Alterations, Sewing, Uncategorized

Capes Are For More Than Superheros

So a woman contacted me and asked if I could do capes.  I had just completed 140 felt superhero capes for our church vacation bible school.  Their theme was Jesus is My Superhero and the director wanted all of the students to have a cape for the program.  Four bolts of pink and blue felt… Continue reading Capes Are For More Than Superheros

Alterations, Sewing

I Got Published

The momma of the beautiful little girl is  a dear friend and she shared with me the struggles that she has finding cute boutique clothing for her daughter.  It is a struggle that I know all too well. For me, the challenge had been issued and I knew I had the skills to tackle it. … Continue reading I Got Published

Alterations, Sewing

Generation We and Working With Their Hands

While scanning my Twitter feed, I ran across this article re-tweeted by HootSuite concerning Millennials and the social media skills they lack. I had not heard the Millennials referred to as Generation We or Generation Me but I find that it is an accurate description. Those born between 1980 and 2000 have: predispositions of Generation Me – idealism,… Continue reading Generation We and Working With Their Hands

Alterations, Sewing, Tools

My First Seam Gauge (After 40+ Years)

I must be the McGyver of sewing. I've learned to take whatever is available and adapt it to my needs at that moment. Lack of resources, both financially and geographically, have always dictated that I work with whatever is on hand. This is a skill that is lost on the younger generations of today, by… Continue reading My First Seam Gauge (After 40+ Years)