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August 19, 2019

I made a jumpsuit! I don't consider myself a jumpsuit person at all and have never found one that fit me. Correction: I have never even tried to find one that fit me. With a smaller chest, long torso, and wider hips I just wrote it off pretty quickly. One piece outfits...

April 22, 2019

 In this second post on our Stitcher highlight, I am so happy to introduce you to Olivia. Olivia started sewing with me in one of my after school classes when she was in 3rd grade. She's now in 5th and it has been such a joy to have her in the studio the past 2 years!

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April 2, 2019



How it Started...
Last fall I found myself where many of us do from time to time, especially if you’re a parent: I felt overwhelmed completely out of control. Every day was bouncing from one thing to the next. I was go-go-go and didn’t see how it was possible to take...

March 25, 2019

Once a month I will shine the spotlight on one of the amazing Stitchers that make up our community. Jodi has agree to be the first up! Just as her story says, she took her first class from me in 2015 and hasn't looked back yet. You may have heard me say in class that I...

March 11, 2019

We are very fortunate that we are frequently contact by people looking to donate fabric, sewing notions and equipment.  I'm always honored when people consider us for donations. Often they are cleaning out someone's sewing rooms and are looking for someone to appreciat...

March 5, 2019

I have always been open that I started Hartford Stitch in a fairly unconventional way. You’re told that before opening a business you should have a business plan, have short and long term goals planned, have a marketing plan… basically have all sorts of plans. When we...

September 7, 2018

Sewing for kids is really fun. Sure, they ruin it nearly immediately, grow out of it faster than I can finish it, and may no longer like dinosaurs the minute the dinosaur shirt is completed. But for that narrow window where everything is in good condition, fits, and is...

August 29, 2018

Kiddos in West Hartford are heading back to school today! This year is so much different for my family than last year. Last year we had a brand new Kindergartner and my middle child was starting Preschool. To say that transition nerves were running high would be an und...

August 20, 2018

Every year we head to the Cape with my husband's family. We love those warm beach days bookended by cool mornings and evenings. Especially the cool mornings and evenings. I even thought that it would be a perfect opportunity to take some beachy photos to highlight our...

May 16, 2018

Shorts have always been one of those nemesis pieces of clothing. If the inseam is too short it rides up, but too long and it looks goofy. I avoided them at all costs for years, instead sweating it out in jeans or going for a skirt. Once I had kids though I realized nei...

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