Creative Opportunities · sewing

What I’m Teaching at Sewing & Stitchery Expo 2019

The biggest and most exciting sewing show of the year is coming soon and I'd love to see you in class! This year I'll be teaching 3 different classes at the 2019 Sewing & Stitchery Expo in Puyallup WA. Even though, I've taught at the Expo for many years, I'm SUPER excited about what my… Continue reading What I’m Teaching at Sewing & Stitchery Expo 2019

More Blogging, More Sewing · Seasonal Sewing · sewing

I’ll Be Sewn for Christmas . . . Part Two

The countdown is on, the tree is up and you're still missing a few presents. No worries, there's still time to sew!! Off in my alter-blogging life on Coats and Clark's Sewing Secrets blog, I've got a couple more posts with cool, quick stuff to sew. All rounded up from talented, creative bloggers out on… Continue reading I’ll Be Sewn for Christmas . . . Part Two

More Blogging, More Sewing · Seasonal Sewing · sewing

I’ll be Sewn for Christmas . . . Part One

Over in my alter ego blogging life, AKA Coats and Clark's Sewing Secrets blog, I wrote two posts I thought you'd love right now. So, QUICK, before we all go holiday-crazy, here you go!! The Whole Truth And let's be clear . . . these are compilations of fabulous tutorials I found on other blogs… Continue reading I’ll be Sewn for Christmas . . . Part One

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

The Six Year Kimono

I LOVE this kimono now, but it was a definite struggle! It began with vintage Japanese fabrics that I loved, pieced together, put in a drawer, dragged back out, re-assembled and finally finished. Six. Years. Later. Yes, you read that right. Six. Years. And, both the kimono and I lived to tell the tale! For… Continue reading The Six Year Kimono

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

My Pumpkin Spice Kimono

In my ongoing obsession with kimonos, I decided to try the Indygo Junction Contemporary Kimono with fabrics from my stash. The colors are marvelously Fall-friendly and definitely convey the flavor of Pumpkin Spice! Every Fabric Has a Story Years ago, I fell in love with and purchased a stunning Yukata Cotton fabric from local purveyor… Continue reading My Pumpkin Spice Kimono