Good Wednesday morning!
I’ve been M.I.A. again – for some very cool reasons. Mainly, though, this past week I’ve been lucky enough to spend my time nourishing a 20-year-old friendship. How cool is that?!
Growing up military-style has some perks, and some non-perks. One perk, moving around and getting to see other parts of the country and meet new people. A non-perk, moving around and always having to find your place with new people. Yes, the pros and the cons are so closely related that it’s hard to differentiate sometimes – especially if you’re in your teenage years when it seems like high school could very possibly be the real world.
Hello! Thank you for stopping by!
My name is Chiara. In my previous life (aka before I had children), I was a Type-A-personality court reporter and CART captioner who was tightly wound and working way too much.
Now that I have kids that are growing up way too fast, I’ve learned to say no to the things I can’t do and put my whole heart into the tasks I take on. I like to focus on taking the time (making the time, really!) to smell the roses and nourish my family through food, spirit, and creativity.
I also LOVE to sew!
I named this blog Sew Old School for a reason. I consider what I do to be sewing old school — from the machine(s) I use (I have a collection of three treadles), to the absence of purchased patterns, and to the fact that I sew from a picture in my head. My projects are far from perfect; they are often my first attempts. My goal is to get my followers sewing old school like I am!
When you sew old school, you challenge yourself to tap into your imagination and create true art, something one-of-a-kind every time!
I’m really glad you’re here! Let’s go (sew)!
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