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October 23, 2018

Now you know I have to get involved somewhere.  So now I'm volunteering as the publicity chair for the Plano Chapter of the American Sewing Guild.  They have not had a publicity chair for two years.  I'm already enjoying getting to know people and here's a little of the publicity I've put together that was posted on Instagram.  I've developed a chapter publicity plan, social media campaigns, and there...

November 15, 2017

The Story: This top looked like something I could make with some leeway around the fit. Since it wraps and ties, then I can adjust the size easily. I also really like wrap around tops, so I wanted to give this one a try. I also discovered a fashion designer based in Ghana who designed magnificent garments featured in the Vlisco Anniversary Fashion show – Stylista. Her designs are exquisite and beautif...

July 3, 2017

The Story: My good friend, Jennifer, gave me a Craftsy online sewing class for my birthday one year.  At that time, I had not really ventured into sewing garments, so I told her I’d have to work up to this.  I started the online class in January 2017 and I worked on it over several months.  Truth be told, I got discouraged and I sewed some easier projects in between.  Finally, after learning a bit mor...

December 31, 2016

When Kim invited me to the 2014 Oklahoma Winter Quilt Show, I discovered a lot more about sewing. 

One of the crafts was Sewing Pottery at Vogies Quilts and Treasures.  I usually buy fantastic African fabric from them, but this time I wanted to try something new.  All around their booth, they had these beautiful containers made by a sewing machine.  It just so happened she was doing a demo, which convi...

December 12, 2016

Staying organized is an on going struggle. 

Since I like to buy sewing patterns during the 5 for a $1 sales and work up to them, I decided to make a library.  When I'm at the store, I just pull out my smart phone and look through it to see what patterns I already have at home. 

I took pictures of the front and back envelopes and created an album for them in Google Photos. Then I add a title to...

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