Introducing ~ Elizabeth

on February 10 | in Contributors | by | with 20 Comments

From Beth: Elizabeth from Don’t Call Me Betsy has only been sewing for a year, but what a year it’s been! She’s up next on the blog with a pillow tutorial you’ll want to make this weekend. Before that posts though, take a peek at Elizabeth’s blog. (Be sure to check out her Sliced Coins Quilt Along!)

From Elizabeth: I’ve just learned I’m the third generation of women in my family who sew. My maternal grandmother was always sewing, making all nine of her children’s clothes as well as quilts and other linens. My aunt picked up the torch and has been sewing since she was a child. My mother taught me to cross-stitch as a child, but I was never very good at it it so I gave up in my teen years. She also attempted to teach me to knit, but all I have to show for it are a few knitted coasters. I picked up sewing last year on a whim, and quickly fell head over heels in love. I devoured every book I could find at the library on the subject and taught myself. I started simple, with receiving blankets and such, and graduated quickly to quilting, which seems to be my passion. I started a blog in the fall last year where I share my creative exploits, Don’t Call Me Betsy. When I’m not sewing and quilting, I’m chasing after a very active little boy who will turn three this month.

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20 Responses to Introducing ~ Elizabeth

  1. Debbie says:

    I’m impressed that you have only been sewing for a year!!

  2. welcome to this wonderful world of sewing and quilting!

  3. sharonj says:

    Wonderful blog, thank you for letting us meet Elizabeth!

  4. Sylvia says:

    Love the blog and her pillows.

  5. Rebecca says:

    Great tutorial!

  6. Anya says:

    Great blog! Thanks!

  7. SewLindaAnn says:

    Nice to meet you Elizabeth, I’m going over to check out your blog.

  8. Rebmara says:

    Thank you for the tutorial :)

  9. CJ says:

    I didn’t realize that you’ve only been sewing about a year! WOW! You go girl!

  10. Beautiful quilts on your blog–I’m always looking for more inspiration!

  11. wow! you have accomplished a lot in a year

  12. Bethany says:

    Geat blog…I always love finding new sources of inspiration!

  13. Cassandra says:

    Loved the tutorial. Thanks for sharing!

  14. Rosa in the Antipodes says:

    Your blog is a great inspiration! Congratulations!

  15. patricia says:

    Your blog looks great Elizabeth. I can’t wait to see your tutorial.

  16. Elizabethdx says:

    Elizabeth, you’ve got me as a fan with just the name of your blog. As another Elizabeth, I’m rarely “Betsy’ed” but I’m often “Liz-ed.” And you got it, Don’t Call Me Liz. But back to the topic at hand, congratulations on your stunning mastery of sewing and quilting–all while being the mother of a young and active boy. Your pillow is gorgeous.

  17. Kate F. says:

    The ears on the hare kill me– precious!

  18. Karen says:

    wow–she is inspiring. Gorgeous pillows!

  19. Helena P says:

    I love her blog, I discovered it last week, I cannot believe she has only been sewing for a year, what an inspiration.

  20. Desirée says:

    nice to learn more about you!

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