Month: June 2009

Introducing ~ Meg

Meg’s done all of the research so you can find the very best serger for your sewing needs. Her article is coming up next… In the meantime, check out her Fashioned by Meg blog, Meg’s etsy shop and her bio:

From Meg: Hi! I am Meg from Fashioned by Meg. I am a California girl currently living in Indiana- hopefully, we should be back in California by September! I am the wife of Kurt, my wonderful lawyer husband, and the mom to the two sweetest little girls, Juliana and Felicity. I like to sew everything! I learned to sew when I was a teenager, but only recently got back to sewing a couple of years ago. I finished my first quilt last month, and I can’t wait to make more!

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Introduction ~ Sally

Sally grew up in a family of sewing teachers and now teaches sewing herself! She teaches at bolt fabric boutique in Portland, Oregon and gives private sewing lessons. She has two little boys, ages 4 and 10 months and helps her husband manage a big garden, 5 chickens, and one rambunctious dog. Sally spends her free time focusing mostly on sewing garments for herself and the wee ones, but she also quilts and has designed a Farmers Market Tote Bag pattern that she sells on Etsy.

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Introduction ~ Pam

Pam has been sewing since she was 10, starting off with doll clothes and eventually moving up to prom dresses and her wedding dress. She mostly focuses now on quilting and making clothes and toys for her children. You can find out more about her and her sewing projects over at her blog, Pantsfreesia.

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Needles Sampler Winner

The winner of the Needles Sampler from Husqvarna and our Sewing Machine Needles post is Alisha who wrote, “Of course! The needle! I’ve been thinking that my tension was all messed up, but haven’t been able to get it right. I bet it’s actually the needle. Lots of good info here.” Congratulations,...

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Introduction ~ Jessie

Jessie Keating has lived in Seattle and Boston, studied in Guadalajara, and traveled all over the US. She has a degree in art, speaks a bit of Spanish, and has been a waitress, receptionist, assistant, book keeper, tutor, and nanny. Now she’s a picture-taking, sewing, painting, drawing, knitting, quilting, card-making, thrift store shopping, stay at home mama to one little boy…

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Sewing Machine Meme

Welcome to Sewing Machine Month on the Sew,Mama,Sew! blog! We’ll learn more about sewing machine components (feet, feet, feet, buttonholes, needles, etc.). We have a fantastic sewing machine cover tutorial, interviews, we’ll explore decorative stitches, we’ll talk about older (workhorse!) machines and more! Today we’re kicking off a Sewing Machine Meme…

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FFF/Giveaway Day Winners

It was so fun to read your enthusiastic responses to Giveaway Day!  I think Hilary said it so well–“It makes the world a smaller and warmer place.”   I have to give all the credit to Beth, who has the best organizational skills of anyone I know.  She manages all the entries and questions with skill and grace. The winners of the SMS remnant and scrap bags are  Amber, Dot, Jules, Lorajean and Kandra. Look for an email from us today.  I’ll keep my fingers crossed for the rest of you as you wait to find out if you...

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