Gale Mathis' Profile

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I am infatuated with the stitch. Beautifully stitched details on historical garments have always interested me. I am in awe of the talented seamstresses of the fashions of bygone eras when utmost attention was given to fine details.
My mom taught me sewing basics when I was young and I completed my first dress at age 9. I smocked children's clothing for a retail store in the 1980’s as well as for my own children. Quilting by hand is my ultimate relaxation; there is something about the needle rocking in and out of the quilt sandwich that is mesmerizing, I love the feel of the needle passing through certain fabrics, especially wool and felt.
I am drawn to the fashions of the 1930's and 1940's when little girls always wore dresses, baby clothes were made of the finest fabrics, and women’s fashions had a soft feminine look…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 11
  • Joined June 13, 2010

Favorite materials

needle, thread, floss, yarn, fabric, felt, seed beads

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AnEnchantedNeedle
Fine Hand Sewing, Quilting, and Smocking

About

I am infatuated with the stitch. Beautifully stitched details on historical garments have always interested me. I am in awe of the talented seamstresses of the fashions of bygone eras when utmost attention was given to fine details.
My mom taught me sewing basics when I was young and I completed my first dress at age 9. I smocked children's clothing for a retail store in the 1980’s as well as for my own children. Quilting by hand is my ultimate relaxation; there is something about the needle rocking in and out of the quilt sandwich that is mesmerizing, I love the feel of the needle passing through certain fabrics, especially wool and felt.
I am drawn to the fashions of the 1930's and 1940's when little girls always wore dresses, baby clothes were made of the finest fabrics, and women’s fashions had a soft feminine look.





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