Virtual Sew Expo 2021 report

This year’s Sew Expo conference was, of course, a virtual affair and I thought the organisers did a superb job of trying to replicate the experience of going to the show, normally held in Puyallup, WA. It’s no mean feat to pull off such a thing online and I was really impressed at the smoothness of the classes as well as the vendor sessions and free stage presentations. With an online kindergarten-from-home situation, I could only attend so much, but appreciate that I have 30 days to catch up on the things I missed! Here’s a little record of what I did, in case you’re interested!

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Social sewing: Me-Made-May 2019, Sew Expo 2019 and how to host a sewing trivia quiz!

I’m in San Francisco for spring break, which is very cool indeed, but I was slightly frustrated that I didn’t get my Deer and Doe Sirocco jumpsuit finished in time to bring it on the trip. I’m going to New York next week to meet my sister (I know – look at jetsetter old moi – ha), so it will definitely be perfect for that, but it turned out to be such a quick sew that I thought I would have it done. And it nearly is! So next week I’ll post about that, but instead for now, a post I started ages ago with some social sewing updates.

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How to hold a sewing quiz

First: ever wanted to host a sewing trivia quiz? Ever heard of a sewing trivia quiz? No, of course not. But myself and lovely fellow sewist MaLora from our Seattlesews Garment group decided it was high time someone put one together, so I thought I’d tell you what we did, in case it tickles your fancy. It was a lot of fun and easy to do!

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