Tag Archives: Quilting

Pat Bravo – An Argentine Treasure

By | 06/09/2021

(Originally published in SCHMETZ Inspired to SEW #1, January 2014. Written by Rita Farro.)   When Pat Bravo was growing up in Argentina, sewing was a normal part of her day. Schools in Argentina encourage creative art classes and she always chose stitching or sewing. At 13, she begged her mother to let her enter the two-year pattern-making/tailoring… Read More »

Stitches in Words

By | 05/12/2021

(Originally published in SCHMETZ Inspired to SEW #87, March 2021. Written by Rita Farro.)   If you love to sew, you will never be bored. For many of us, sewing kept us sane during this past year of fear and isolation. It gave us a sense of purpose and accomplishment. Kudos to us for using our considerable skills… Read More »

Quilting in the Valley

By | 02/24/2021

(Originally published in SCHMETZ Inspired to SEW #80, August 2020. Written by Rita Farro.) This story sounds so much like a fairy tale, it should start with Once upon a time . . . . In 2014, a woman who loved quilting decided to cash in her 401K and open a little quilt shop in a small town… Read More »