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Come and join other members in a relaxed sew day.

Elaine, Rose and Dawn will be there with kits and ideas. June 20th will be FLAT day.

Crayon rolls, hot mats, placemats, change pads, car carriers , mug rugs or pot holders. Take your pick or come in with something to finish from previous sew days. Have you finished your Thread Catcher? All products are planned for sale at BB&B in October. New people are encouraged to join us. Bring your own sewing machine and general sewing supplies. Kits and materials for all things FLAT will be supplied.

WHAT: SEW ALONG with Elaine, Rose and Dawn.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 20 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
WHERE: Westhills ATB, 601 Stewart Green SW.



Join Karen and Leigh to create handmade jewelry for the Calgary Bluesfest in August and the Bags, Babies, and Beyond sale in October.

Karen McManus will share her stash of beads, buttons, findings, old jewelry that needs to be “repurposed” using wire wrapping and bead stringing, for example.

Leigh Aquart will share her stash of beads, findings, embellishments and introduce anyone who wants to try bead weaving to the basics of peyote stitch, brick stitch, Ndebele stitch and bead loom).

Coffee, tea and lighting will be provided. Please bring your own snacks and reading glasses too. And if you don’t enjoy crushing random spilled beads with your bare feet, please bring your indoor shoes/slippers to change into. Thanks!

WHAT: BEAD ALONG with Karen and Leigh.
WHEN: Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM or you leave.
WHERE: Location will be provided to those UJAMAA members that sign up.

There is room for 6 at these informal workshops.