Nearly 95 percent of the clothes, shoes and linens that are tossed in the garbage can be recycled into other products or reused. In 2012, an estimated 2.25 million tons of textiles were recycled. Some recycling examples are second hand clothing and old t-shirts made into rags for commercial use or jeans are turned… Continue reading Damaged Clothes and Scraps Aren’t Garbage Anymore
I recently had the hare-brained impulse to make some new window seat cushion covers for my living room. Since these cushions get more than the normal amount of UV exposure, I decided Sunbrella was the best option for the coverings. Well, I am just going to tell you that if you get the urge to… Continue reading Sewing With Sunbrella
If you are thinking of creating something to donate to the Annual Meeting Silent Auction please take a photo and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All hand crafted items are welcome!
Helen’s sewing adventures started at the age of five. While in high school, she entered the local Singer sewing store competition. Her entry was a blue faille dress with a square neckline and a jacket with bound buttonholes. This won her first place! In her newlywed years she sewed throw pillows and corduroy covers for daybeds. She… Continue reading 2017 Distinguished Member – Helen Gorsuch