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Sanford Sewing Machines

Sanford Sewing Machines
1923 Main St. Sanford, Maine

Ruler of Month Club

First meeting August 19th, 10 am. Purchase ruler for $22.00.  – Slice Ruler

The HQ Ruler of the Month Club is great opportunity to challenge your quilting skills and build rulerwork confidence. Each month in the six-month series features a debut acrylic ruler, step-by- step video instruction and design ideas. Come try it out.

 Paper Piecing 101

Thursday, August 24, 2017 10am to 12:30pm

Cost $15.00

 While paper piecing isn't difficult, it can seem a little confusing at first. No worries, though, we'll walk you through it, one step at a time. Ship Shape is an eight inch, foundation-pieced block. Large pieces that are easy for beginners. Make a table runner or small quilt. $15 pattern included. supplies needed- foundations paper, add a 1/4" ruler,

Lazy Goose Quilt,

Beginner Quilt

Wednesday, 8/30/2017 10am to 12:30pm

$20.00 includes pattern

 This pattern is easy to piece, making it great for quilters of all skill levels, beginners through advanced. With it, you can piece a quilt top with large flying geese quilt pieces within the background fabric. 64" x 80" quilt, Big blocks, great for beginner.

Machine Spa Day

Friday, September 1, 2017 11am-12:30pm    Cost $15.00

 Most sewing machine problems can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. But with some simple tools and just a few minutes daily, weekly, or monthly- depending on how much you're sewing- you can help keep your machine running smoothly.

How do you maintain your sewing machine? Does it need oil? What needle do you use? Come to this class to keep your machine running smoothly.

Don’t forget to sign up for our Handi Quilter Education Event with Deb Brown on September 12th & 13th.


Have you joined the Ruler of the Month Club? There is still time to see the new rulers before being released to the public.

Celebrate National Sewing Month


Sewing 101

Wednesday, September 6th, 10am – noon  $15.00 a week

Join our Sewing 101 class to brush up on your sewing skills.

Each week we have a small project to complete that feature a specific technique.

 9/6/17 ZIPPERS, insert a zipper fast and easy while making this zipper pouch and hobo bag.

9/13/17 BINDING, do you know how to put on your binding with a sewing machine? We will show you how.

9/20/17 PAPER PIECING, Paper piecing made easy

9/27/17 CURVES, sewing around a circle and getting a smooth edge takes practice. Practice with these cute napkins

10/4/17 60 DEGREE RULER, create a 60-degree table runner in no time once you understand how to use this ruler.

Free Motion Workshop

Thursday, September 28th 10am -noon

Cost $15.00

Come and learn the proper machine set up and a variety of quilting techniques.

9/28/17 First class: the mechanics of free motion quilting on your home machine.

Setup of machine, feet, thread and tensions. Set up of quilt, stitching

Tools to make quilting easier, hoops, stencils, rulers will be shown

 10/12/17 Second Class: How to design a quilt, explore designs and drawing on your quilt top

 10/26/17 Third Class: All about rulers, ruler panel, types of rulers



Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:00 to 11:30am

Discover ways to integrate the overlock into every day sewing while creating a capsule wardrobe. Quarterly lessons will focus on creating four seasonal pieces in conjunction with indie pattern designers and BERNINA Ambassadors. 

Each Capsule Club will include: • Overlock Outline with tips, finishing tip s and techniques • Ramp it Up! Handout to make your garments unique • Indie pattern with designer’s insight Class $20.00, pattern additional
Cozy up this winter with some wardrobe staples. Leggings and sweatshirts are perfect for those winter days spent indoors. These patterns are ones you will surely make more than once. It is fun season to explore warm knits such as French terry and sweatshirt fleece.

Contact Us:

Phone:  1-207-324-8375
Address: 1923 Main st. Sanford, ME 04073
Hours: M-F 9:00 am-5:00pm,Sat 9:00am-1:00pm
              Closed Sundays