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great women of sewing

  • Ola Hudson: A Great Woman Of Sewing

    Art always has two balancing demands: technique and aesthetics. Sewing requires that we understand the basics of construction, how to operate a sewing machine, how to handle fabrics and shears to…

  • 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…

  • Stephanie Kwolek: A Great Woman In Sewing

    Stephanie Kwolek isn’t the first name that springs to mind when you think “famous seamstress.” ┬áBut her scientific contributions have made more impact on our world that you might think–and it…

  • Rosa Parks: A Great Woman In Sewing

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