It’s been a year since the day Jessica and Ben were married. Jessica is my middle daughter who just like me, shares the love of sewing all things. She opened up her own sewing studio when she moved to Atlanta Georgia. My how time flies by, and how busy we all are. It might be a year later, but I wanted to share with my sewing family and friends the labor of love that my sewing students showed for Jessica … Read More
This year Sarah not only wanted to challenge herself in making her own prom dress, she also wanted to make sure she had a gown that no one else would have, and one that fit her perfect! The second she saw this beautiful cream lace gown designed and made by a lady in a store on fabric row in Philadelphia, she knew this was her inspiration for her junior prom gown! When she ask the lady at the store if she … Read More
Fourteen of us from the studio headed to 2017 New York Couture Fashion Week! What a wonderful time we had. We began our day early in the morning with a stop at Wawa to grab breakfast and coffee for our journey. As soon as we arrived in New York City we immediately headed to several fabric stores in the garment district. Then it was off to lunch for some New York Style Pizza. At lunch we met up with one … Read More
Is it a bird?, a plane?…, No, it’s super heroes in the sewing studio! This girl scout troop designed and made their very own fully lined super hero capes to earn their sewing badge. Each of the girls picked their fabric colors and designed their very own logo for the back of the cape. We have Bat Girl, Cat Girl, Star Girl, and Anchor Girl!
Aliz celebrated her 9th birthday here at Love to Sew Studio with an Emoji Sewing Birthday Party. The girls had a lot of fun learning to sew and designing and creating the different emoji faces. Aliz even came to her party in a top she made here at summer camp. Can you guess which Emoji face the birthday girl made? Maybe the party hat sewn onto the Emoji face might be a clue!
We are so proud of Ashley for her transformation flower pedal skirt she made from an old bridesmaid’s dress! Lots of cutting and seam ripping was done on the old gown. A base skirt was made from the under layer of the gown, and the pedals were made from the outer layer of the gown. What a fun and rewarding project. She made the top she’s wearing too! This look was featured in her line in our 2016 fall fashion show, where … Read More
What a fun and exciting challenge this Fabric Suitcase Workshop, “To Grandmother’s House We Go!” was! Students were able to pick their pre-quilted fabric, coordinating lining fabric, and the colorful fabric for their inside pocket. The students learned new skills like sewing with layers of heavy weight fabrics, how to sew an industrial zipper, how to line the suitcase, and more. Our instructors had to do the last step in sewing the suitcase together and adding the bias tape around the edges. … Read More
“Go, go, Joseph, You know what they say!” And what I’m saying is how proud I am of my student Olivia for taking on the project of designing and making the coat for her school musical, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat.” At age 14 she was ask to make it as close to the broadway version starring Donny Osmond as possible, and what an under taking it was. More than twenty eight yards of fabric, and about thirty … Read More