Lisa S.'s Profile
Upcycle and Recycle
Most of my fabrics and notions used come from either the thrift store or my large stash. I have even raided my mothers stash.
My grandmother, Lena, made quilts that have traveled the world. My mother, Sarah, made my clothes and instilled the love for sewing in me at an early age. I've been sewing since I was a kid, starting with doll clothes, then moving on to my own clothes. For my 8th grade graduation I gave my mother very specific instructions of what I wanted in my graduation dress, she then turned to me and said, "well then, do it yourself" and I did. Thus began my love of fabrics and sewing, I bought my first new sewing machine while I was still in high school and began sewing for others. I got more into home decor and crafts after I got married and set up my own home because it was more fulfilling, and less expensive, to create my…
- Joined April 2, 2008
Recycled fabrics and notions especially from older used clothing, cotton, linen, Tencel, hemp, homespun, vintage fabrics, vintage prints, retro prints, chenille, flannel, buttons and lots of vintage trim