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  • Ann Lowe: A Great Woman of Sewing

    The word “dressmaker” seems to speak differently to me than the word “seamstress.” Almost as if I think a dressmaker is someone who sews for herself but a seamstress sews for…

  • Rosa Parks: A Great Woman In Sewing

    I grew up in Montgomery, Alabama.  The earliest school memories I have celebrated the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March from Selma, and the Civil Rights movement in a very personal and…

  • Survey: What Thread Do You Use?

    I’ve written about thread before, including my obsession with this microscopic analysis of thread fibers.  I love the idea that at the tiniest scale, thread ISN’T the same, and that the…

  • The Story of Sandra

    When I was finished writing the book and sitting down to add the little extras, I thought long and hard to search my gut and create a dedication that was fitting…