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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Upcoming Events


Christmas in July

Monday July 4 - Saturday July 9

View new Christmas fabric and panels
Patterns
Quick quilts from panels
Demonstrations:
   Simple embroidery by machine
   Install LED lights in panels
   Quick, easy gifts
   Fabric baskets
   Microwave hotpads
   Easy placemats
FOOD!
DRINKS!  
 

Summer Hours


Closed Sunday and Holidays

Summer hours for month of May:
10-3 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
10-5 Thursday and Friday
10-3 Saturday

We will be in the shop sewing, quilting, and cutting kits.  Feel free to stop in if the lights are on. 


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.
 
 





Current Specials


In Store Specials

Grey fabric = $7/yard
Grey Fat Quarters = $2

CLEARING OUT WOOLs
50% off.  We have wool pieces, layer cakes, Fat 8ths, FQ and by the yard.
Wool thread/floss = 50% off

May items in the 14 cent bin!
One cent for each year in business

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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.)




 

Quilt Consultation


Quilt Consultation
Questions about quilt age or pattern or general information about your quilt, how to mark it, suggestions for batting, construction, quilting, or repair. 
Available on THURSDAY.  Fee is $8.
Please call 941-330-0993 for appointment.
Walk-in without  appointment = fee is $25.00

We are not certified quilt appraisers and cannot state a value for your quilt. 
To find a quilt appraiser:  GOOGLE "Quilt Appraiser Sarasota"

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