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...

“Insight Radio” Interview

A few weeks ago I had an interview with Sandra Gayer in London via Skype for Insight Radio in Europe. It will broadcast between 7:00 AM and 8:00 AM Wednesday, 26th, morning London time which is between 11:00 PM and 12:00 PM Tuesday, 25th, night California time. Here...
Discovery: My favorite Needle Threader

Discovery: My favorite Needle Threader

I am elated to find a vender selling my favorite needle threader! I wanted to give the metal 4-inch-looped-needle-threader to those who attended my book launching party this past March, yet discovered the venders no longer carried them. I was so sad. This morning I...
Q & A: Finding Others Who Enjoy Needle Arts

Q & A: Finding Others Who Enjoy Needle Arts

Question: Where can I meet others who like Needle Arts/sewing/textiles? There are numerous Needle Arts Guilds and Textile Museums one can join to find friends who share your passion or interests. Also, find local sewing schools or fabric and yarn stores with classes...