T-Shirt Self-Challenge

by Lorna McKillip


I had several “holes” in my wardrobe and many of those were tops to go with sweaters, jackets and other garments I already had or had plans to make. I had made t-shirts to go with other things and they were all the wrong colours and/or all too big.

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A Lesson on Sewing Photos and Photography

At our first monthly meeting in 2021, we got to hear a lot about photography of garments from our guest speaker, Lindsay Duncan of Meet the Maker Photos.  It was so informative we dedicated an entire post to it, allowing our monthly meeting summary post to highlight our members’ creations in Sew & Tell, and our Warm & Cozy Sewing Challenge. Both are in the galleries below, compiled by our member Reina, which you can click on the thumbnails to see in full screen. We also got new sewing challenge if you read on below!

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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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