16 Cute and Clever Projects to Sew with Friends. If sewing with friends sparks your creative passion, jump start your next retreat with the projects in this resource. Organize your tools and supplies with projects you make ahead. Take along materials and supplies for projects that will have you stitching alongside friends for fun. Get lots of variety with 16 patterns from expert designers. Make everything from from equipment totes, a needle case, retreat apron, and sewing mat to quilts, place mats, a pillow, and table runner. Read retreat anecdotes and advice from the pattern designers. 112 pages Relax and rejuvenate as you create something you love.