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About me

Industry Education
Occupation Post secondary teacher/ sewing writer
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Introduction I am a mother, a grandmother, and a teacher. But whatever happens in my life, I keep sewing. I have worked as a political communicator and now as a teacher in my formal life. I have also written extensively on sewing. I have been a frequent contributor and contributing editor of Threads magazine and the Australian magazine Dressmaking with Stitches. My book Sew.. the garment-making book of knowledge was published in May 2018 and is available for pre-order from Amazon
Interests Sewing, vintage patterns, knitting, eating my husband's cooking, walking my dog and talking to whatever family members I can track down in person, by phone, or by email.
Favorite Movies Coupe de Ville, The Scarlet Pimpernel, and Doris Day movies for the clothes, and Betsy's Wedding for families
Favorite Music Jazz and female country
Favorite Books Lots but anything by Dr. Suess who was a genius.