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Welcome to
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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Sew Day in the Creative Studio

Have your own personal quilting retreat in our bright and beautiful space. Bring your machine or rent one of ours for the afternoon. Meet other quilters and sew without the distractions of home.

Donuts and Demo Day - Ruler Work & UNICORN Party

Interested in quilting with rulers? This is the demo for you! We will also be having a Unicorn Party to celebrate the new Tula Pink Special Edition BERNINA machines. Who doesn't love a unicorn?

Redwood Tote

A mid-sized crossbody tote with front zippered pocket, back slip pocket, zip top closure and reinforced base. This will be your go-to bag for everyday use. The handy short handles make for easy grabbing and the crossbody keeps your hands free! This bag is great for traveling and is perfect for keeping organized. You?ll love this tote!

Sep 28
Meet Your New Bernina Machine: Member
Oct 1
Foot Fetish Club
Oct 1
Machine Binding Class

 

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