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by Tori

Meet Kate from See Kate Sew

December 13, 2013 in Stitchin Women

Some people just know what they’re meant to do. Kate Blocher was born to sew. She started sewing as a girl and decided in college that it was how she wanted to spend every day. In 2013, Kate joined the Totally Stitchin’ community with hopes to spread her passion for young, trendy projects to other sewing enthusiasts. Kate grew up in ...

by Tori

Stitchin’ Women Update: Lindsay Wilkes + GIVEAWAY

November 20, 2013 in Stitchin Women

We introduced you to Lindsay Wilkes of the Cottage Mama awhile back, and we are so excited to bring you all up-to-speed with the exciting things she has going on! Lindsay recently released her first book, Sew Classic Clothes for Girls! The book includes 20 girls' dress, outfit and accessory patterns with a vintage-inspired aesthetic. Not only is the book filled ...

by Tori

Stitchin’ Women Update: Amy Ellis

October 21, 2013 in Stitchin Women

A few months ago, we introduced you to Amy Ellis, a talented quilter, author, mom, and more. Today, I want to give you all a quick update about what Amy has been up to lately! Amy has a new book out called Modern Neutrals: A Fresh Look at Neutral Quilt Patterns. The book not only features Amy's impressive piecing and quilting ...

by Tori

Catchin’ Up with Mary Fons!

October 11, 2013 in Stitchin Women

It's been about three years since we first introduced the Totally Stitchin' community to Mary Fons, one of Baby Lock's AWESOME sew-lebrities. A lot has changed in three years, so it's definitely time for an update :) Mary comes from a family of quilters, and as part of a “quilt mafia” it was a bit intimidating starting out in the industry ...

by Tori

Meet Amy Ellis

May 9, 2013 in Stitchin Women

Meet Amy Ellis! Although her mom (a left-handed sewer) refused to teach her to sew “backwards”, Amy Ellis still chose an unconventional quilting route.  Amy’s known for her modern quilting techniques and trendy style. In fact, she has contributed to numerous publications and has written three modern quilting books. Amy has sewn for years using the Baby Lock Melody, and now ...

by Tori

Meet Heather from The Sewing Loft

April 17, 2013 in News, Stitchin Women

Our list of amazingly talented bloggers is constantly growing, and today we’re pleased to welcome Heather Valentine to the Totally Stitchin’ family. We love Heather’s unique style and creative spirit, and she loves “reclaiming creativity” with her Baby Lock machines. Heather does most of her sewing on the Baby Lock Ellisimo Gold, but she also has an Imagine serger and a ...

by Tori

Meet Kelly Bowser of Kelby Sews

March 11, 2013 in Stitchin Women

Meet Kelly Bowser, self-taught modern quilter! Kelly’s one of the newest additions to the Totally Stitchin’ group. Her life has been an adventure, and she puts that excitement into her every stitch.  She’s moved 18 times, has a Law Degree that’s “collecting dust”, and spends her days raising two young boys and a Yellow Labrador mix. Though she enjoyed school, ...

by Elise

My Sewing Adventure Story

February 13, 2013 in News, Stitchin Women

I grew up watching my mom be crafty. She was always into something from miniatures to sewing to scrapbooking. I swore I would never do any of those things. I didn't like to sit still long enough to even try. That all changed just a few years ago when I had my son and started sewing. I married my best friend, ...

by Tori

Meet Shannon From Fabric Nosherie

January 4, 2013 in Stitchin Women

You know the feeling you get when you walk into a bakery and the sweet smell of pastries takes over as your eyes jump from one beautifully decorated cake to another? This is the feeling Shannon Robinson hopes to elicit when you walk into the Fabric Nosherie. And it does! At Totally Stitchin’ we love the mouthwatering fabrics in Shannon’s ...

by Tori

Welcome Lindsay, the Cottage Mama!

September 26, 2012 in Stitchin Women

Today we welcome Lindsay Wilkes, founder of The Cottage Home, to the Totally Stitchin’ community. Lindsay was born in San Francisco, California and lived there until she moved to Houston, Texas at age 13.  In 2001, she moved to Chicago, Illinois to attend DePaul University, and has been in the area ever since. In 2004, Lindsay married her high-school sweetheart, Brett, ...
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