Everything is bigger in Texas and this event is no exception! You’ll learn WILD sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques from industry experts— Nancy Zieman, Eileen Roche, Mary Mulari, Deborah Jones and Marie Zinno.




Ya’ll come and see the industry’s most sought-after experts kick up their heels to teach you innovative techniques in embroidery, sewing, and quilting! With five exciting seminars, you’ll want to round up your friends to join you in learning:

  • The secrets of successful embroidery
  • Sensational tips on sewing the easy way
  • Creative gifts to create with just a yard or less of fabric
  • Imaginative ways to combine the art of sewing and embroidery

Plus, sneak a look behind the scenes of Sewing With Nancy. And, step in front of the camera for a Designs in Machine Embroidery photo shoot. Laugh, learn and enjoy with the industry’s top experts!
Ya’ll come on down now, ya hear!


 Be sure to read Eileen's latest blog for all the latest fun we have planned for you!

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Registration—reserve now, space is limited:

Event Registration

Includes Friday & Saturday main events and three tasty meals!

Pre-event Seminar
Fee (Optional)

Deborah Jones and Marie Zinno —Starting a commercial embroidery business.


Upgrade your registration to a VIP lunch pass.


Friday, April 3, 2009

09:00 am – 03:00 pm Pre-event Seminar with Deborah Jones and Marie Zinno: Starting a Commercial Embroidery Business

(Not part of regular registration fee. Reserve your ticket now for $59)
04:00 pm – 05:30 pm Welcome Event & Fashion Show hosted by Editor and Designer, Eileen Roche
05:30 pm – 07:30 pm Dinner & Shopping
07:30 pm – 09:00 pm Behind the Scenes with Sewing with Nancy
Behind the Scenes with Designs in Machine Embroider

Saturday, April 4

08:00 am - 09:00 am Continental Breakfast
09:00 am - 10:15 am Seminar with Eileen Roche
10:15 am - 11:00 am Shopping & Camaraderie
11:00 am - 12:15 pm Seminar with Mary Mulari
12:15 pm - 01:30 pm Texas Home-Style Lunch with all the fixins
01:30 pm - 02:45 pm Seminar with Nancy Zieman
02:45 pm - 03:30 pm Shopping & Camaraderie
03:30 pm - 06:00 pm Closing Seminar hosted by Eileen Roche with Nancy, Mary, Marie and Deborah

Area Hotels


Did you know about all the local attractions? When you plan your trip to the Texas Sew Down be sure to schedule extra days to check out all the other local attractions for you, family and friends.

Grapevine Visitor Attractions

  • Grapevine Mills features 200+ shops
  • Bass Pro Shop for the outdoor enthusiast
  • The Gaylord Texas Resort more than a hotel-this luxury resort features dining, shopping and spa treatments in a relaxing atmosphere

Dallas/Ft. Worth Attractions

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Friday & Saturday
April 3 & 4, 2009 :

Friday 4:00–9:00 (Includes dinner)
Saturday 8:00–6:00 (Includes breakfast & lunch)
Pre-event seminar:
Friday 9:00–3:00 (Includes lunch)


Grapevine Convention Center
1209 South Main Street
Grapevine, TX 76051

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