Babylock - Pam Mahshie

Babylock - Deb Canham

Jan Kerton

Susie Gay

Connie Palmer

Gail Doane

Terri Click

Maggie Bunch

Trisha Smith

Jeannie Baumeister

Vaune Pierce

Marie  Anderson

Zelma Reid

Joy Welsh

Deborah Merrick-Wilson

Phyllis Brown

Debbie Glenn

Rae Cumbie

About Stitchin' at the Beach...

January 5 - 10, 2019

      Stitchin’ at the Beach 2019 will run from Saturday, January 05, through Thursday, January 10, 2019.   Classes, both hand and machine, will be offered from Saturday, January 5 through Thursday, January 10.  Classes are geared for all sewers, both novice and advanced, both hand and machine.  Classes begin daily at 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Night classes begin at 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

       Students will be able to choose from a selection of classes during the six days.   A student may take any combination of all machine sewing, all hand sewing, or a combination of both.  Classes will be taught by Pam Mahshie, Gail Doane, Jan Kerton, Susie Gay,Connie Palmer, Jeannie Baumeister, Marie Anderson, Vaune Pierce, Trisha Smith, Terri Click, Deborah Merrick Wilson, Maggie Bunch, Joy Welsh, Deb Canham, Debbie Glenn, Rae Cumbie,  Phyllis Brown, Zelma Reid.  Since requests for classes are filled on a “first-come, first-served” basis, be sure to send your registration form in as soon as possible. Night classes will be held on Monday evening where additional hand and machine techniques will be offered as optional 3-hour classes.

Some of the other highlights planned for Stitchin’ at the Beach 2019, are listed below:

--On Sunday evening, there will be a teacher selling night.  Come and meet the teachers and purchase some of their products.

--A Market with vendors ranging from sewing machine dealers to specialty item retailers will officially run from Saturday through Thursday. It will be held in the Palisades area.

--Luncheons for all students attending the school will be served daily Saturday through Thursday.

 Sorry but no salads offered at lunch.

--On Wednesday evening, there will be a Southern Buffet Banquet.

--Other festivities will include a Live Auction, Silent Auction, and Raffle items.


Stitchin’ at the Beach 2019 will be held at the beach-front Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort. The Hilton offers plenty of classroom, vendor, and hospitality room space.  Each room is furnished with either two double beds or one king. It is equipped with a refrigerator, coffee maker, blow dryer, iron, and ironing board.  The rate is $94.00 per night plus 12% tax based on double occupancy (extra $10.00 will be added to guestrooms rates per adult) or $155.00 per night plus 12% tax at the Royal Palms for a condo (adjacent to the Hilton).   Check-in time is 4:00 pm and check-out time is 12:00 noon.  Be sure to request “SATB2019 RATE” when registering.   If desired, an “inside” room must be specified. The cut-off date for the special rate is December 12, 2018.  Please call the Hilton at 843-449-5000 to make reservations for both hotel and Royal Palms and make sure to mention it is for Stitchin’ at the Beach.



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for many of the classes,

teacher biographies, additional updates,

student supply lists and all information

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General Supply List...

A sewing machine in good working order with which you are familiar.  Bring extra bobbins, all feet, all cams, discs, programs, etc. as well as the operating manual. Scissors (fabric, embroidery, and paper), glass head or fine silk pins, fine line and ultra-fine line water soluble marking pens and pencils, #2 pencil and sharpener, tape measure, assorted hand sewing needles, seam ripper, seam guide or gauge/hem gauge,  pen for taking notes, personal sewing light, and if needed, magnifying glasses or magnifier.  Heirloom sewing supplies to include:  lace shaping board, scissors and anything else you may need for heirloom work.  Hand sewing supplies to include:  4”, 6” and 8” hoop and any corresponding scissors that may be needed.  Suggested needles to have in your sewing kit: #60-5 , #65 or #70-2, #80-5 (one of these may be embroidery), #120-1, #100-120 jeans needle, #80 twin needle and 100 or 120 wing needle.  Threads to have on hand are 60 weight Mettler (cotton), 50 weight Coats and Clark, (cotton covered polyester) 50 weight white DMC, 80 weight Madeira Tanne Cotona (cotton), 70 or 100 weight YLI Heirloom thread (cotton).  All students are responsible for their needles and threads if mentioned in the student supply list, and ROTARY CUTTER W/BLADES.


Please make sure to print or type your email address and credit card info on the registration form.

ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE MAILED. Use stickers for address.

Any e-mailed or faxed registrations cannot be considered registered.

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