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Sewing Summit 2012 Part 1

I snagged a late ticket for Sewing Summit this year. All 250 sold out super fast so I was so excited to buy one off someone who had to back out. Three days of socializing with my fellow sewing nerds? I was so excited!

I was glad to find a fantastic roommate too. Jessica Abbott from Me Sew Crazy and Sew Set was, thankfully, also lucky to snag a late ticket. She's such a great, down to earth person. We had a lot of late night laughs!

Jessica organized the JoAnn Fabric & Crafts Girls Night Out for 20 bloggers Friday night. It was sponsored by: 

Coats & Clark
Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
Michael Miller Fabric
Fat Quarter Shop
The Ribbon Retreat
Riley Blake Designs

Girl's Night Out


The list of attendees in no particular order:

Jessica	                    MeSewCrazy / SewSet
Sumo Andros     Sumos Sweet Stuff
Sabra Gubler             Sew a Straight Line
Shauna Wightman   Shwin & Shwin
Heather Feather     Feather's Flights
Sachiko Aldous     Tea Rose Home
Rachel Gander     Imagine Gnats
Elizabeth Evans     Simple Simon & Co.
Liz Evans             Simple Simon & Co.
Heather Valentine    The Sewing Loft
Lindsay Connor     Craft Buds / Craft Foxes

Heidi                     Honeybear Lane
Veronica             Sew Very
Sara Lawson             Sew Sweetness
Marissa                     Rae Gun Ramblings
Lynn Browne             Coats & Clark
Michele DeFay     Coats & Clark

I loved meeting everyone! I only wish there was more time so I could have chatted more with everyone. I also wish there was better lighting for photos! Most of my photos are seriously dark and grainy.

We were sad Anna from Noodlehead wasn't feeling well and couldn't join us. She taught a class the next morning at Sewing Summit about Finishing Details. The class was pure eye candy!

Thanks for organizing Jessica!


  1. says

    It was totally fun getting to meet you. As Elizabeth and I have talked about that night we’ve mentioned your name I think like every single time—how great we thought you were. We knew we liked you before but meeting you in person sealed the deal.
    Hopefully our paths will cross again soon.

  2. says

    It’s true. You’re awesome both in blogdom and in real life! I loved meeting you. Hopefully I’ll get to play along with the whole summit next year. fingers crossed!

  3. says

    It was so great to connect in person at The Summit! I had a blast hanging with you and the girls. Looking forward to staying in touch and creating something fun together.

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