why I sew: lindsay

why I sew: lindsay

Hi everyone, it’s Lindsay here, with my last post for the season. I’m writing today about why I sew. Three years ago, my husband gave me a sewing machine for Christmas. I think he had heard me grumbling about the price of curtains and how I was sure I could make them for much cheaper. Ha! Obviously, […]

why I Sew- Stacey of Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy Crafts

why I Sew- Stacey of Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy Crafts

Hi, Stacey here today to tell you about why I sew.  Honestly, this should really be titled, “Why Don’t I Sew” because I could probably ramble on for a book’s length about why I do sew.  1.  Zippered Dragon Vest        2.  Schoolboy Vest        3.  Angry Bird Backpack       […]

why I sew: jessica from willow & stitch

why I sew: jessica from willow & stitch

Earlier this week I said (in an instagram post) that sewing means the world to me, and it’s true, it really is. Sewing may be my hobby but it’s also sew much more (excuse the pun!). Sewing brings balance to my world I haven’t always been interested in sewing. For me it’s a passion that […]

the aftermath

the aftermath

Let’s be honest.  No matter how organized one is for the start of Kids Clothes Week, we all know how things look and feel after the fact. If you’ve been sewing for a few seasons now, you probably have figured out how to prep your fabric and patterns beforehand to maximize your hour each day. […]

overcoming challenges

overcoming challenges

My kids were so kind as to share their stomach virus with me and it hit at the very worst time, day one of Kids Clothes Week. The next day, I got home late from work and discovered that I was missing a part from my machine. What I did find was a half eaten Cheeto where I thought it should have been. […]

why i sew: jess from gracious threads

why i sew: jess from gracious threads

I’ve been asked many times why I spend so much time and effort sewing my children’s clothing. Many people assume it is to save money; sadly my addiction to beautiful fabrics means I probably spend more on fabric, patterns, and machines than I would buying inexpensive mass produced clothing. I wanted to share with you […]