craft business

Banner Making

The past few weeks have been rather silent as I’ve been doing pro bono sewing for school. I made six circle skirts for the school play and five attendance award banners to help motivate students to improve some of their poor attendance rates. One of the art teachers sketched out a design and then we collaborated… Continue reading Banner Making

craft business · Quilting


  Come Stitch With Me, LLC is expanding its retail offerings! Soon, you will see specialty sewing items for sale in my Etsy shop. Only those items that I absolutely, positively use and love will be offered for sale (and very few of said items are available at the big box stores!). Calling all stitchers! It’s time… Continue reading Shopportunity


Change is the only constant

Last night, I attended a lecture given by Meg Cox, a former WSJ reporter, who now writes about quilting for various publications.  Her talk covered the recent consolidation within the sewing and quilting industry.  The old guard is now retiring and closing/selling those businesses (think HandiQuilter, Fons & Porter, City Quilter, and NQA as examples).… Continue reading Change is the only constant


It’s quiet – ’cause school’s back in session

Yes, school in these parts starts back God-awful early. Our summer was cut short due to an adjustment of the yearly school calendar. The good news is we’ll be completely done before Memorial Day next year. The bad news is it’s early August and I’m seeing way too many pictures of my friends at the beach and… Continue reading It’s quiet – ’cause school’s back in session