We’re all very excited for the latest Sew It All hitting newsstands June 17, or for a few lucky people it’s already at their favorite fabric shop or grocery newsstand and you’re all ready making the fun projects.
This issue has some fantastic contributors, so let’s give a shout out to all of them! You can also find more information on these lovely ladies on our website, the articles from this issue and past issues. Please click on to their links below to find out more on all the awesome things they do for the creative community.
Many of these ladies have Facebook pages, Twitter and Instagram accounts, blogs, websites, Etsy shops(whew!) and some hold full time jobs in addition! And, yes they would love to hear from you! Be sure to check them out when you pick up a copy of Sew It All Volume 8.
Susan Beck has loved creating with fabric, a needle and thread for most of her life. Susan is an educator, writer and editor for Bernina of America. Visit berninausa.com to see what she’s up to.
Lucy Blaire owns East Camp Home for which she is a designer, blogger and seamstress. In addition to running her shop, she writes for magazines and books. She lives in Catskill, NY, with her husband and daughter. Check out her designs at eastcamphome.com.
Nicole Blumis pursuing a life filled with making things. She is the co-author of Improv Sewing. Read about her sewing adventures at ourimprovdiary.wordpress.com.
Ashley Briggs is a former Sew News editor and Alaskan weather girl who now spends her time sewing and crocheting in a small town in Colorado. When not stitching, she can be found working out, walking her dog and blogging at yardageandyarn.com.
Joylyn Buckingham retired from a career in teaching to enjoy her favorite pastime: sewing. No longer a necessity to clothe her children, she now sews and blogs at joysjotsshots.blogspot.com.
Rhonda Buss is a woman of many talents. She’s a pilot, writer, artist, dog lover and sewist. She lives in Chicago, where she drafts patterns and sews for her blog at Rhonda’s Creative Life.
Jennifer Davey works as a freelance designer for iLoveToCreate. She lives in Clovis, CA, with her husband and three children, and loves sharing her joy for creating with others. Vist bestillmycraftingheart.blogspot.com to learn more.
Carol Ingram is a sewing educator and textile artist residing in Florida. She loves learning new techniques to express her artistic vision.
Sharon Madsen is a Midwestern gal who loves dogs, shoes and chocolate. She began sewing when she was 8 years old and hasn’t stopped since. She blogs about her sewing adventures at sharonsews.blogspot.com.
Kim Saba holds a degree in fashion design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She loves to sew, play with her two dogs and collect everything vintage. Take a peek at etsy.com/shop/foxandbearvintage to see her latest finds.
Stacy Schlyer is a self-proclaimed fabric junkie and strives to keep her stash fully stocked. She blogs about her sewing adventures at stacysews.com.
Sunni Standing is an avid home sewing enthusiast. She blogs about her passion at afashionablestitch.com.
Kate Van Fleet has been sewing for more than 40 years. She’s the former owner of Kreations by Kate, a business supplying handmade pillows to nine stores in five states.
Katrina Walker specializes in working with silk and wool. She enjoys designing projects for home sewists and playing with her flock of sheep. Learn more about her at katrinawalker.com.
Lynn Weglarz started sewing at a very early age, making clothes for her dolls. She went on to graduate with a degree in Home Economics. Currently she teaches sewing classes to children, teens and adults.
Vanessa Wilson lives on a five-acre farm in central Florida where she grows an organic garden and sews as much as possible. She tries to live a simple organic life with her husband and two children. Check out her blog at craftygemini.blogspot.com for more than 140 tutorials.
Tell me who your favorite contributor is or one you would like to see in the future.
Three Winners will be announced on Friday!!