Join Silver Spring Sewing Sisters

We invite you to Join Silver Spring Sewing Sisters for the first Sewing Class to kick off 2012. On January 22nd from 1:30-3:30pm at the Wheaton Library SSSS will have Tote Bag Making Class #2. This is the 2nd in a series of 7 tote-bags that we will create over the coming months. We are starting offContinue reading “Join Silver Spring Sewing Sisters”

Re-post: Completed my Vintage refashioning project

Hi readers, I know I’ve been remiss in my blogging duties as of late. Work has me locked down and tired at the end of the day. So I figured for the rest of this week I would re-post a couple of my favorite posts. All will be related to refashioning. I have decided that next years challenge willContinue reading “Re-post: Completed my Vintage refashioning project”

Silver Spring Sewing Sisters make Tote Bags!

Silver Spring Sewing Sisters switched things up a bit in this weeks class. With more than half the class being brand new seamstresses, SSSS went back to the basics in today’s class. After introductions were made and door prizes were distributed we were ready to get started. We began by learning how to wind aContinue reading “Silver Spring Sewing Sisters make Tote Bags!”

Shoulder/Tote Bag Making class – Basic Sewing 101

Join Silver Spring Sewing Sisters for another beginning sewing class. These sewing classes are designed to inspire you to learn to sew, become more familiar with your sewing machine and get you on your way to sewing your own clothes. Tote Bag making is a great way to get yourself comfortable with the sewing machine. Learn how toContinue reading “Shoulder/Tote Bag Making class – Basic Sewing 101”

Completed my Vintage Refashioning Project from an item found at @VintageDarling1

Well, it’s finally finished. A little bit here and a little bit there eventually I got it done. I had this visual in my mind of what I wanted it to look like if only I could find a few extra hours in the day to dedicate to the love of my life, refashioning andContinue reading “Completed my Vintage Refashioning Project from an item found at @VintageDarling1”

Bragging about Silver Spring Sewing Sisters

I’m so proud of the ladies in our sewing group. They are super dedicated to learning to sew and the proof is in the pudding. Look at these ladies finished products and how hard they worked to get them done. Silver Spring Sewing Sisters Rock!!! You go girls!!! We just launched our Facebook Group todayContinue reading “Bragging about Silver Spring Sewing Sisters”

Keep it moving – G Street Fabric Visit

On Tuesday evening a few of us sewing enthusiast from Silver Spring Sewing Sisters got together for a fabric store visit. We made a stop at G Street Fabrics in Rockville, MD. We looked at interfacing, woven & non-woven. We looked at linings, dry-clean only and machine washable. We looked at a touched silk crepe, wool crepeContinue reading “Keep it moving – G Street Fabric Visit”

Skirt Your Way to Becoming a Sewist

On Sunday afternoon the Silver Spring Sewing Sisters met for our Skirt Making Sewing class. We had 16 women participate in what ended up being a really fun and productive class. The ladies began by first selecting the fabric they wanted to use for the project. The next step was to take their waist, hipContinue reading “Skirt Your Way to Becoming a Sewist”

Frugal Weekend Activities in the DMV

A few activities for a fun frugal weekend. I will post a few additional garage and estate sales later tomorrow but I wanted to get these out there early for you to add them to your calendar. I plan to stop by the first two and will be hosting the last one on Sunday. If you live inContinue reading “Frugal Weekend Activities in the DMV”

Re-Styling your Wardrobe with Silver Spring Sewing Sisters

On May 15th from 2-4pm Silver Spring Sewing Sisters a Burda Style Sewing Club will have our 4th Sewing Meetup at Wheaton Public Library. What does it mean to restyle clothing? It means taking something from your closet and breathing new life into it by taking it apart, adding something to it or making alterationsContinue reading “Re-Styling your Wardrobe with Silver Spring Sewing Sisters”