Newbie

    Requirements: 2/3 yd main fabric and 1/3 yd coordinating fabric
    Register Here

  • Kid's Camp

    June 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    This three hour class will give you the foundation to master sewing. You will learn the basics of machine sewing, including threading the machine and bobbin, using different stitch settings, and adjusting tensions and stitch lengths. You will make a quick and easy pillowcase to practice your new skills.

    Instructor: Jenni Engleman

    Skill Level: Newbie

    Requirements: 2/3 yd main fabric and 1/3 yd coordinating fabric
    Register Here

June 24, 2017
  • The Modern Sewist Bus Shop Hop!

    June 24, 2017

June 25, 2017
  • Clementine Wallet Class

    June 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    This CloBird Designs wallet is quick to make with great features! There is a sizable back zipper pocket for your coins, eight card slots and THREE additional pockets to help keep your cash, receipts and other essentials organized. The size of the wallet was designed to easily accommodate an iPhone 6S or Android phone. “Clemmie” is held together with super strong magnets — or, as an alternative, a magnetic snap set. Finished product is 9” x 4.5”

    Instructor: Karis Hess

    Skill Level: Beginner Plus

    Requirements: CloBird Designs Clementine Pattern and listed supplies or you can purchase the class kit for $25 prior to class.
    Register Here

June 26, 2017
  • Kid's Camp

    June 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

  • Kid's Camp

    June 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

July 3, 2017
July 4, 2017
  • Block of the Month Club

    July 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Please join us for this exciting Block of the Month Club. We will be using the Urbanolgie pattern by Sew Kind of Wonderful, which features 12 unique and modern pieced quilt blocks. It is a contemporary themed sampler quilt with a fresh modern vibe, or each block can create a fantastic quilt of its own! The pattern provides for three different layouts to appeal to a variety of styles. We will be using a layout that finishes at 56″x64″ with blocks including: birds, trees, skinny arrows, big arrows, pears, flutterby, houses, feathers, butterfly, pineapples, poppies and antlers.

    The Club will include all fabric required to complete your quilt top, sashing and binding; the beautiful full-colored pattern book and the QCR Mini Ruler© used in making the blocks. The fabric kits will include designs from Tula Pink, Cotton+Steel, Alison Glass and more. The kits may vary based on availability. You’ll just need to add your favorite batting and backing!

    Find more details and sign up here.

July 7, 2017
  • Critter-of-the-Month Club

    July 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Let Tessa introduce you to her Fancy Forest critter friends in this delightful sampler quilt featuring some of Elizabeth Hartman’s most popular block designs, including Fancy Fox, Hazel Hedgehog, Bunny, Allie Owl, Thistle, and newcomer Frances Firefly. Each month Tessa will introduce you to a new Critter that you can then turn into a small quilt or make a whole gaggle of your favorite ones! All blocks are sewn with simple straight and diagonal seams. No templates or paper piecing!

    Instructor: Tessa Walker

    Skill Level: Confident Beginner

    Requirements: Elizabeth Hartman’s Fancy Forest Pattern & Supply List

    Register Here

July 11, 2017
July 21, 2017
  • Show & Tell and Slow Stitching Lounge

    July 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too. Invite a friend! Snacks provided. $15

    Register here

August 1, 2017
  • Block of the Month Club

    August 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Please join us for this exciting Block of the Month Club. We will be using the Urbanolgie pattern by Sew Kind of Wonderful, which features 12 unique and modern pieced quilt blocks. It is a contemporary themed sampler quilt with a fresh modern vibe, or each block can create a fantastic quilt of its own! The pattern provides for three different layouts to appeal to a variety of styles. We will be using a layout that finishes at 56″x64″ with blocks including: birds, trees, skinny arrows, big arrows, pears, flutterby, houses, feathers, butterfly, pineapples, poppies and antlers.

    The Club will include all fabric required to complete your quilt top, sashing and binding; the beautiful full-colored pattern book and the QCR Mini Ruler© used in making the blocks. The fabric kits will include designs from Tula Pink, Cotton+Steel, Alison Glass and more. The kits may vary based on availability. You’ll just need to add your favorite batting and backing!

    Find more details and sign up here.

August 4, 2017
  • Critter-of-the-Month Club

    August 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Let Tessa introduce you to her Fancy Forest critter friends in this delightful sampler quilt featuring some of Elizabeth Hartman’s most popular block designs, including Fancy Fox, Hazel Hedgehog, Bunny, Allie Owl, Thistle, and newcomer Frances Firefly. Each month Tessa will introduce you to a new Critter that you can then turn into a small quilt or make a whole gaggle of your favorite ones! All blocks are sewn with simple straight and diagonal seams. No templates or paper piecing!

    Instructor: Tessa Walker

    Skill Level: Confident Beginner

    Requirements: Elizabeth Hartman’s Fancy Forest Pattern & Supply List

    Register Here

August 7, 2017
August 8, 2017
August 18, 2017
  • Show & Tell and Slow Stitching Lounge

    August 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too. Invite a friend! Snacks provided. $15

    Register here

September 1, 2017
  • Critter-of-the-Month Club

    September 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Let Tessa introduce you to her Fancy Forest critter friends in this delightful sampler quilt featuring some of Elizabeth Hartman’s most popular block designs, including Fancy Fox, Hazel Hedgehog, Bunny, Allie Owl, Thistle, and newcomer Frances Firefly. Each month Tessa will introduce you to a new Critter that you can then turn into a small quilt or make a whole gaggle of your favorite ones! All blocks are sewn with simple straight and diagonal seams. No templates or paper piecing!

    Instructor: Tessa Walker

    Skill Level: Confident Beginner

    Requirements: Elizabeth Hartman’s Fancy Forest Pattern & Supply List

    Register Here

September 4, 2017
September 5, 2017
  • Block of the Month Club

    September 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Please join us for this exciting Block of the Month Club. We will be using the Urbanolgie pattern by Sew Kind of Wonderful, which features 12 unique and modern pieced quilt blocks. It is a contemporary themed sampler quilt with a fresh modern vibe, or each block can create a fantastic quilt of its own! The pattern provides for three different layouts to appeal to a variety of styles. We will be using a layout that finishes at 56″x64″ with blocks including: birds, trees, skinny arrows, big arrows, pears, flutterby, houses, feathers, butterfly, pineapples, poppies and antlers.

    The Club will include all fabric required to complete your quilt top, sashing and binding; the beautiful full-colored pattern book and the QCR Mini Ruler© used in making the blocks. The fabric kits will include designs from Tula Pink, Cotton+Steel, Alison Glass and more. The kits may vary based on availability. You’ll just need to add your favorite batting and backing!

    Find more details and sign up here.

September 12, 2017
September 15, 2017
  • Show & Tell and Slow Stitching Lounge

    September 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too. Invite a friend! Snacks provided. $15

    Register here

October 2, 2017
October 3, 2017
  • Block of the Month Club

    October 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Please join us for this exciting Block of the Month Club. We will be using the Urbanolgie pattern by Sew Kind of Wonderful, which features 12 unique and modern pieced quilt blocks. It is a contemporary themed sampler quilt with a fresh modern vibe, or each block can create a fantastic quilt of its own! The pattern provides for three different layouts to appeal to a variety of styles. We will be using a layout that finishes at 56″x64″ with blocks including: birds, trees, skinny arrows, big arrows, pears, flutterby, houses, feathers, butterfly, pineapples, poppies and antlers.

    The Club will include all fabric required to complete your quilt top, sashing and binding; the beautiful full-colored pattern book and the QCR Mini Ruler© used in making the blocks. The fabric kits will include designs from Tula Pink, Cotton+Steel, Alison Glass and more. The kits may vary based on availability. You’ll just need to add your favorite batting and backing!

    Find more details and sign up here.

October 6, 2017
  • Critter-of-the-Month Club

    October 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Let Tessa introduce you to her Fancy Forest critter friends in this delightful sampler quilt featuring some of Elizabeth Hartman’s most popular block designs, including Fancy Fox, Hazel Hedgehog, Bunny, Allie Owl, Thistle, and newcomer Frances Firefly. Each month Tessa will introduce you to a new Critter that you can then turn into a small quilt or make a whole gaggle of your favorite ones! All blocks are sewn with simple straight and diagonal seams. No templates or paper piecing!

    Instructor: Tessa Walker

    Skill Level: Confident Beginner

    Requirements: Elizabeth Hartman’s Fancy Forest Pattern & Supply List

    Register Here

October 10, 2017
October 20, 2017
  • Show & Tell and Slow Stitching Lounge

    October 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too. Invite a friend! Snacks provided. $15

    Register here

November 6, 2017
November 7, 2017
  • Block of the Month Club

    November 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Please join us for this exciting Block of the Month Club. We will be using the Urbanolgie pattern by Sew Kind of Wonderful, which features 12 unique and modern pieced quilt blocks. It is a contemporary themed sampler quilt with a fresh modern vibe, or each block can create a fantastic quilt of its own! The pattern provides for three different layouts to appeal to a variety of styles. We will be using a layout that finishes at 56″x64″ with blocks including: birds, trees, skinny arrows, big arrows, pears, flutterby, houses, feathers, butterfly, pineapples, poppies and antlers.

    The Club will include all fabric required to complete your quilt top, sashing and binding; the beautiful full-colored pattern book and the QCR Mini Ruler© used in making the blocks. The fabric kits will include designs from Tula Pink, Cotton+Steel, Alison Glass and more. The kits may vary based on availability. You’ll just need to add your favorite batting and backing!

    Find more details and sign up here.

November 14, 2017
November 17, 2017
  • Show & Tell and Slow Stitching Lounge

    November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too. Invite a friend! Snacks provided. $15

    Register here

December 4, 2017
December 5, 2017
  • Block of the Month Club

    December 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Please join us for this exciting Block of the Month Club. We will be using the Urbanolgie pattern by Sew Kind of Wonderful, which features 12 unique and modern pieced quilt blocks. It is a contemporary themed sampler quilt with a fresh modern vibe, or each block can create a fantastic quilt of its own! The pattern provides for three different layouts to appeal to a variety of styles. We will be using a layout that finishes at 56″x64″ with blocks including: birds, trees, skinny arrows, big arrows, pears, flutterby, houses, feathers, butterfly, pineapples, poppies and antlers.

    The Club will include all fabric required to complete your quilt top, sashing and binding; the beautiful full-colored pattern book and the QCR Mini Ruler© used in making the blocks. The fabric kits will include designs from Tula Pink, Cotton+Steel, Alison Glass and more. The kits may vary based on availability. You’ll just need to add your favorite batting and backing!

    Find more details and sign up here.

December 12, 2017
December 15, 2017
  • Show & Tell and Slow Stitching Lounge

    December 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too. Invite a friend! Snacks provided. $15

    Register here

January 1, 2018
January 2, 2018
  • Block of the Month Club

    January 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Please join us for this exciting Block of the Month Club. We will be using the Urbanolgie pattern by Sew Kind of Wonderful, which features 12 unique and modern pieced quilt blocks. It is a contemporary themed sampler quilt with a fresh modern vibe, or each block can create a fantastic quilt of its own! The pattern provides for three different layouts to appeal to a variety of styles. We will be using a layout that finishes at 56″x64″ with blocks including: birds, trees, skinny arrows, big arrows, pears, flutterby, houses, feathers, butterfly, pineapples, poppies and antlers.

    The Club will include all fabric required to complete your quilt top, sashing and binding; the beautiful full-colored pattern book and the QCR Mini Ruler© used in making the blocks. The fabric kits will include designs from Tula Pink, Cotton+Steel, Alison Glass and more. The kits may vary based on availability. You’ll just need to add your favorite batting and backing!

    Find more details and sign up here.

January 9, 2018
January 19, 2018
  • Show & Tell and Slow Stitching Lounge

    January 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too. Invite a friend! Snacks provided. $15

    Register here

February 5, 2018
February 6, 2018
  • Block of the Month Club

    February 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Please join us for this exciting Block of the Month Club. We will be using the Urbanolgie pattern by Sew Kind of Wonderful, which features 12 unique and modern pieced quilt blocks. It is a contemporary themed sampler quilt with a fresh modern vibe, or each block can create a fantastic quilt of its own! The pattern provides for three different layouts to appeal to a variety of styles. We will be using a layout that finishes at 56″x64″ with blocks including: birds, trees, skinny arrows, big arrows, pears, flutterby, houses, feathers, butterfly, pineapples, poppies and antlers.

    The Club will include all fabric required to complete your quilt top, sashing and binding; the beautiful full-colored pattern book and the QCR Mini Ruler© used in making the blocks. The fabric kits will include designs from Tula Pink, Cotton+Steel, Alison Glass and more. The kits may vary based on availability. You’ll just need to add your favorite batting and backing!

    Find more details and sign up here.

February 13, 2018
February 16, 2018
  • Show & Tell and Slow Stitching Lounge

    February 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too. Invite a friend! Snacks provided. $15

    Register here

March 5, 2018
March 13, 2018
March 16, 2018
  • Show & Tell and Slow Stitching Lounge

    March 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too. Invite a friend! Snacks provided. $15

    Register here

April 2, 2018
April 10, 2018
April 20, 2018
  • Show & Tell and Slow Stitching Lounge

    April 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too. Invite a friend! Snacks provided. $15

    Register here

May 7, 2018
May 8, 2018
May 18, 2018
  • Show & Tell and Slow Stitching Lounge

    May 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Modern Sewist, 6585 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231, USA

    Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too. Invite a friend! Snacks provided. $15

    Register here