Alterations Charlottesville Virginia VA

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Looking for some alteration work in the Charlottesville Virginia area?

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If you’re looking for a professional, reliable and easy to work with tailor in the Charlottesville area…lucky you…you just found her.   Elisabeth Zillinger is a master seamstress (yes as in a masters degree) from Austria (yes as in Vienna- as in European fashion design and culture ) who, with 30 years of professional sewing, dress making and design under her belt, will happily alter, repair or redesign you favorite outfit.  (And for a reasonable price even)

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Comments (1) / October 31, 2016 /

Thoughts on Creativity and Sewing Education

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Blue Thimble Recommends this great little article from Threads Magazine about Sewing Education

By April M Mohr

MANY SCHOOLS DON’T TEACH SEWING
It saddens me that sewing isn’t taught in many schools today, and if it is, it’s often taught only to those students who plan to continue their education in areas such as fashion or textile design. Thankfully, there are 4-H, Girl Scouts, and other programs that are filling the void where the schools have slacked off. We do see some signs that sewing is on the upswing. TV shows such as “Project Runway” in the United States and “The Great British Sewing Bee” in England have encouraged the trend, and hopefully will continue to do so.

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Comments (1) / January 11, 2016 /

Tailoring Sewing Terms Charlottesville Virginia

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Looking for great sewing & tailoring in the Charlottesville Virginia area?

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You’ve just arrived to the website and blog for Blue Thimble Sewing.  If you’d like to find out more about Blue Thimble Sewing (and need a clothing item sewn or tailored) go here.  If you’d like to learn a little bit about sewing terminology, words and terms…stick around.

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