sewing machines

Then & Now: A Look At My Beloved Sewing Machines

My love of sewing machines goes way back to when I was a little girl. It was the mid-1960’s, and I was using my Grandma Steele’s 1940’s Montgomery Ward machine (which I later received after her passing in 1993).    I remember happily whirring away, altering, fixing and sewing clothes for my grandmother. It was…

sewing school

A Recap Of My 10-Year Sewing Celebration!

THANK YOU FOR COMING!  Thank you all so much for coming to my 10-Year Sewing Celebration! It meant so much to me that you came! I had SO MUCH FUN seeing all of you, seeing your beautiful creations, giving away prizes and spending time with all the lovely people who have helped JoLene’s Sewing School become what it…

Save The Date!

I’m celebrating 10 Years of being a sewing teacher – and I want YOU to come join the fun! See the details in the flyer below, save the date in your calendar and most importantly…let me know you can come! Whether we’ve had one class together or you’ve been with me since the beginning, EVERYONE…

Come Help Me Swaddle NICU Babies!

Hello, my wonderful sewing friends! February is the month of LOVE… and this year I’m showing my love and support for some of the people who need it most… NICU babies and their parents/families. These babies are often born prematurely and/or require intensive medical attention. As a result they’re admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care…