30 August, 2011
pogotown commented on the article Featured Member: charlotteauzou
What sweet, adorable little dresses! Keep it up, and great luck on your etsy site. I started a site (not sewing, I’m not that good anymore, although I used to design and sew all my clothes in col…
23 August, 2011
pogotown commented on the article Featured Member: redviv
As a used-to-be sewer, I am entranced by Burda’s featured creators, and rediv is really inspiring! I love her sewing, style, and also her heroic work. Thank you for sharing, rediv!
10 August, 2011
28 July, 2011
pogotown commented on the article Featured Member: aniomatronika
SOOOOO stylish! Nice to “meet” you online.
21 July, 2011
pogotown commented on the article Featured Member: lanternwaste33
You go, girl! Awesome style!
pogotown commented on the article Learning to Sew: Peter's Top Ten Tips!
My first sewing experience was sitting on the floor pumping the treadle while my grandmother sewed!
The one thing I suggest, which my mother did in teaching me, if you’re nervous about the sewin…
8 June, 2011
pogotown commented on the article Why I Bother Sewing With a Treadle
My brother and I would sit underneath the treadle machine and treadle with our hands while Grandma sewed!
pogotown commented on the article Redesigning With Denim
I made tent-pole bags with jeans! And bags for dirty laundry when you travel. Easy and fun!
11 May, 2011
pogotown commented on the article Vintage Patterns: The Importance of Paper
My Mom sewed for our family and my Aunt Margaret, a widow with five daughters, sewed for them and my Grandma sewed for everybody! I was tall in high school and had to sew all my own clothes. When…
pogotown commented on the article Featured Member: girlofmanycolors
Rachel, you go girl! OMG, I can’t believe ironing on the floor! I’m at an age when I refuse to get down on the floor for anyone or any reason! Your mother must be so proud of you and I’ll bet sh…
3 May, 2011
pogotown commented on the project Sweet Nothings Trixie Romper
I can just hear my boyfriend now – and it won’t be flattering. Maybe if I was smaller…and younger…and better-looking…and richer?
pogotown commented on the article The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: How Sewing Changed the Lives of an Afghan Family
Sewing is a way of life in my family. I used to sit on the floor under my grandma’s treadle machine and work the treadle for her with my hands. My Mom sewed quilts for all the babies. I was so t…
9 February, 2010
pogotown commented on the article Win a Copy of "The September Issue"!
I REALLY NEED THIS!!! I love fashion, but my wardrobe is all t-shirts, sweatshirts and cotton slacks or jeans. I need to be INSPIRED!
23 December, 2009
pogotown commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
I find my inspiration for all my creative projects, sewing, jewelrymaking, writing and songwriting from life filtered through my sense of humor. I always try to remain cheerful, and see the humor…
16 December, 2009
pogotown commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win an Oliso Smart Iron!
Well, I hate to admit it, but my iron is smart enough to turn itself off when I forget it! I remember my mother ironing with a solid metal iron that she heated by setting it on top of the stove. …
9 December, 2009
pogotown commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win Lena Corwin's PRINTNG BY HAND, fabric samples from Lena's line and Field Notes notebooks to print on.
I am the queen of one-liners – I tend to think in t-shirts! Hey, that’s going to be my first project – at t-shirt that says “I TEND TO THINK IN T-SHIRTS”! :)
3 December, 2009
pogotown commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win a SINGER® CONFIDENCE™ 7467 Sewing Machine
Hi, my sewing friends! I have had my sewing machine, a Penney’s Penncrest that my Mom bought me for my high school graduation in 1972. I first learned how to sew on my Mom’s treadle machine. Whe…