Lisa Sylvia's Profile
I learned to sew when just a child, looking over my mother's shoulder as she worked. In time, she would allow me to press the pedal as she gently guided the fabric under the presser foot. I can still hear the sigh she would make when her old machine would inevitably jam. She would snip and untangle, and rethread the needle. She would begin again. Eventually, she would watch as I stitched on my own.
The year I was married my husband bought me my own machine. A new, but simple model.
That simple machine has stitched curtains and quilts. It has hemmed pant legs, it has sewn children's sweaters, hand bags and purses. It has stitched costumes for our children to play dress up and has patched hole-y kneed jeans.
A number of years ago, a kind woman from church, a most talented artist and beautiful…
- Joined July 27, 2011
- Lisa Sylvia
- New England