The 2018 Sewing & Stitchery Expo wrapped up about 10 days ago and WOW, what a great show! Full of fabulous classes, wonderful people, awesome vendors, terrific events and fabric. It's the highlight of my Sewful Life every year. Were you there? If not, come along on a tour with me! It's tough to squeeze… Continue reading The 2018 Sewing & Stitchery Expo – An Amazing Show!
March is National Quilting Month and my blog posts for Coats and Clark's Sewing Secrets Blog are all about quilting this month!! (When I'm not on here, blogging for Coats is one of the things I do in my Sewful Life.) The first two are up - take a look and enjoy! The first post… Continue reading Quilting Stripes & Rainbows – More Blogging, More Sewing
I am freshly back from attending and teaching at the 2018 Sewing and Stitchery Expo. And, just when I think I can't possibly absorb any more sewing inspiration . . . Craftsy announces a SALE! It would be foolish to turn that down, right?!!! Craftsy became one of my textile art/sewing/everything addictions several years ago.… Continue reading A Craftsy Addict’s Sale Recommendations
My last few posts for Coats and Clark's Sewing Secrets blog included Valentine sewing for your littles. I found lots of incredibly sweet projects out in the blog-o-sphere. 'Tis the time of year to sew with heart! Take a look . . . Sew a Valentine Wearable for Your Little One includes an adorable, quick-to-make headband… Continue reading Valentine Sewing – More Blogging, More Sewing
I'm prepping for my Sewing and Stitchery Expo classes. My home Sewing Spa is wonderful, but I had a chance to get away. And, just sew. In the mountains in a warm cabin. With a beautiful view. Surrounded by snow. By myself. With daffodils sent along by my hubby. Yes, be jealous! Day One was… Continue reading My Snowy Sewing Retreat
Hey, I'm on the Sewing and Stitchery Expo blog again! I'm so honored to have been asked to write another post and especially thrilled that the post is about my favorite fabrics - Knits!! A few things I didn't say in the post: Knits are SUPER easy to sew with. There are a few tricks,… Continue reading Sewing With Knits – The Basics
When it comes to weather I'm a definite fair weather fan and a twin to Goldilocks. Not too hot. Not too cold. But, just right. Anything else and my inner pouty princess appears! So, when the temperatures drop, I just want to wrap myself and everything around me in cozy warmth! Preferably handmade. Sewing gets… Continue reading Cozy Little Sews – More Blogging, More Sewing
You know I really, REALLY love what I do! Most days, you'll find me blissfully writing about sewing, laptop on lap, terrier snuggled close and a silly movie in the background. Seriously, is this even real life? I am sew blessed - beyond measure! There's been a lot of excitement in my Sewful Life this… Continue reading 12 Reasons I Love My Sewful Life
It's time!! Online class and event registration is now OPEN for the 2018 Sewing & Stitchery Expo! Key excitement extraordinaire!!! If you're ready, click here. My Registration Recommendations Sign up for my classes! Yes, this is shameless self-promotion, but I guarantee you'll have fun and learn a lot. My goal is to always give you "more… Continue reading Sewing & Stitchery Expo 2018 – Online Registration is Open!
The Sewful Life will be celebrating it's first birthday at the end of February 2018! Prompted by lovely posts I've seen on other blogs, I thought it would be fun to re-cap the 2017 Sewful Life posts you liked the most. So . . . . (or should that be sew?) . . . here… Continue reading The Sewful Life’s 2017 Top Ten