Category Archives: Where I Sew

You Are a Winner

Kathy

This blog post title can be interpreted in several different ways. 1) A self-affirming message to myself that it’s never too late to get back on track and feel good about progress (however incremental). The Where I Sew Month winners are 2 1/2 months overdue, Quilting on the Go was reviewed in June – really?…

Where I Sew – Bari J. Ackerman

Bari J Studio

I am a fabric, sewing pattern and surface designer. I love to create. And, I love to share ideas and dreams with other creative people. The Bari J. brand debuted in 2004 featuring handbags and accessories. In 2009 I changed the focus of the business to fabric and surface design and sewing patterns. My first book,…

Where I Sew – Nicole Mallalieu of You Sew Girl

Nicole Mallalieu Studio

Nicole Mallalieu is the designer, pattern-maker and writer behind YOU SEW GIRL patterns.  As well as making patterns, she also teaches sewing and patternmaking, and writes books and the occasional magazine project. Nicole’s passion and work is all about helping people to sew better than they ever thought they could, focusing on detailed instructions for…

Where I Sew – Alison Glass

Alison Glass Studio

Alison Glass is a fabric designer for Andover Fabrics. Upcoming fabric lines include: Sun Print, Clover Sunshine, and Field Day. She has a line of quilt and embroidery patterns launching this summer, and recently opened up an online shop on her website to sell her art prints. Alison’s Links: Website and Shop, Blog, Instagram, Pinterest,…

Where I Sew – Carrie Bloomston of SUCH Designs

Carrie Bloomston Studio

Carrie Bloomston is a seeker, mama, artist, and designer. My work – whether abstract painting, designing sewing patterns and fabric, or parenting, is all about expressing joy and love. For me, art is a place to figure the world out – to make sense of it. Expressing myself through art and design allows me to…

Where I Sew – Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Victoria Findlay Wolfe Studio

I live in NYC, and make one of a kind quilts based off just 15 minutes of improvisational play. I am an author, “15 Minutes of Play,” fabric designer for Newcastle fabrics, with my first line hitting stores in early fall called Sonnet, on the board of the Quilt Alliance and run a community project…

Where I Sew – Rae Hoekstra of Made by Rae

Rae Hoekstra Sewing Room

Rae Hoekstra is the designer and blogger behind Made by Rae. Her sewing pattern designs for women and children include the Washi Dress and Geranium Dress (which has just been released in sizes 6-12 in addition to the original newborn to 5T range), as well as a number of free tutorials and patterns on her blog. Look…

Where I Sew – Latifah Saafir of The Quilt Engineer

Latifah Saafir Sewing Room

I’m Latifah Saafir and I blog at The Quilt Engineer. I live with and help take care of my 92 year old grandfather and I use his dining room table to sew on. It doesn’t reflect my aesthetic but it is sort of fun to sew under the chandelier that he hung years ago and…

Where I Sew – Sarah of Cali Faye Collection

Cali Faye Sewing Room

My minimalistic approach in the children’s fashion world shows not only in the space in which I create but also in the sewing patterns I design. My intention behind every Cali Faye Collection design is clean and simple, yet so appropriate and fun. The space in which my creative energy is focused plays a huge…

Where I Sew – Kenna Ogg of Madison Cottage Design

Madison Cottage Design

I was working for an assortment of vendors at the quilts shows and eventually got my butt in gear and started designing patterns. Madison Cottage Design is on its second year. I wholesale only and still do shows with other vendors. I love my little sewing room, even though my table is always a mess,…