Life is topsy turvy right now. Last month we celebrated the third anniversary of Stitchery, for which Traci and I are immensely proud. This month a pandemic hits, shutting our doors for an indefinite period of time.
After some moping, it's time to get back to work and do what we do best--think creatively. We are working on going digital, providing resources to our beloved students while they remain at home. Not being one who likes being in front of a camera, this is happening more slowly than you might like, but it's still happening. What are my plans??
Everyone here in Portsmouth started distance learning at home today, and I did as well. I'm learning how to use software to create quality PDF patterns. I'm learning to use You Tube. I dusted off the old Dancing Threads website, and even opened a Zoom account. We are trying very hard to use what we've got, not buy new technology.
I've made embroidery kits available to purchase on the KITS page of the Stitchery website. I'm offering curbside pickup or even mailbox delivery if you're local, but that will only last as long as there's no lockdown order in Rhode Island.
I'm slowly working to digitize my patterns so that you can keep sewing along with me at home.
Look for resources, patterns, tutorials and general sewing ideas here in this space soon. Thank you for sticking with us as we navigate this truly bizarre time!
I miss seeing all my lovely students!!!!
As co-owner of Stitchery in Portsmouth, RI, I teach sewing classes to children and adults. Welcome to my blog Dancing Threads RI.