Category Archives: Techniques & Accessories

Sewing related techniques, or mention of it (including tools, tech, and other things involved)

Photography for Quilting & Sewing

On Thursday, January 14, 2021, the Atlantic Sewing Guild was thrilled to have Lindsay Duncan of Meet the Maker Photos join us at our monthly meeting as a guest speaker! In a very informative presentation via Zoom (due to COVID restrictions), she gave us tips on lighting, staging, editing, and the kinds of photos you need. She also gave us questions to think about to determine what we need for our specific situations, and answered many questions by members in attendance.

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Tips for Organizing Your Sewing Space

by Atlantic Sewing Guild founder,
Julie Culshaw

(timeless ideas from the Timmel Newsletter, January 2003,
reprinted with permission)

 

Happy New Year!

Well, let’s get off to a great new year full of sewing projects. This would be a good time to clear out your sewing room and area and find out exactly what you have in stock. Many of us have bought fabrics and put them away, then forgotten about them. Why not take them out and be ruthless here? If you no long like the fabric, give it away. Perhaps you have a friend who would like to have that piece of fabric. If not, find school or community center and donate that fabric to them. Many schools and seniors’ centers look for donations of fabrics for craft projects and classes.

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