|~ For Sale

I made this skirt to sell. No time or a good name for an Etsy shop right now, so I’ll just hope this sells here! Classy. Fun. Versatile. This spring green satin skirt is perfect for summer and even Christmas. One layer of shiny satin over two layers of shimmery tulle. And two covered buttons…

|~ 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…