Select vendor booths, products, demos, give aways, goody bags surprises, class supplies, banquet gifts & more . . . are all ways that our sponsors are pampering us this year at Designer Joi’s Sewing Holiday. As word is spreading more  companies are wanting to be a part of this groundbreaking event and we are very excited about that.

Of course Joi will make sure you get only the best! Below is a list of Companies and Sponsors participating in Sewing Holiday. We value their support so make sure to check out their websites, visit their booths and get to know some amazing people who create the products we use in our sewing each and every day.


Sew Creative Omaha • 2809 South 125th Avenue, Omaha, NE • 402-334-0121  ||  5143 South 48th Street, Lincoln, NE • 402-489-6262


Baby Lock Sewing Machines, embroidery machines, sergers and embroidery software. We will have accessories for the machines, feet, inspiration guides and other Baby Lock accessories you will use in class and more. (a note from Joi: check out the inspiration guides as they are full color binders that show you how to use all the features on your machines. I keep mine right next to my sewing machine for reference. Sew Creative is also a major sponsor of Sewing Holiday providing multiple staff members in class room and sewing machine support during our event as a courtesy to you. A BIG thanks to Barb and Paul Sorenson.)

Mettler Thread Company


Mettler thread features the best threads on the market including their new universal color coded spools and thread matching app. They will have a variety of their threads available as part of the Sew Creative Booth. Make sure to stop and meet Phil Newton Brand Manager who will be at Sewing Holiday. Phil has a lot to share about threads and PLEASE make sure to tell him thank you for supplying thousands of spools of thread for this event including thread for each and every machine used at Sewing Holiday, thread to match every project and fabric, thread bundles in each goody bag and over 500 cones of Seracor which is the world’s TOP and BEST Serger thread.

Heart and Hand Dry Goods • 712-258-3161 • 3011 Hamilton Blvd. Sioux City, Iowa


We have fabric, patterns ideas, samples, kits, notions knowledge and experience to help you make your quilt ideas come to life! Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, we have something for everyone. We are located in the Marketplace Shopping Center in Sioux City, Iowa.. Our booth will have a variety of kits, notions, patterns, fabrics and ideas that will be a good representation of our shop. (a note from Joi: You can pick up your Fons and Porter rulers and fat quarters for your quilting classes with Mary Fons during the event).

Islander Sewing • 248-889-5091 • 1385 Clyde Road, Highland, Michigan 48357


“If you like to sew, after you learn our techniques you will LOVE to sew!” Islander Sewing Systems has unique products and methods that cut your sewing time in half while creating a more professional looking garment. We offer DVDs and books that allow you to see the techniques just as if you were looking over our shoulder. The patterns in the Islander Sewing Systems line are timeless, classic and provide innovative industry sewing techniques and professional tips. All of our products are designed to make sewing fun and easy!.

Angela Wolf Couture (Wed – Thurs only)


Angela is known for her amazing jeans patterns and fabric dying techniques. Angela will have her patterns, book, and notions for sale during Sewing Holiday.

Trims on Wheels


Fabric! Trims! Lace! Zippers! Embellishments! Ribbons! Jacquards! Appliques! And much more… Welcome to! We offer great prices on trims, lace, ribbons, appliques, zippers, buttons and all kinds of embellishments!

Gail Patrice Designs • 860-659-8278

Gail will offer her patterns, books,  serger DVD, Cosmetic Serger-y, and various sewing notions.

Sealed with a Stitch


Sue O’Very will offer her fun patterns, notions, embroidery packs and In the Hoop designs during Sewing Holiday. Make sure to take one of her fun IN the Hoop Embroidery classes.

Designer Joi/ Dress Forms Design Studio, LLC •


Designer Joi loves all things sewing. Joi will have her patterns, autographed copies of her popular Create the Perfect Fit: Measuring and patternmaking for real sewing solutions book, her brand new Ultimate Iron Chubby Board (modeled after what she learned to tailor on), Fine fabrics, design tools, Trims from Italy, and PGM dress forms and more along with some Sewing Holiday T-shirts in limited quantities.

PGM Dress Forms


Designer Joi will be offering specials on PGM dress forms and her own custom dress forms from her partnership with PGM company. If you enjoy all the full color forms at sewing holiday you can order one from over 45 colors drop shipped directly to your sewing room. See Designer Joi for details.

Paparazzi Accessories


(a note from Joi: Ok so a friend of mine told me about this jewelry line and, well I LOVE jewelry and they are all $5 bucks and they are adorable, stylish and more. So I called this dear Cyleste who I have never met and invited her to Sewing Holiday, and you will just have to spend a lot of time at her booth shopping because they are all amazing. I will be sporting some all week and we may just have a surprise for you this week too.)

Skirting the Issues with Simple Simon and Co


Liz and Elizabeth Evans are about the two sweetest people you could ever meet. Stop by their booth during sewing holiday to sit down and participate in our sewing. Everyone at Sewing Holiday will receive a kit if you stop by and should complete during our event or after you get home and donate to a local charity. This year we have partnered with Unity Point and Children’s Miracle Network as a recipient of our charity sew. Don’t miss the beautiful backdrop Baby Lock created for this charity.

Bobier Photography Photo Booth • 2515 Dakota Avenue, SO. Sioux City, NE 68776 • 402-494-5192


Official Photographer of Designer Joi’s Sewing Holiday, and all of Joi’s Designs. Bobier Studio will be here with a photo booth for you to take pictures with your new friends, your class projects and all your favorite sewlebrities!


Various  Displays from our Sponsors and participants will debut throughout the event.