Hey Brown Girl Spring Pop Up Market & Brunch

Hope you can join us at the Hey Brown Girl Spring Pop Up on April 23rd from 12-4pm. Message me for special discounted tickets😉 Also Pre Sale tickets are available at: Hey Brown Girl Pop Up Tix

Sew Frugal Spring Bow Blouse Pre Sale

PreSale on these color combinations💗💚❤️💙💛💙from now until April 30th. $49 until April 15th https://form.jotform.us/jsform/70589206822157“>Order Form $55 From April 16-30th. Shipping $7. #PussyBowBlouse #sewing #unique #oneofakind #shopsewfrugal #sewingproject #sewingwithsewfrugal #design #fashion #sewingofinstagram #clothingdesign #passion #handmade #thread #fashion #custompussybowblouse #sewingissexy #sewing Inbox for order forms forms NOW AVAILABLE: Crystal Button Upgrade for $10 Black Satin Sleeveless Bow Blouse $49Continue reading “Sew Frugal Spring Bow Blouse Pre Sale”

Sewing obstacles…..

Last night I panicked. My Singer serger started making an awful noise and my Husky straight stitch began sewing on its on (ghost Sewist). Yeah sure I haven’t fired up the machine in 5-8 years but so what…… Right?😂 nah I didn’t get it tuned up and no I didn’t oil it. (yes I knowContinue reading “Sewing obstacles…..”

Re-Blogging: Long Weekend Sewing Refashioning Project

Re-blogging this blog post gives me great pleasure. I can’t wait to share with you the outcome in 2012. It took a while but I finally got it finished and I’m hoping to take some photos of myself in the next couple weeks wearing my new creation. In the meantime enjoy the before pics. Re-blogContinue reading “Re-Blogging: Long Weekend Sewing Refashioning Project”

Class Field Trip: Thrift shopping@ Goodwill Rockville, MD

This evening Silver Spring Sewing Sisters took a field trip to Goodwill Retail Store in Rockville, MD. This was Meetup #3 in a series of 4 Meetups to help maintain the momentum for “Refashioning and Restyling”. This week we were focused on finding at least one item that we could use for our next refashioningContinue reading “Class Field Trip: Thrift shopping@ Goodwill Rockville, MD”

Long Weekend Sewing Refashioning Project

As I peruse the items at clothing swaps and merchandise at my local Goodwill and thrift stores I’m usually focused on finding a few new additions to my wardrobe. In recent visits I put more consideration into what can I refashion or restyle into something new and more creative. I usually choose items which don’tContinue reading “Long Weekend Sewing Refashioning Project”

Sharing My Designs

When I began teaching sewing classes earlier this year it was because I realized my life had become void of my passion. I was truly missing doing something that I love which is fun, enjoyable and rewarding.  I have been so inspired since teaching these past few sewing classes.  I’m thankful to the enthusiasm of the studentsContinue reading “Sharing My Designs”

One of my favorite sewing projects

My sewing background began with prom dresses in the early years. I helped my mother make my prom dress. When I reflect on that dress I’m not sure why I thought it was cute with those big puffy sleeves. At the time I made it work and felt like a little princess. As the years went onContinue reading “One of my favorite sewing projects”

Weekend Sewing Project

After spending a week getting organized its time to positively impact my 30 in 30 challenge. I picked up this dress during National Swap Day at Nana’s on Mt. Pleasant sponsored by Quarterlife 202 back in January. Anyone who knows me knows I don’t like short dresses or skirts but I thought this dress had potential soContinue reading “Weekend Sewing Project”

Silver Spring Sewing Sisters, Burda Style Sewing Club

Today Silver Spring Sewing Sisters – Burda Style Sewing Club  (BSSCSS) held the second beginning sewing class at the Wheaton Library in Wheaton, MD. We had a great class with great participation. Students practiced straight stitching, top stitching, learned to take their measurements and read a guide sheet. We are looking forward to our nextContinue reading “Silver Spring Sewing Sisters, Burda Style Sewing Club”

Silver Spring Sewing Sisters

Today marked the first day of sewing class for Silver Spring Sewing Sisters. The ladies learned the parts of the sewing machine, how to thread it and practiced sewing some basic stitches. In the second half if the class everyone learned how to accurately take their measurements, read a pattern envelope, read a guide sheetContinue reading “Silver Spring Sewing Sisters”