Above are two pieces recently finished in the Hand Quilting frame. 
A Boston Red Sox Tee Shirt Quilt at the top. 
Directly above is a memory piece custom made for a Penn State Alumnus.
To see your memory pieces constructed into a quilt, call 941-330-0993.

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Lots of miscellaneous in 14-cent bin:  thread, yarn, magazines
Excellent used Sewing machines for sale: 
Singer black featherweight pristine with many attachments
Singer white featherweight excellent condition with attachments, up for silent bid, call in with your bid - 941-330-0993
Singer 1939 in vintage cabinet
Kenmore 1960's green machine in cabinet
Brother Laura Ashley embroidery machine, used 3 months, new was $5000, make offer

Koala cabinet used 3 months, automatic lift
    
Feb. 8-9, Palm Grove Quilt Consignment Days
Feb. 10-13, Palm Grove Quilt Show and Sale

Feb. 6, Market Day 9-4 pm
     Outside vendors and food trucks
    

Bargello Classes


Intermediate BARGELLO

Tuesday Mar. 1 and March 8 (2 sessions)
1 - 4 pm

Limited to 4 each session
 
Fee includes fabric kit, class, instruction sheet. 
This is an intermediate session.  If you can sew strips together, you can make this Bargello table runner.  This class requires homework.

Tackle this one then you can make the Argyle or Surf Song quilts as shown on Alma Sue's Facebook pages.

Bring your sewing machine, rotary cutter, seam ripper, pins, pencil.

Don't have a machine here?  Call to reserve one of ours.
 
Pieced Placemats CLASS - $18
Monday, February 8, 1-4 pm
Fee includes pattern and class
Bring 4 FQ of your choice


Easy Striped Table Runner + bonus mat = $32
Tuesday, February 9, 1-4 pm
Fee includes fabric, pattern, and class

Limited to 4 students

CALL 941-330-0993 for a seat

Share our Sewing Room


Our sewing room is OPEN for your use to finish your projects.
    Thursday 1-4 pm
  
Get help from our staff and educators.  This week someone was binding a quilt, one sewing borders, another finishing a bargello table runner and one sewing row by row quilt.  

     Use our machines, or bring yours. 

Fee:  $8 per session, LIMITED to 4 spaces

Call 941-330-0993 to sign up. 
 
If this is your first time, please tell us what you are working on to make sure we can match your needs with a staff member.  This session is not appropriate for someone who has never made a quilt or for someone who needs one-on-one instruction.  Call 941-330-0993 for a Private Lesson.

  



 


Check out our assortment of blenders.  We make many Custom Quilts and use a lot of blenders!  Stonehenge by Northcott, Dimples by Andover, Basic Backgrounds Tone on Tone in White, Neutral, Off White, Muslins, Timeless Treasures Fairy Frost.  Love those Metallic Blenders!

WELCOME!

    Alma Sue's Quilts celebrates the craft and artistry of quilting!
    We make custom quilts by hand. All work is done right in our Sarasota store, amid displays of finished quilts, Kaffe Fassett and Amy Butler fabrics, and all the materials a quilter might need. Visit us and watch accomplished quilters at work. Take lessons. Bring in fabric mementos and let us create a keepsake memory quilt or T-shirt quilt.
 
 





Hot Pick



Reproduction Fabric

1800's, Civil War = $7/yard
FQ = $2
bundles and precuts = 20% off

Flat Fold Dimples = $7/yard
Flat Fold Tic Tac = $5/yard

These are discontinued blenders from Andover, purchased at a deal, passing on the savings to you!
Sale price applies only to flatfolds, not to bolts on shelves!


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Long Arm Quilting Service


Prepare Quilt Top and Lining
   Seam lining as needed (remove selvage, press seam OPEN)
   Lining must be 4 inches larger than top on all sides 
   Can extend lining by sewing muslin strips on all sides (can remove strips after quilting is finished)
  
DO NOT BASTE layers together.  Each layer is loaded onto frame separately.

Batting:  Choose from our wide selection of AMERICAN MADE batting.  No warm and natural, no batting with scrim, no batting with adhesives.  Our machine will not produce a good quality stitch with these fillers.

Quilting:  Choose simple stitching, pantograph design, computerized design, or custom hand-guided designs.  (Price range 0.015 - 0.03 per square inch.)




 

CLASSES


Attic Windows Everywhere

Take a panel, cut it up and make the image look through attic windows.  This class will show you how to divide a panel and create an entirely new look.
Watch for new dates to make the Attic Windows Deer Panel

Class instruction and kit = $42.00

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