Jennifer Leigh

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Name: Jennifer Leigh
Date registered: September 25, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Studio open for business! — January 24, 2015
  2. Tutorials are now for sale online! — September 9, 2014
  3. Le Mieux Est l’Ennemi Du Bien — January 23, 2014
  4. Cleaning and Restoring Charlotte “the Free” — January 22, 2014
  5. The Free Sewing Machine Company — January 15, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. The Free Sewing Machine Company — 12 comments
  2. Cleaning and Restoring Charlotte “the Free” — 10 comments
  3. Rita Makes Stitches! — 7 comments
  4. Making a Wallet from Spoonflower — 2 comments
  5. To The Moon!! — 2 comments

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Jan 24

Studio open for business!

I will be opening the Hack Your Clothes studio for business on Monday. Since it’s in my home I won’t be posting the address- message me for details. My initial open hours will be: Mend it Mondays: 4 – 9pm, $5 – $20 suggested donation. Come to the studio to borrow tools and get help …

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Sep 09

Tutorials are now for sale online!

I have been steadily but quietly working on Hack Your Clothes related projects. There is a very big announcement coming soon, of which some of my friends are aware. As a teaser I have acquired lots of antique and vintage machines, and have been working up tutorials and patterns as well as some project pieces. Many folks know I’m planning to teach both locally and remotely, and a few of you have heard me nattering about book plans. That’s not the big news, though. For the details you’ll just have to stay tuned!

Jan 23

Le Mieux Est l’Ennemi Du Bien

In case you have forgotten your high school French or chose a more practical language elective, that’s a quote from Voltaire: 

Jan 22

Cleaning and Restoring Charlotte “the Free”

I wish I had gotten “before” pictures of Charlotte, the “Free Sewing Machine Co” treadle powered machine I picked up a couple weeks ago. This is about the best I have: 

Jan 15

The Free Sewing Machine Company

Another treadle machine followed me home. I couldn’t help it. She’s beautiful, and her cabinet is probably the nicest piece of furniture in the house. Beauty pics later; this is sort of a drive-by post. For now I’ll post the craigslist photos:

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