Friday, July 22, 2011

Join me for a summer sewing retreat!

Grab and Go Clutch --
Sorry! Registration for this class is closed. Want to see it offered again? Let me know! Comment here or email me at sassycrafter - at - gmail - dot - com.
I'm so excited to be offering my first official sewing retreat! We'll have our own private cottage at one of Gainesville's loveliest B&Bs. Interested in joining us? Spaces are limited so be sure to register today to guarantee your spot.

Sewing Retreat: Make a Clutch
Join us for a special afternoon sewing retreat at the Magnolia Bed and Breakfast in downtown Gainesville! We'll use a downloadable pattern from to make a Grab and Go Clutch. This little handbag is perfect for carrying all your essentials or for keeping things organized inside a larger purse. The bag gets its roomy shape from a few well-placed darts, so you'll learn helpful tricks for installing darts. Plus you'll also enjoy tasty refreshments, courtesy of Magnolia B&B. Mimosas, anyone? It's the perfect way to spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon!

Date: Sunday, August 21
Location: Miss Huey's Cottage at Magnolia B&B
Time: 1pm to 6pm
Cost: $75
Number of students: 4 maximum
What to bring:
  • sewing machine
  • sharp scissors for cutting fabric
  • pattern -- purchased and printed from
  • fabric -- 1/4 yard for outside + 1/4 yard for lining (44" wide home decorator fabric, linen, or heavy weight cotton)
  • interfacing -- 1/4 yard of 44" wide craft weight fusible interfacing
  • thread
  • 18mm magnetic purse snap closure


Lindsay Knauff said...

I love these clutches - so cute!! I am so disappointed that I will be out of town for this...

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Nelia said...

I'm really excited :o), perfect way to start the new semester!

Katherine said...

Kim, this is a great idea! Do you mind if I share this with my email list? I think a lot of them would be interested as well.

Joa said...

Oh, I really hope I can scrounge up the money to do this in time! Sounds so awesome. Can we bring our own sewing machine if we want?

kim kruse - - - the sassy crafter said...

Lindsay: Drat! It would've been great to see you.

Nelia: Yay! I'm excited that you regsitered.

Katherine: I'd love it if you shared this with your email list. Thanks!

Joa: Yes, if you decide to register then you'll need to bring your own sewing machine and supplies. Hope you can make it!

Opulent Oddities said...

Sewing retreat! What a sweet idea!

I would love to do something like this in the future on something really basic, I've never sewn a thing on a machine in my life!



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