All about the wonderful world of sewing and textile arts
We're making progress on renovations for the ABQ Sewing Studio, Home of Among Brenda's Quilts & Bags. The building has been around since the 1880's and used to be a stable.
ABQ's new space will have room for zipper and hardware stock, pattern printing, shipping, office, sewing space and most importantly, teaching space!
I’m a Baby Lock Ambassador in Canada, and they've provided me with a new sewing machine. Watch as I unbox Destiny.
Voyager Bag class at Undercover Quilts & More. Some added help with pressing and fusing meant almost everyone was close to a finished bag when the day was over.
It was a full day at The Quilt Store in Newmarket, Ontario when I taught the Voyager Bag to an enthusiastic group.
Winter is the best time to come up with new designs, and so far this year I'm introducing the Organizer Duo and The Norfolk Bag.
PAN missions sees Canadian sewing enthusiasts travel to Nicaragua to teach sewing skills that help women form sewing co-ops. Other activities include milk bag mat weaving, knitting, and crochet.
It has been BUSY here this past week. A quilt show, a Christmas Show, and a few side trips thrown in for good measure. Not to mention some good news!
I don’t know what it is about this simple knot but it seems to impress others when demonstrated. Use it to start off handwork like quilting or appliqué.
Handmade gifts made with love by you! If you plan to sew gifts for your family and friends, we have patterns, hardware, zippers and notions that make it easy.
All fall, whenever I've found a moment I've been preparing for CreativFestival. It's the premier sewing, knitting, scrapbooking, quilting, beading and embroidery show in Ontario. This is the second of these shows I've done this year!
Product photo day turned interesting. I was outside taking photographs of some of my bags and quilts when our backyard squirrels started quite a commotion.