I remember learning to sew at school when I was about 8 yrs old. I remember thinking just how wonderful it was! My mother sewed most of our fancy dresses so I watched her quite a bit. But over the years I have found that sewing, esp. My own clothes, is definitely "therapy" for me. It calms me down & stops any anxious thinking. I become totally centred on the project to hand. I think this could be called "Mindfulness".

Craftsy Member since June 2013

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Embroidering Monograms by Machine
Editing Essentials: Professional Lettering Techniques
In the Hoop Gifts
Sew Quick, Quicker, Quickest
Stitch Savvy: Creative Machine Embellishments
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
New Directions in Tumbling Blocks
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Stunning Circle Quilt
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Paper-Pieced Stars
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Stabilizer Savvy
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Micro Torch Basics
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Creative Serging
Stupendous Stitching
Design Your Own Handbag
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Machine Embroidered Appliqué
Sew the Perfect Fit
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
Epoxy Clay Artistry
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Fast-Track Fitting
Stitch & Slash
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Sewing Fashion Knits
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Sewing With Knits
Machine Embroidered Classics
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Fabric Know-How
Machine Embroidery With Knits
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
Continuous-Line Embroidery
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Machine Embroidered Lace Classics
Thread Savvy: Stitch Flawlessly With Any Thread
Dimensional Machine Embroidery
Quilted Kaleidoscopes

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Class: Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
with Kristin Link

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