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GENERAL MEETING: Donation Sewing Circle (IN-PERSON)

  • August 19, 2024
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • The BIG Room at The Farmhouse, Contra Costa County Farm Bureau Building, 5554 Clayton Road, Suite 4, Concord

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Donation Sewing Circle


Join us for an evening of sewing for our veterans!


The finished projects will be distributed throughout our area benefitting our various veteran organizations.  Come and be part of the assembly line!  There will be conversation, laughter and the satisfaction of letting a veteran know they are not forgotten.  But the main thing is to have fun and be together!


There well be both hand and machine sewing work.  Please indicate your preference during registration.


Sewing starts at 6:30 PM, but doors open at 6:00 PM to allow time for setup.


HAND SEWING

  • Pillows - this activity consists stuffing small pillows and whip stitching them closed.
  • Quilt Binding - whip stitching the binding to the back of a quilt.
  • Add blanket stitch to star block.

If you are participating in any of the hand sewing activities you won't need to bring your machine.  Bring needles, thread, scissors. and straight pins.

MACHINE SEWING

We will provide pre-cut fabric kits to make the quilts shown below.  The kits will all be patriotic-themed using fun and easy patterns.   

Please bring the following supplies if you plan to do machine sewing:

  • Sewing machine,
  • Neutral, navy and red thread,
  • Scissors,
  • Rotary cutter and mat,
  • Personal iron and pressing mat (optional), 
  • Straight pins

ATTENTION NON-MEMBERS!

The visitor's fee has been waived for this event.  We hope you will consider helping out for a good cause and meeting our members!

  


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