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How do I know my sewing machine is a good fit for me?

I usually receive one email or inbox on Facebookย asking me what sewing machines should I buy? Or I have a sewing machine, now what? So today I thought I would tackle this question. For some people it seems like a dumb question. But remember, the only dumb question is the question you do not ask.…… Continue reading How do I know my sewing machine is a good fit for me?

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10 myths about sewing you may have thought about

I was excited to write this blog! I teach sewing class to beginning students. It’s part of my giving back to the community. The name of the sewing school is Sew Haute Sewing Academy (to keep up with what my students are doing you can follow me here, I know shameless plug, What?) ๐Ÿ™‚ As…… Continue reading 10 myths about sewing you may have thought about

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The new Queen look. My latest sewing project

U.N.I.T.Y…… That’s U.N.I.T.Yย  that song popped into my head when my BFF from High School shoots me a text. Her daughter was in a Black History program and she decided to do a report on Queen Latifah, one of the first female rappers from back in the day. I remember when Queen Latifah hit the…… Continue reading The new Queen look. My latest sewing project

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Who doesn’t love IKEA AND African Designs.

    Source: Meet Selly Raby Kane: The Senegalese fashion designer recruited by Ikea for its 2019 flagship collection   What an awesome story to share! Who doesn’t like Ikea and African Designs. I love, love, love this idea and cannot wait to see what styles IKEA will offer. Enjoy the article and leaveย  your…… Continue reading Who doesn’t love IKEA AND African Designs.

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My Journey to Hijabย 

This story begins with me as a child. I remember when my mother told me I needed to start wearing hijab I had just hit pubertyย and immediately I was told it was time for me to start covering. I knew what it meant, but I didn’t know what it really meant to be a Hijabi.…… Continue reading My Journey to Hijabย 

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how awesome is this throwback. The perfect fit.

    This is the best throwback picture ever! This is a picture of one of my first dresses I offered on my Etsy shop. You may look at this picture and think, “What is the big deal? It’s just a dress!” but you see. This customer is my very first online customer. ย Not only…… Continue reading how awesome is this throwback. The perfect fit.