The Finisher. An Interview with Turisa Porter Turner

By |2019-11-11T05:46:55-05:00November 11th, 2019|Interviews w/Sewists|

There is some psychology behind the reasons why people do not finish projects. We’ve all been there and the reasons are too numerous to list. Things happen and tasks get put on the back burner, sometimes to stay. But, what about people that pick up and finish other’s projects? Say what? Today I want to […]

Fire Dancing Performance Wear with Astrea Taylor

By |2018-12-31T10:06:55-05:00December 31st, 2018|Formal Wear, Interviews w/Sewists, Uncategorized|

Magic, fire dancing, witchcraft, published author, blogger and elf ears, Co-Curator of Blessed Be Boxes! When I met Astrea in 2012 I immediately knew she would be someone I would admire. I have been watching her perform since 2009 and I have a lot of questions about the clothing she wears. This was […]

No Wrong Moves with Iris Van Herpen

By |2019-01-10T20:06:37-05:00December 24th, 2018|Costume Fashion Art Exhibits, Interviews w/Sewists, Uncategorized|

Iris Van Herpen is a Dutch fashion designer that manages to balance technology, femininity and nature in her amazing works. I caught her show, “Transforming Fashion,” last December when it appeared at the Cincinnati Museum of Art. I was left breathless from her incredible, uncaged talent. The show included some earlier pieces that she made with […]

The Arts Meet Education w/ Lindsey Gustafson

By |2018-11-12T06:21:17-05:00November 11th, 2018|1960s Style Fashion, Interviews w/Sewists, Today's Fashion, Uncategorized|

I met middle school art teacher Lindsay Gustafson through Rosewood Art Centre and quickly grew fond of her.  The first things I noticed about Lindsay was her flare for quirky artsy looks, her smile and her positive personality. Besides looking like a ton of fun, teaching and making art, Lindsay is also passionate about […]

Interview w/Professional Costume Designer, Ayn Wood

By |2018-10-29T06:24:52-05:00October 29th, 2018|Costumes, Interviews w/Sewists, Uncategorized|

I got a chance to speak with Ayn Wood about her amazing work, what inspires her and if she is living her dreams. Here’s what she has to say.
Please tell us about what you do and who you are?
My business cards used to say AestheticallyPromiscuous: Eclectic Trappings for those Predestined to Thrive in Obscurity. Not much […]

Interview w/ Fairy Godmother Creations, Liane Wagner

By |2018-04-16T06:50:07-05:00April 16th, 2018|Interviews w/Sewists, Uncategorized|

Owned by Liane Wangner, Fairy Godmother is a successful local sewing business that specializes in repurposing family memories into new family heirlooms. Liane and her staff will take items like wedding dresses and make them into christening gowns, teddy bears, Christmas tree skirts and all kinds of things. You should check out what she does […]

Interview with a Family of Master Costumers

By |2018-03-12T07:09:42-05:00March 12th, 2018|Costumes, Fashion Dress Replicas, Interviews w/Sewists|

Do you ever wonder what it is like to be surrounded by a family of the most creative, accurate and highly detailed costumer makers? I do! Tell me this family is not amazing!

I am more than excited to introduce from Merritt Island, Florida “Simple Tricks & Nonsense” otherwise known as Becky, John and John Sr.

Interview with WDTN Channel 2 Meteorologist Jamie Jarosik

By |2017-11-13T06:08:22-05:00November 11th, 2017|Interviews w/Sewists|

Have you ever had a TV celeb that you watched to see what they wore everyday? Without fail, I watch Jamie Jarosik give the weather forecast on WDTN Channel 2 news. For years she has been looking sharp and polished. Jamie has inspired many color combos for dresses I want to make. I am so […]

Green County Fair Sewing Competitions, Interview with a First Place Winner, Marlene MacVane

By |2017-09-11T07:37:07-05:00September 11th, 2017|Interviews w/Sewists, makes of 2017|

Friends and followers, this is my very first attempt at an interview style post! I’m always up for learning, trying new things and connecting in my community.

Don’t forget at the bottom of this post is my,”Behind the scenes” addition and I have some new free community events you may be interested in.

Meet Marline MacVane, stunt […]