When learning to sew, there are so many things to try to keep in mind. Adults, in my experience, are really focused on trying to sew a straight line and make their project perfect- even the first time. While I do appreciate the impulse, I try to explain that sewing is just so much more than straight stitching. That will come with time, I promise! Instead, what I like to emphasize is the importance of taking your time to prepare your work. By learning to slow down and focus on the fabric grain, cutting and pinning, you will end up with a vastly superior finished product than one that might be stitched “straight” but sloppily prepared.Read More
Hop to it and invite these adorable bunnies into your home! The playful wool felt bunnies make this kit the perfect addition to your spring decor, or to be found in a little someone’s Easter basket!
Kit includes wool and rayon felt, batting, embroidery thread, needle, pompom tail, and step by step instructions to complete. Finished bunny measures about 4 inches high +3” ears. Each kit comes beautifully packaged in a kraft paper box with a double faced satin ribbon sealed with a Liberty of London sticker.Read More
Last weekend, I taught my first adult workshop of this year. Like with each workshop that I do with children, I learn something new. As I clean up after everyone leaves, I think about what went right during the time and also what I can do to streamline or improve the experience for everyone next time.Read More
Our annual holiday event is a celebration of the incredible creative talent that Norfolk has to offer. On November 24th, we will transform Colley Avenue into a holiday shopping extravaganza featuring handmade items, DIY workshops, immersive experiences, festive music and much more.Read More