Need Inspiration or Motivation?

Need Inspiration or Motivation?

Stitching for most everyone, beginner or not, vision or not. Especially for those parents and individuals looking for resources to inspire what to do to occupy their time, hands, nerves, thoughts or to express their feelings of this season of time in our world through...
Q & A: Adapting Strip Quilting

Q & A: Adapting Strip Quilting

Questions: Where does a Visually Impaired person start when it comes to quilting or is quilting possible? Yes, quilting is possible to do non-visually. I have found the strip quilting method is not complicated non-visually. This technique is conducive to team sewing,...
2017 Spring/Summer Fashion

2017 Spring/Summer Fashion

Spring gardens are definitely reflected in this season’s fashion prints, colors and textiles. There is something to be found for whatever style desired; especially in classic, bohemian, retro 1950’s to 1980’s and Asian Indian influences. Any needle artist who can do...
Q & A: How does one non-visually trim a hem allowance evenly?

Q & A: How does one non-visually trim a hem allowance evenly?

Templates are the key. First someone has to measure the hem length up from the floor and pin the hem in place. Decide what width of hem is needed, then cut a template out of lightweight cardboard. I use cardboard from the back of note pads or packaging. Use a paper...
Q & A: What’s in your sewing box?

Q & A: What’s in your sewing box?

To enjoy your sewing, mending and needle arts projects it helps to have the right tools or notions. Here is a list of basics found in or with my portable sewing case and in a sewing box. Yes, I use two or more containers with basics; works well to take items on the go...