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
Friends, I’m so excited to share that my book, “Sew Bags: The Practical Guide to Making Purses, Totes, Clutches & More; 13 Skill-Building Projects”. This project has been two years in the making and will be published by Stash Books, in June 2019.Read More
Have you ever wondered how to make a umbrella hole tablecloth? I'm going to show you how to adapt a tablecloth to fit an umbrella pole- without adding a zipper. Bias binding and velcro will make a much nicer finish.Read More
I think there was something magical in the snow on Sunday. As I began the Wedding Veil Making Workshop, the first of a series of DIY wedding workshop experiences, huge snowflakes began to fall, as if on cue.
In this workshop, we made custom wedding veils. With the exception of one mother of the bride, none of these women had sewn before. Making a veil is a very simple hand-sewing project. Perhaps because of the cost associated with weddings and the dreams tied to it, very few people actually make their own veil. I'd like to change that.Read More
Are you ready to DIY the ultimate wedding accessory? I am teaching a bridal veil making class at Jollity & Co. to top anything you can learn on Pinterest! I spent years designing wedding gowns and veils and am ready to help you make the veil of your dreams.Read More