local classes in Rosendale!

i’ve got good news for my local peeps: AT LAST i have a place to teach sewing classes much closer to home! in one of my favorite towns, Rosendale, NY, to be precise. this will be the first time i host my own classes (usually i teach at a shop or studio) so there may […]

yes, you can Make Your Own Dress!

Caitlin and Mariglynn are living proof! see how happy and proud they are to be wearing their own handmade clothes? you can have the same feeling after taking my 2-day Make Your Own Dress intensive next weekend (April 16 + 17) at Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY.

this is my favorite type of workshop, […]

teaching in 2015

i’ve just updated my teaching page with what i’ve got planned thus far for teaching in 2015. i’m always updating this page so check back in as the year progresses to see where i’ll be. last year was a new record for me; i traveled to California, Colorado, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Maine and Texas to […]

see you this weekend at the first-ever Basilica Farm + Flea!

hello! hope you had the most beautiful Thanksgiving yesterday! i sure did, but now it’s back to work for the rest of this weekend, so i’m just popping in for a quick note to make sure those of you within range know about the first-ever Basilica Farm + Flea! if you’re anywhere near Hudson, New […]

locavore weekend

this past weekend i was teaching in NYC, but the previous weekend was cram-packed with local fun. my pal Mrs. Hungry (ha that’s your new name i just decided!) and her other half came up to visit, and coincidentally there was an event going on that i just knew all four […]

from my sweetie

this is was my valentine’s treat today, and MAN it was delicious! there was raspberry-ness mixed into the dark chocolate batter, and the whole thing was decadently moist, intensely chocolatey, and not too sweet. it was gotten at my favorite local bakery, which is not as near as i’d like, and that’s probably for the […]

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