Now OPEN for Registration: The Murder Mystery Quilt & the League of Adventurous Dressmakers!

Now open for registration!  Both the Murder Mystery Quilt AND the League of Adventurous Dressmakers are now ready for you to join! The League of Adventurous Dressmakers is a monthly subscription club that focuses on in-depth technique lessons for better garment sewing.  As more and more of us seek to sew our own clothes, we want to be […]

Still Room in the Fall Wardrobe and Pants ecourses!

I have been absent lately, busily humming away on three different major projects that are getting ready to come to fruit, and I’m just about to poke my head out and share them all with you (I really think, sincerely, that you’ll be delighted when you see what I’ve been working on, and it’s all […]

Sewing for Your Home E-Course Begins Today!

It’s not too late to join us! Sign up and get started right. this. second.  Make lovely things that last, make great memories and stronger sewing skills, and make hay while the sun shines to prepare for a happy home this summer.

Bed Skirt, Duvet and Curtains. Sort Of.

The mattress for our oldest child’s hot pink four-poster bed finally arrived today!  Woot!  I had been waiting and waiting for it to get here so I could take some photos of these other projects for the Sewing for Your Home e-course: the bed skirt, the duvet, and the tab-top curtains.  Sadly, our youngest child […]

Pile of Pillows!

I think it would be hard to do home dec sewing and not make a least one giant pile of pillows.  These are for my oldest child, to go on her new hot pink bed, and when she saw them she said, “These make me think of Grammie, since she always has pillows all over […]

Circular Placemat and Mitered Napkin

Next week I begin the Sewing for Your Home e-course, and this week, I’m sharing a few of the projects to give you a taste of what we’ll be doing in class!  These are two of the Week 1 projects, a circular placemat and a mitered napkin.  The weight and body of this placemat are […]

Giveaway at True Up–One Spot in the Essential Sewing E-Course!

This weekend, you could win a spot in the Essential Sewing e-course that begins on Monday!  Jog on over to True Up, our favorite all-fabric-all-the-time blog, and leave a comment for a chance to win.  Giveaway closes Monday morning! There are still spots remaining in the class if you’d like to join!  Registration will remain […]

Essential Sewing e-course now registering!

Hooray!! The first online sewing class I’m offering this year, Essential Sewing, is now open for registration!  I really love teaching this class–it offers such a wide range of skills and is enormously beneficial both for total newbie beginners and folks who have more experience at their sewing machine but want a good grounding in […]

Um, I LOVE Me a 45% Discount, Yo.

This offer is no longer active. Please see the e-courses page to register for current online sewing classes! This past year, I taught a series of online sewing classes–and loved, loved, loved every second of it.  I thought that teaching online would be a cool complement to teaching in person, but I learned that it’s […]

Space Still Open in Modern Quilt E-Course!

There are still spots left in the Modern Quilt online class starting next Monday!  Read the full description here.  The e-course is primarily video instruction, along with photos, downloads, and some amazing audio interviews with folks like Elizabeth Hartman of Oh, Fransson!; Rachel of Stitched in Color; Sarah Fielke of Material Obsession fame; Amanda McPorkchop […]

Registration OPEN for the Essential Sewing e-course!

Registration is now OPEN for the Essential Sewing online e-course!  I originally taught this class in January, and hadn’t expected to offer it again this calendar year, but have had so many emails and tweets and inquiries that I’m going ahead and teaching the class once more, now that school is back in session and […]

Last Days to Get Early Bird Discount on the Fall Wardrobe Online Class!

We’ve already got a really great group together for the Fall Wardrobe e-course that starts on Monday, and we’d love to have you join us!  Looking to master sewing with printed patterns, make chic wardrobe staples, and learn some new techniques to take your sewing to the next level?  Wanting to do some sewing for […]

Fall Wardrobe ecourse: Mastering Sewing with Patterns! Some Questions: Answered.

I’ve had a few emails come through with questions about the e-course–details that it might have been nice for me to mention to all of you yesterday.  Thought I’d share the replies here in case it helps you to get off the fence and come join us!  It’s already looking to be a really fun […]

Fall Wardrobe E-Course Registration OPEN!

Now open for registration:  the Fall Wardrobe e-course! We’ll be sewing up five really fantastic patterns for fall: a skirt, a dress, a blouse, a jacket, and pants!  Mix-and-match these pieces, make them up in different fabrics, fill your closet this autumn with new clothing for YOU.  If you’ve been wanting to take the plunge […]

Don't Be Late for Patternmaking, Early Birds!

Just a couple days left to take advantage of the early bird discount on registration for the Beginning Patternmaking e-course! Get more info on the class here, and click through to register (or just click the button over in the left sidebar).  It’s already shaping up to be a really lovely group of folks from […]