Fredericksburg, VA

Make-It Take-It Projects

Make-It Take-It projects are a great way to learn new things at the Expo. They’re projects that put your hands on a new technique or product in an informal, fun atmosphere. Look for the samples on display at the Expo, along with signs directing you to participating Exhibitors’ booths.



Sew Wonderful Dreams 

Applique – Easy for Everyone   $5.00
Create a charming applique tea towel for yourself or as a gift with Connie Spurlock.  Experience first-hand how easy it is to use a pressing sheet. Tea towel and fabric are included for the $5.00 fee.



Sew Artfully Yours 

Silk Screen & Crystals T-shirt   $10.00
Sign up early at the Sew Artfully Yours booth for your opportunity to learn two embellishment techniques. Embellish a T-shirt by applying your own crystal applique and adding a silk screen design.  Embellishments are applied to a 100% cotton T-shirt in your choice of black or purple, which is completely washable and dryable. When you see how easy this is, you’ll want more than one. Great for gifts! Shirt sizes range from Child 4/5, 10/12, Adult medium, large, X-large and 2X-large. 

Early Times Workshop
Christmas Tree Ornament   $5.00
Using pre-cut shapes from Deb Tucker's Diamond Rects Ruler, hand sew an ornament with buttons, ribbons, sequins and beads, backed with felt for a one-of-a-kind tree decoration. Two different designs to choose from.

TSC Designs
Glamorous Lace Jewelry   $5.00
Using the vibrant colors of TUSKINEKO FABRIC INKS and TSC Designs laces, learn how to make lace jewelry - earrings, a necklace, a bracelet or a broach. Embellish with just the right amount of glitter for that "just perfect" sparkle and sophistication. Stop by TSC Designs at 11:30, 1:30, 3:30, or 4:30 to learn and love making your own unique lace jewelry.




Barb Originals

Woven Bracelet   $5.00

Create a fashion forward bracelet using interesting fibers on a peg loom.


Little Red Quilt House

Summer Needle Book   $3.00

Create a cheerful needle book for yourself or your favorite sewist. Karen will guide you through the construction and embellish with a sweet bug button.

Attic Treasures – Sew Easy Sewing

Fat Quarter Apron   $10.00

Use two fat quarters to make this quick and easy apron.

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