How is it that 15,000 years later, a survival skill of the highest order and an important invention for humanity has come to be classified as "women's work" and, at the same time, declassified as a life skill? In our Alabama Chanin sewing workshops and group or corporate meetings around a...

Learn to Sew Good with the fashion recycling charity TRAID at monthly workshops held at the TRAID Camden store. Bring a garment you no longer wear, and they'll give you the skills you need to fix, alter and revive your wardrobe. Workshops will be held on the second Thursday of every month...

What were some of the most popular activities at Craftcation? The financial workshops on bookkeeping and accounting were hugely popular. Sometimes it's hard for creative minds to get a handle on the numbers stuff. The food and sewing workshops also were well attended. Attendees that...

Sewing the failed swimsuit meant I gathered a lot of information on sewing swimwear knits and how to properly line everything. Which I'm sure will come in handy in the future! The most important thing is: no matter how long you've been sewing, you're constantly learning something new! I think

Just because I tend to take a more "Preservationist" viewpoint (as Tilly aptly called it), doesn't mean that everyone must, or I somehow am looking down my nose at those that don't follow that method (I detest Vintage Sewing Snobbery!). So if you find an aspect helpful in this post, then I...

 

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