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JANET STEIGERWALD – Jewelry Making
My first sewing experience was when I was around age 6. My mother helped me cut out a dress for my Barbie, then she proceeded to give me a threaded needle. She didn’t mention that I needed to take off the paper pattern. Oops, the first of many mistakes in the crafting world. But that did not deter me. At age 10 I took a summer school sewing class and by age 14 my mother said she could stop sewing because I was better at it than she was.
Not one to limit myself to just one hobby I tried painting, model making and beading while still sewing. I was never a very good sewer, I have a friend who competed in the Make it with Wool contest, but I made lots of serviceable things and always got compliments.
I say all this to encourage you to be brave and try new things, mistakes aren’t the worst thing you can do, not trying is. So, I invite you to come along with this fumbled fingered crafter and let’s have some fun making things together. I’ll provide the materials, the instructions and the fun, you provide the smiles and the snacks (I don’t cook anymore).
What’s your crafting pleasure? Beading, Peyote Stitch, Brick Stitch, Netting stitch, or are you more of a sewer? Kid’s clothes, quilting, household decorations. Or are you into casual jewelry such as Resin, bead stringing, leather bracelets? I’ve done them all and would like to help you on your crafting journey.
Have a blessed crafting day!