Sew & Save Program
The Sew & Save Program has something for everyone!
Sewing Demonstrations and Seminars
A range of classes and demonstrations, all facilitated by volunteer dancers for dancers!
Check the daily program books or the convention app for the schedule.
Pattern and Tracing area
Stop by anytime we’re open to trace patterns you can take home.
Patterns will include sleeves, men’s ties, skirts, and more.
Ideas for creative square dance clothing.
Suggestions for using technology in sewing.
A sewing machine, safety pins, iron-on tape, and more for those emergency “fixes”.
Help when you need something repaired.
Raffles and Give-aways
Purchase tickets at Ways and Means for a chance to win a new sewing machine and bag.
Bring in the small flyer from your registration packets to receive a small gift or exchange the flyer for tickets to win additional raffle prizes. There will be more than 60 prizes including gift baskets and handmade items!
All prizes must be claimed before 4:00 PM on Saturday.
Make & Take Projects
Walk away with a small craft item to take home.
Projects include a wood violet napkin ring, dragonfly earrings, Ojo de Dios ornament, and more.
Some projects will be suitable for children!
Sew & Save Booklet
LOTS of ideas, patterns, directions, presentations, and more!
Available for purchase as a USB drive or link to a downloadable file (Pre-purchase through the registration website or registration form, or purchase onsite at Ways and Means).
Helping Others (Service Projects)
Bring in small, motel-sized toiletries which will be donated to a local homeless shelter.
Look for lists of “sewing for service” ideas in the Sew & Save Booklet.
Donated fabric, yarn, patterns, and trims available to go to a new home.