Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Eight Weeks to Sewcation!

So, only eight (8) weeks until the SAGA Sewcation in Orlando, Florida begins! Yes, eight weeks!

Time to make sure you will be ready. So here are a few reminders-just in case there is something you may have over looked.

1.       Hotel room booked (and for the correct dates)?

2.       Travel arrangements made- Flights/transport to and from the airport?

3.       Class requirements list made and items located?

4.       Artisan card found?

5.       Essential items like clothes/shoes planned?

6.       Sewing machine reserved?

7.       Wee Care™ contest entries completed?

8.       Raffle basket donation planned?

9.       Lists for family left behind begun?

So, eight weeks is two months, but what with getting children ready to return to school or college and planning what you need to have completed to make things run smoothly at home while you are away, time will soon disappear!

So if you are attending SAGA Sewcation, you may just want to start doing some serious planning!

Hotel reservations can be made from the SAGA website (www.smocking.org).

Transport to and from Orlando airport be booked here: Mears Shuttle Service-www.mearstransportation.com. It is $36.00 round trip.

Sewing machine rentals can be made by contacting Melody or Steve Hicks at the Bernina Sewing Center of Lake Mary, Florida at 407-805-9300. You will receive a basic Janome machine. The cost is $30 per day or $150 per week. Please make your reservations by September 1st! 

Raffle baskets can be shipped to Christine Klingsten (see next issue of SAGANews for address) to arrive no later than Friday, September 12, 2014.

If you are not already signed up for the Artisan Programme you can do so on the SAGA website (www.smocking.org).

Details of the Wee Care™ contest can be found in SAGANews Volume 35 #2 and on the SAGA website.

If you are reading this and have not already signed up to attend this year’s Sewcation, then you can sign up at the SAGA website (www.smocking.org) and don’t forget the special classes being held-Pre-day with Kenneth King and Post-day with Liesl Gibson.

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