Sewing News

Finding the Perfect Sewing Machine

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). It was this machine that fueled my passion for sewing –…

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The Sewing Room Through The Years

The next in our series as Jolene’s Sewing School looks back on the past fifteen years! As a student of Jolene’s Sewing School, you’ve probably spent lots of time in the sewing room! Over the years, I’ve had hundreds of students come through these doors. As we’ve grown and changed…

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Camps, Camps, Camps!

I’ve been doing summer camps ever since Jolene’s Sewing School began – which means this summer will be my 15th year! By a conservative estimate, I’ve run close to 300 camps, with around 1,000 students. Can you guess which camps I’ve run every single year since the beginning? (The answer…

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January News

Dear students, I’m so glad things are returning back to normal after the ice storm, and we can be back in the sewing room again together! There’s lots of exciting news to announce as we look forward into the new year!   Giving Back and Lots of Camps The next…

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CLASSES CANCELLED 1/15 & 1/16

UPDATE: CLASSES CANCELLED TODAY, 1/16, due to impending ice storm. I’ll continue to update you all about conditions tomorrow! Stay safe and warm everyone.   CLASSES CANCELLED 1/15 My road is still a sheet of ice here in Happy Valley! Please check back tomorrow for more updates about classes and…

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