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The Modern Sewist & BERNINA Studio

 

Conveniently located in Gulf Gate, we are the exclusive BERNINA sewing machine dealer in the Sarasota area. With a Certified BERNINA technician on staff, a full bastion of shiny new machines (sewing, embroidery, longarm and sergers) and vibrant classroom - we are here to satisfy all of your sewing needs.

The Modern Sewist is also a boutique fabric shop with a unique selection of modern and contemporary fabrics, patterns, gifts and helpful tools. We stock the largest selection of Tula Pink, Cotton+Steel, Carolyn Friedlander, Alison Glass, Elizabeth Hartman, and Moda Grunge in the area, along with many other of your favorite designers. We also stock linen/cotton blends and canvas for all of your bag-making and home decor projects as well as garment substrates such as rayon, lawn and double gauze.

Classes and special events are scheduled regularly. We are all about community and building relationships. Get in here, grab a cup of coffee or tea and share your sewing projects with us!

HOURS: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm






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Potluck Preview Party with The Modern Sewist & A Good Yarn

A Good Yarn and The Modern Sewist are celebrating the Holidays together with a preview and Potluck Party, at A Good Yarn on Wednesday, December 19th, 5pm-7pm. Both shops will be previewing upcoming classes, workshops, yarns and fabrics. Attendees will receive a coupon good for 30% off fabric (including sale fabric and bundles) at The Modern Sewist and a coupon for a kit, including a free skein of yarn and pattern, at A Good Yarn! Coupons are valid through December 24th, during open store hours. Only those attending the preview will be eligible for both coupons, sales begin Thursday, December 20th! Please send an e-mail to info@agoodyarnsarasota.com if you plan to bring something for the Potluck. We hope to see you next week. Make sure you come in your favorite holiday handmade! Karis and Susan Address is 7222 S Tamiami Trail, #108, just north of Culvers

Meet Your New Bernina Embroidery Machine: Non-Members

Learning to use your new embroidery machine to its fullest capabilities will enable you to enjoy your machine for many years to come. This class contains a series of exercises intended to familiarize you with the features of your new BERNINA embroidery machine. In addition, you will learn about needles, threads, stabilizers, embroidery hoops and accessories, all of which will increase your knowledge of sewing and assist you in achieving success in all of your embroidery endeavors!

Meet Your New Bernina Embroidery Machine: Members

Learning to use your new embroidery machine to its fullest capabilities will enable you to enjoy your machine for many years to come! This class contains a series of exercises intended to familiarize you with the features of your new BERNINA embroidery machine. In addition, you will learn about needles, threads, stabilizers, embroidery hoops and accessories, all of which will increase your knowledge of sewing and assist you in achieving success in all of your embroidery endeavors!

Jan 5
Modern Minis Kids Club!
Jan 8
Foot Fetish Club
Jan 9
Technique Class: Curvy Improv

 

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