Do you know what you want
to do when you grow up? After 25 years of talking myself
out of working my passion, I’ve succumbed. Doing what you love
and making things to provide for life’s basic needs, be it cooking,
home building or sewing clothes, brings indescribable satisfaction.
So, I’ve moved to a home expressly for the potential studio space,
built that studio and offer the space to you, to help you bring
out the maker in you.
I have sewn all my life, learning
at my mother’s knee at the age of six. After torturing my dolls
with myriad experimental fashions, I moved on to dressing all the
neighborhood kids. Halter tops, quilted purses, and re-constructed
jeans garments were donned by all the friends who couldn’t escape
me. Read my blog for more musings on the sewing experience from
me and other lounge visitors.
I studied textiles, clothing construction and pattern making and
taught beginning sewing as a teacher’s aid at Eastern Washington
University and have continued learning and taking classes here in
the Northwest throughout adulthood. I am a Certified
Sewing Instructor (CSI) through the Palmer/Pletsch System of
Sewing-- THE fashion
sewing gurus for over 30 years.
I love everything about sewing, from the whirr of the machine to
the touch of the fabric, and I can’t wait to share the art with
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