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Sew-Alongs & Tutorials


Coming soon!

You can currently access all my sew-alongs, which are listed in the right column of my blog (as well as in the archives).

Just click the links!

4 comments:

  1. Hey!
    I just wanted to shoot you a comment and a sort of "thank you" for your great web page. I love it!
    I'm a 50 plus woman from the Pacific Northwest & often find myself unable to simply go to sleep at the end of the day (lots of anxiety these days) so I find myself perusing the web for some "happy images" to help me into a better frame of mind. Well, one night a few months ago I happened upon your page and was captivated! A man who sews? A man who knows what his way around a sewing machine & loves fabric? Tell me more!
    I have a sick obsession with three things...fabric stores, yarn (I'm sort of a fiber freak) and second hand shops. (where I often find something I can remake into something useful for myself or someone else. My latest obsession is Harris tweed.)
    I also love your collection of sewing machines! I have nine myself, 3 antique treadles, an antique electric Singer and 5 more modern ones. I am not VERY skilled but I am able to hold my own with a pattern or make it up as I go pretty well, and really enjoy the creativity of sewing & hand embroidery. I am sure my Husband would prefer I had some other type of passion, like something that didn't take up so much space. But, I yam what I yam. It can't be helped. The nice things is...there's a support group for what ails me. It's called the fabric store!
    What I really want you to know is this...you inspire me to stop overthinking every freaking project & just trust my instincts. To be daring a little & try new things, and also step outside my comfort zone & look at projects more optimistically, rather than just saying "oh, I could never pull THAT off". Because maybe I CAN! Maybe, if I watch a few tutorials and get a little gumption I can make the thing I'm afraid I'll mess up. (and I'm terrified of wasting fabric.)
    I absolutely love that you are fairly new to sewing and have mastered some complex skills and make fantastic stuff. (RESPECT!) I love that you don't seem to be afraid of making mistakes and are willing to take risks with new things in order to create that fantastic stuff & make it just the way you want it. I wish I could be so brave with a pair of shears & my sewing machine. I enjoy seeing what you are working on and your completed projects too. Your photos & blog posts are often just the thing I need at the end of a long & frustrating day to feast my eyes on a "happy place" so I can doze off in peace & forget about my worries for a while.
    Thanks for your web page. I enjoy it and all the inspiration you instill. I can't possibly be alone in my thinking on this. It just isn't possible.
    Looking forward to your next project.
    Lee, in Seattle.

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    1. Lee, thank you so much for your lovely comment. It totally made my day!

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  2. I totally agree with Lee...keep up the great work! Marg

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  3. Hi Peter,
    Just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate you. Awhile back, you did the Negroni sewalong, which I'm currently working on-and very challenged by. Having the sewalong still accessible on your blog has been a wellspring of good information and encouragement for me.
    You are so wonderful & I'm happy to have found your blog!
    Thank you,
    Theresa

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