Recently, our Guild was sent a lovely thank you letter from a Mother of a girl in a Girl Scout troop, thanking us for how useful our blog was to her daughter Michelle and other girls working on the Textile Artist Badge. The Textile Artist Badge is an at home program that requires the girls to choose their textile method of choice, find tools, materials and patterns online to learn the basics. Our site and links led them to some great needlework and quilting websites to check out, and they wanted to thank us.
As we approach our first meeting after the summer hiatus, your Atlantic Sewing Guild Executive is getting very excited about new plans for the new season. We’ve all missed your sewing camaraderie and look forward to getting together on September 12. Look for an email from us shortly.
Mary Baxter is undoubtedly one of our Atlantic Sewing Guild’s most experienced fitting gurus. She proves to us that there is no body quirk that can’t be adjusted for and she is unfailingly generous in helping us figure out where and how to work on our patterns. Most of us aim for a great fit in our garment sewing, so we asked Mary if she would share a few thoughts on the order she uses to make well-fitting outfits.
A few ideas from Mary: