Recap | Camp Stitches 2015

Hey y’all! Last week I hosted a 4 day sewing bootcamp for 8 students and boy was it fun!  My heart in creating this event was to share my love of sewing with excited girls and provide a joyful week of fellowship around a learning experience. The Lord greatly blessed the entire week and worked…

|~ Sewing Camp Reflections

Janelle was my youngest student– just turned 12 last week. But she is very mature and those who didn’t know her thought she was 14! She’s a quick learner and dare I say natural sewer? She came from Cleveland to participate- a 3.5 hour trip! Well, we finished up last Friday, and unfortunately didn’t get…

|~ Sewing Camp Day 3

Wednesday a few people finished up their skirts and we all worked on Simplicity 2580. (please ignore the random elbow/knee/shoulder in the corner) The big comfy chair is our favorite seam-ripping spot. And boy were we ripping seams. What you sew you will also rip. (like sowing and reaping) Lunch every day has been a…

|~ Sewing Camp Day 2

Day 2 we made 8 or 6-gored skirts. We added lace and contrasting fabrics to them! Lots of ironing of seams. Kara (whoops, didn’t get a picture before she had to leave) showed us an AWESOME way to install zippers– I had been having nightmares about teaching them, but she made it so easy!!! Yes,…

|~Sewing Camp Day 1

This week I am teaching these 6 beautiful girls how to sew better. They are quick learners.We made pot holders on Day 1 and went to Jo-Ann’s to buy fabric for projects for the rest of the week.Everyone did a wonderful job! Some even successfully embroidered theirs. While we waited for our rides we explored…