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My mom was right. Getting sewing lessons was a much better gift than the pair of acid-washed Guess jeans I wanted for my 11th birthday.

Making costumes makes me happy. I have always liked to sew but never really had the patience for the precision of sewing real clothes. Costumes are fun to make because you can work quickly and it doesn’t matter if the stitching is perfect, in fact I think it looks better when it’s not.

Helping others make costumes makes me even happier. Investing your time to make something is a precious gift. Making things for ourselves and others, whether it is sewing or cooking, reminds us that we don’t have to purchase everything or rely on others to fix things or do things for us. It inspires confidence, develops independence (or that’s what my mom always said on the way to my sewing lessons) and gives us an outlet to be…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 15
  • Joined July 18, 2009

Favorite materials

Felt, tulle, satin, silk, faux fur

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About

My mom was right. Getting sewing lessons was a much better gift than the pair of acid-washed Guess jeans I wanted for my 11th birthday.

Making costumes makes me happy. I have always liked to sew but never really had the patience for the precision of sewing real clothes. Costumes are fun to make because you can work quickly and it doesn’t matter if the stitching is perfect, in fact I think it looks better when it’s not.

Helping others make costumes makes me even happier. Investing your time to make something is a precious gift. Making things for ourselves and others, whether it is sewing or cooking, reminds us that we don’t have to purchase everything or rely on others to fix things or do things for us. It inspires confidence, develops independence (or that’s what my mom always said on the way to my sewing lessons) and gives us an outlet to be creative and put our own twist on things. And handmade things are worth so much more than things bought at the store.

If you have any feedback I’d love to hear it.

Thanks for visiting.
- Cassie


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