From: sew classy
Date: 02-16-2007, 04:06 PM (1 of 9)
Hi there everyone, just found this site. I am passionate about sewing, particularly dressmaking with emphasis on pattern alteration and fit. I also enjoy patchwork but get very little time for it lately. I have been teaching dressmaking for about 10 years, first in Perth, Western Australia (you'll all have to find it on a map now!!!) and then i started a school in Sydney last year. I am a Palmer Pletsch teacher and think that it is the best method I have found. Just like the plumber with dripping taps I dont have much time to sew for me these days and am always desperate for clothes! I love being a member of the Australian Sewing Guild where i can just go and sew, not having to teach or run the class. I turn 50 next month, have remarried 2 years ago to a wonderful man who never had known a sewer before - what a shock for him. I now live in Sydney, attend Hillsong church and love my life.
User: sew classy
Member since: 02-15-2007
Total posts: 3
Date: 02-16-2007, 04:25 PM (2 of 9)
Hi Marea, Welcome to SWN - it's a great site with really friendly people - from beginners right through to advanced. I'm also from Australia - Melbourne though - and there are a few others. Hope you enjoy being here with us.
Member since: 09-08-2006
Total posts: 901
Date: 02-16-2007, 06:44 PM (3 of 9)
Hi Marea and welcome to Sew Whats New. It's nice to have you join our family. You will be a wonderful addition to the group.
owner/editor of Sew Whats New
Member since: 06-23-2005
Total posts: 2542
Date: 02-16-2007, 06:45 PM (4 of 9)
Welcome to the gang. Sounds like you may be helping a lot of us out with our numerous queries and problems.
I'm 50 also, married happily for the second time (10 years now) and don't have to look Perth up on a map since I have relatives there and also in Nhulunbuy (sp?) and in Leschenault. I did however, have to look up Melbourne for Pauline. (Boy, she's waaaaay down there.)
Hope to see you here often.
Member since: 08-06-2006
Total posts: 1548
Date: 02-16-2007, 08:19 PM (5 of 9)
|Hi Marea great to have another sewist from southern hemisphere - I am across the ditch from you in Wellington NZ. I like to sew and quilt I have more projects than time||
Member since: 09-28-2000
Total posts: 233
Date: 02-16-2007, 10:30 PM (6 of 9)
Welcome. I am just rejoining. Its been a very long time since I've actually posted, but I read the newsletter every month!
Member since: 10-02-2005
Total posts: 2
Date: 02-17-2007, 06:58 PM (7 of 9)
Welcome Marea and Rose! Lots of friendly folks here -I'm sure we'll be picking your brain Marea!
Member since: 12-02-2004
Total posts: 2345
Date: 02-18-2007, 08:29 AM (8 of 9)
Projects Completed in 2007:
Sewing: biscuit quilt, 7 baby dress sets, piggy pillow, 7 baby pants, eyeglass holder, purse, 5 baby outfits, toddler dress set
Crocheting: red purse, piggy slippers, sweater shawl, 5 pr. sock trims, 89 squares, baby sweater, 2 afghans, toddler harness, baby poncho, baby dress
Other: 14 Autism pins
Works in progress:
Sewing: toddler overalls & shirt
Crocheting: vertical stripes afghan
Member since: 06-28-2006
Total posts: 380
Date: 02-19-2007, 10:47 AM (9 of 9)
Hi Marea and welcome here! You'll definitely enjoy yourself here, and we'll enjoy having you!
Sewing blog: Kitty Couture
Member since: 10-25-2006
Total posts: 265
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