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Snow Skirt Sewing Skills WORKSHOP

Another successful Snow Skirt class completed!

Snow Skirt Sewing Skills WORKSHOP

This past weekend I taught a Snow Skirt class at Seams Like Home in Anchorage.  I had eight women attend the class – one even flew down from Fairbanks!  I have gotten brave enough to allow students to choose the style of skirt they want to create.  I had three women make the original Snow […]

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Snow Skirt Kit ~ Christmas in July

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What’s the temperature where you live today?  I’m sure for most of you its hot and humid.  And the thought of winter gear and snow and cold temperatures is the farthest thing from your mind!  In fact you might say its crazy to even think about cold winter days on a beautiful summer day.  Today […]

Snow Skirt Kits and Classes

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HAPPY NEW YEAR I am a little slow in wishing you a Happy New Year.  This Christmas season was especially full with family members coming and going, finishing up and mailing gifts, working at my job at Seams Like Home in Anchorage (retail is always crazy busy in December!), and fighting an nasty cold and […]

Snow Jumper pattern winners

Snow Jumper pattern

Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter my Snow Jumper pattern give-away.  I enjoyed reading all the comments that were written on the blog post.  And I am so excited to announce the winners of the give-away.  I have emailed each of the winners and will be sending them their copy of […]

Alaska is not the only cold place on the planet!

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Here in Alaska we are ready to put away our parka and our mittens and our hats … and our snow skirts!  Those of us who have worn a snow skirt this winter have stayed warmer!  But we are eager to put them away for awhile and get ready to be outdoors, plant a garden, […]

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Featured on The Renegade Seamstress


One of my favorite sewing blogs is The Renegade Seamstress  …..  Refashions Beyond my Wildest Seams!  Beth loves to recreate or repurpose used clothing items into amazing new fashions or accessories.  Take a look at her creations! Beth offered to do a blog post about my snow skirt patterns and I accepted.  Who wouldn’t?  She […]