Inspired to Sew

starHere are some amazing ‘Sewing Stars’ who are also big fans of SCHMETZ needles.

Take a moment when you finish here to explore their websites and learn more about about these sewing stars.

 

Carol Ahles

Carol Ahles

Carol Ahles

Carol is a lifelong sewer and former fabric store owner and machine dealer. She’s taught thousands of students in North America and Australia how to use any sewing machine to its fullest potential. She is now the distributor of heirloom sewing tools that are made using the best traditional English finishing methods.

CarolAhles.com

Sandra Betzina

Sandra Betzina

Sandra Betzina

Sandra is the host of the popular Power Sewing WebTV show, has created a line of patterns for Vogue and authored several other popular sewing books and videos. She also has online classes, retreats and seminars.

PowerSewing.com

Rebecca Kemp Brent

Rebecca Kemp Brent

Rebecca Kemp Brent

Rebecca is a prolific writer, editor, educator and machine embroidery expert. The Hemstitch (wing) is her favorite needle for a quick embellishment of ready to wear. Rebecca’s new book is Redwork from The Workbasket.

RKBrent.com

Connie Amaden-Crawford

Connie Amaden-Crawford

Connie Amaden-Crawford

Connie is a nationally recognized lecturer, fashion specialist, educator, and author of sewing and pattern textbooks, including A Guide to Fashion Sewing, The Art of Fashion Draping, and Patternmaking Made Easy. She created her own pattern line with true-to-body fit from sizes X-Small to 6X.

FashionPatterns.com

Louise Cutting

Louise Cutting

Louise Cutting

Louise is a contributing editor to Threads, lectures at sewing conferences and meetings, co-hosts several sewing shows including Sew Much More and America Sews. She has created two successful DVDs on Industry Insider Sewing Techniques and is CEO of Fabric Collections.

FabricCollections.com

Debra Justice

Debra Justice

Debra Justice

Debra is the president and founder of Labours of Love Heirloom Sewing Supplies Inc., an online mail order company based in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. She also writes for Sew News.

LaboursofLove.com

Linda McGehee

Linda McGehee

Linda McGehee

Linda’s cleverly embellished creations incorporate popular embroidery techniques, including decorative stitching, piecing, appliqué and trims, pockets, piping, and more. She has designed for the Fairfield Fashion Show, Statements, Capitol Imports, and Better Homes & Gardens.

Ghees.com

Mary Mulari

Mary Mulari

Mary Mulari

Since 1983 Mary has been teaching and writing about creative sewing. She started with sweatshirt alterations and applique and since then has written about making accessories and home decor, travel gear, napkins, apron patterns, and zipper bags. There are books and CDs with machine embroidery appliques and patterns for tote bags.

MaryMulari.com

Luveta Nickels

Luveta Nickels

Luveta Nickels

Luveta has patterns, books, notions and many television appearances to her credit. She most enjoys traveling internationally and throughout the United States teaching sewing classes of all levels but specializing in recycling old jeans.

JunkJeansPeople.com

Janet Pray

Janet Pray

Janet Pray

Janet is the owner of the Islander Sewing Systems business. She has published several of her most popular patterns from her clothing line and went on to design many more garment patterns all with industrial sewing techniques included in the pattern guides.

IslanderSewing.com

Kaye Wood

Kaye Wood

Kaye Wood

Watch episodes of Kaye’s Quilting Friends award-winning television program online now at KayeWoodTV.com. Kaye is a legend in the quilting industry.

KayeWood.com