Join us for Waldemere Wednesdays! 
2070 Waldemere St, Sarasota, FL  34239
Join us for monthly workshops taught by chapter members and guest speakers on the 3rd Wednesday of every month except December. Plan to arrive at 9:30am unless noticed differently. This is a unique opportunity to sew with chapter members outside of your NG and to go home with completed items or expanded knowledge. Information will be posted below as it becomes available.
If you can help teach any 2020 topics please contact us or your NG Leader.



Jan 22- Sebring Retreat

Feb 12- Gail Yellen Serger Workshop

Mar ?- Expo Bus Trip

April 10- Florida Sews

Jun ?- ASG Conference




Feb 23-27: Sebring Quilting Retreat. Deadline to register is January 22.

Cheryl Green (Granny Sue's daughter) is taking over her Sebring Retreats. Day Camper, double and single room rates for 3 and 4 day retreats. 


Getaway packages:

Standard room double occupancy, 3 nights $190.00, 4 nights $240.00

Standard room single occupancy, 3 nights $360.00, 4 nights $480.00 

Day Camper, Sun – Wed $50.00, Sun – Thur $60.00



SEVEN Sebring Raceway Hotel

150 Midway Drive, Sebring, FL 33870

Download the Registration Form Below

Registration Form for Feb Retreat
Feb 2020 quilt retreat form.pdf
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Feb 19: Waldemere- Know Your Serger with Gail Yellen


Gail Yellen Is Coming to SGC Chapter!

Nationally Recognized Sewing Instructor and Author


Date: Location: Waldemere Fire Station #2, upstairs classroom

Address: 2070 Waldemere St, Sarasota, FL  34239

Time: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Cost: $35 for morning talk/demo session and lunch; $25 for afternoon hands-on session

Registration Contact: Paulette Braga

Registration Deadline: Feb 12th


Reservations for this event are required!


We are thrilled to announce that Gail Yellen will be coming to Sarasota Waldemere Community Room on February 19, 2020.Ticket price for this event is $35 which includes lunch.


Gail will present a trunk show and demo in the morning. After a sandwich and salad lunch you may stay for a hands-on class on Serger Techniques taught by Gail. You will need to bring your serger and you will practice the techniques by making samples. There will be a kit fee for this portion of the day of $25 paid directly to Gail on the day.


To attend and for a reservation you must contact Paulette Braga before Feb. 12th.  Send a check made out to ASG for $35 to Paulette Braga before Feb 12th. Use the Contact Us form if you need her mailing address. 


All reservations must be accompanied by a check or paid for at the door. Any reservation by a member that is a no-show will be responsible for paying the $35.


Doors open at 9:30 AM and class ends at 4 Pm. Contact Paulette now! You really don’t want to miss this event! Make your reservation now!



Mar 18: Waldemere Topic Pending


Mar 19: EXPO BUS TRIP  Contact Kathleen to register. Cost is $40.


Apr 15: Waldemere Topic Pending



May 1-4, 2020: Florida Sews Together (FST)

3 pm check in on Friday, May 1st. Check out 11 am Sunday, May 3rd or Monday, May 4th

Event Cost: $75 includes classes and lunch on Saturday. Includes Wine and Cheese Meet and Greet with Loralie, Classes, kits, lunch on Saturday. Coffee and tea available at all times.

Room Cost: $99.95 + Tax for Standard Room OR $109.95 + Tax for Deluxe Suite Jacuzzi in the room, including breakfast. Each room has coffee pot, microwave and refrigerator

Registration Form for 2020 FST Retreat
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May 20: Waldemere Topic Pending



Jun 17: Waldemere Topic Pending

If you can help teach any 2020 topics please contact us or your NG Leader.


Jul 9-12: ASG 2020 Conference in San Antonio



Jul 15: Waldemere Topic Pending



Aug 19: Waldemere Topic Pending



Sep 16: Waldemere Topic Pending



Oct 21: Waldemere Topic Pending



Nov 18: Waldemere Topic Pending


2021 Events



Jan 13: Waldemere Topic Pending