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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 […]

Snow Skirts Supplies – You Might Already Have Some!

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Notions for Making Your Own Snow Skirt   Have you been thinking about making a snow skirt?   Have your wondered about what supplies you might need to make a skirt?   You can sign up for the free resource list to the right of this blog post, or at the bottom, and that will […]

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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

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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 […]

Favorite tools and notions for sewing snow skirts

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I have been making snow skirts for almost 2 years now.  In any sewing project, there are tools and notions that make the task easier and more enjoyable. My favorite tools are: Wonder tape  ~  Hem gauge  ~ Turning tool My favorite notions are: 26″ 2-way zippers  ~ Stretchy nylon cord ~ Shank buttons ~ […]

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