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Donna shares her secrets on the elusive “travelling sewing kit.”  This applies to the tools that might be used most often at a meeting when the Sew Crazies are sewing. A kit should have:  fabric scissors, thread scissors, assortment of hand sewing needles, basic threads (black, white, tan, red), seam ripper, tape measure, sewing gauge, assortment of needles for your machine, 2-3 bobbins, tweezers, small screwdrivers (flat and phillips) and bandaids.  A few misc. buttons, chalk, a dime and nickle (for buttonhole placement) are also handy.  
Mystery Solved:  Travelling Sewing Kit Revealed
Our Next Meeting Saturday, April 27th 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church 201 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City, TN
Scraps and Squares
Don’t forget Sew Crazy’s ongoing projects -- the 6x6 squares for Nicaraqua and fabric scraps for the dog beds.
Sew Crazy
Where Sewists of All Ages, Interests and Skill Levels are Welcome!
Shop for Sew Crazy
Amazon shoppers can now get their favorite deals and benefit Sew Crazy. Start your Amazon shopping at smile.amazon.com and choose Sew Crazy of NE TN as your charity.  A percentage of your total will be donated to Sew Crazy.  You know you are going to shop Amazon, so help out Sew Crazy while you’re at it!
 Pillowcases Bloom in April
What do burritos and pillowca ses have in common?  As we found out at the March Sew Crazy meeting, it’s all in how you roll!  The group started a pillowcase project that will be used as a fundraiser.  Pillowcases we create will be taken to Fletcher’s Homemade in Elizabethton where we’ll offer them for sell to fund Sew Crazy, and also to  
showcase the work this wonderful group of charitable sewers accomplishes. There’s be fabrics that will appeal to children as well as to adults, all of which will be available at the meeting. Sew Crazy will be continuing the pillowcase project for a while.  Additional pillowcases will be collected for donation later this year.