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Giveaway Day!

Hello there! Welcome, Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day visitors! If you are new here, I’ll share a tiny bit about me before I cut to the chase and share about the giveaway. I’m Shea Henderson. Wife to a handsome redhead and mom to three young and spunky mostly-redheads. I love to sew clothes for my {…Continue Reading}


Pleated Tote Bag, made from Story fabric collection by Carrie Bloomston. Pattern from School of Sewing by Shea Henderson

Story Party

Gorgeous fabrics. Amazing texture. Saturated colors. There is so much to love about my friend Carrie Bloomston‘s fabrics. And her latest collection, Story, for Windham Fabrics is no different. (Peek at the full LookBook here.) Watching Carrie’s fabric lines grow and evolve is one great story in and of itself. I’ve loved sewing with Carrie’s previous {…Continue Reading}


Optical Illusions Book- Quilt Patterns

Optical Illusions: a book, a quilt and a giveaway

Welcome to my stop on the Optical Illusions book blog tour! Today I’m sharing a little about the work of a guild friend, Jessica Toye. Jessica is a pretty clever quilt designer (check out this one and you’ll see what I mean!) and also a long arm quilter. She recently quilted two quilts for me {…Continue Reading}


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Parallels: a quilt pattern book

It’s here! The Parallels quilt pattern book has officially arrived from the printer and I’m so thrilled to get to share this book with you! Parallels is designed by Elizabeth Ancell and published with my pattern company, Empty Bobbin Sewing Studio. It’s a 28 page, 8.5″ x 11″ book and features instructions and layouts for {…Continue Reading}


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