Bib Sewing Mar 24_2117

Bibs for Baby

So, starting with something different here. In March 2017 I had the fun opportunity of being a pattern tester… for the very first time. The call went out in a patterning Facebook group for baby bibs. “Hey! I have a baby who uses bibs. And I have just enough time to make a few.” I filled out the Google form and hit submit. Lisa at Cucicucicoo Patterns was a delight to work with as was Read More…

New Beginning pic

New Beginning or Different Course?

For you that stumble upon this here blog of mine, you may be entirely new to following me online, or perhaps have joined me on the path of (historical) sewing for years…. Literally, I’ve been teaching sewing since 2004 and been online with a blog since 2008. Then there’s a few of you who’ve only recently found me in the last year or so through my popular blog, Historical Sewing, and are wondering why this? Read More…

EL Welcome

Hello world!

  Welcome! Stay tuned as I get my new blog up & running with sewing tutorials, inspirational posts, pretty pictures and more as I explore creating modern and historical fashions with cotton fabrics using a variety of contemporary and period techniques. Come have fun in our Joyful Community!   P.S. You can currently follow me at my blog Historical Sewing and on Facebook until I get more on this blog and a new FB page. I also sell patterns Read More…