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Join Dawn Bolger and Elaine Peek at the ATB in Westhills for a monthly sew along. Your hosts will provide kits and patterns. You must provide your machine in good working order, neutral thread, normal sewing tools and your talent. And don’t forget your lunch!
In March we will focus on simple projects that will be sold at the 2018 BB&B – not microwave bowls this month.  Looking forward to a day of socializing and sewing.

WHAT: SEW ALONG with Dawn and Elaine
WHEN: Fourth Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM – March 28
WHERE: Westhills ATB,  601 Stewart Green Southwest, Calgary. This is right across the parking lot from the Cineplex Theatre.

There is space for 8 so please register HERE so we can plan.  Information about projects will be sent to registrants prior to the date.


Join Karen and Leigh to create handmade jewelry for the Bags, Babies, and Beyond sale.

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!

WHAT: BEAD ALONG with Karen and Leigh
WHEN: Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, March 7, 14, 21, and 28.
WHERE: Location will be provided to those UJAMAA members that sign up. There is room for 6 at these informal workshops.

Please register HERE.