Over the next year, I'll take some time to wade through the sewing resources I have found and share them here. This will help me gain that priceless bird's eye view to help see all of the glorious resources out there. Hopefully, it will help you too!Read More
Buying your first sewing machine is an exciting adventure. But it can also turn disappointing really quickly. As a novice sewist, it can be hard to know if your new machine is broken or if maybe you just don't know what you are doing. Here’s my advice on buying your first sewing machine…Read More
I'm excited to share that be teaching camps at the St. Francis of Assisi Community Center's Camp Francis in Raleigh, NC again this summer! This is my fourth year teaching at this wonderful program that offers half day camps with a lunch program that enables working parents to get full day camp coverage for their children both big and small, with camps for pre-school through high school ages. See you there! (Ooh! Sign up soon because these camps sell out quickly!)Read More
The truth is, there are so many wonderful sewing resources out there depending on what you want to sew and your skill level. Here are some of my favorite sewing books or what I might consider Sewing Library Essentials ....Read More
We used this hand stitching resource a lot in Hand Sewing Camp this summer, but it is truly useful for all sewists. You just never know when you will need to mend something or if you want to take a little project on the road with you.Read More
Just starting to sew but don't quite know what supplies you need? These basic sewing supplies are what I recommend to every beginning sewist I meet (and I've met quite a few!).
This is not just the "stuff" you'll need to make a particular project, but "stuff" you'll need for every project. Print this list and get shopping - you can take with you to Joann's. Don't forget your coupon! If you are an online shopper like me, you'll find links to many of these products on Amazon.com, including what I think are some great beginner sewing machines to the left of this post and on the main page of the website.*
This post is going to show all of the wonderful things that they made, but first I want to share a supply list of what we used so you can keep on sewing!Read More