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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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Tula's Techniques: An English Paper Piecing Experience - a Modern Sewist Weekend Workshop

Join us for a fun-filled weekend with Tula Pink - filled with laughter, "fangirl" moments, selfies, food and fun as we work through learning all of her tip and tricks for English Paper Piecing like a pro!

`Meet Your New Bernina Sewing Machine: Member Mastery Class

Learning to use your new machine to its fullest capabilities will let you enjoy your machine for many years. Understanding your machine's features and learning its navigation will maximize your creativity. While you will be learning some basics, you will also be learning some creative techniques, and we hope both will be inspirational!

Feb 23
Tula's Techniques: An English Paper Piecing Experience - a Modern Sewist Weekend Workshop
Feb 25
BERNINA Creative Studio - Embroidery Lab - February
Feb 25
BERNINA Creative Studio - Embroidery Lab - 1st Quarter Pass

 

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