Teaching a 7 year old to sew.

For several years I have sewn with my oldest granddaughter by my side. She was always egging me on to sew doll clothes and other critters.

Look Mom! “No Feet”

Sewing machines have morphed over time, becoming more user friendly. Machines have gone from the hand crank, which made fabric control difficult, limiting a sewer to one helping hand. Treadle machines gave both hands back to sewers and also gave them a good work out, vigorously pumping with the feet to power the machine. Treadle machines […]