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!
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
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!
It's EASY for me to get to the Puyallup WA Sewing & Stitchery Expo every year. That's one of the lovely perks of living in the state of Washington. But, no matter where you live, you should be coming to the show the first weekend in March of 2018, too! Over the next few weeks… Continue reading Sewing & Stitchery Expo 2018 – The Brochure is Ready!
Last Saturday, a group of 70+ women who are incredibly important to sewing in the Pacific Northwest gathered for their annual meeting. If you've attended the Puyallup WA Sewing & Stitchery Expo, you know these women. They are the tireless volunteers who are the heart and soul of the Sewing Expo and the real secret… Continue reading Inspiration! – The Volunteers of CTAW
When I’m not sewing or sleeping, I’m usually knitting and I love going to the Seattle Mariners Stitch ‘n Pitch event each Summer. This is a night at the ballpark for knitters and stitchers of all kinds and it began right here in Seattle. If you've never gone, you can come with me today! For… Continue reading Stitch ‘n Pitch – My Knitful Life
Today is about encouragement! I hope that once you've read this, you'll sew more, post more, wear more and enter more. Because . . . if not now, when?! At the beginning of May, I made a personal commitment to wear something that I had made everyday. It was my response to the wonderful challenge… Continue reading Contests, Contentment & Confidence
Charitable sewing - are you involved in some way? There's nothing so marvelous as using your hands, heart and needles to help and encourage someone in need. And, gathering with your creative sisters and brothers to make things to donate is an exceptionally delicious joy! I'm helping to lead a new Sew and Serve group… Continue reading Charitable Sewing – Needle, Hands & Heart