THANKS FOR STOPPING BY. I’m not much of a blogger. I’m too busy doing it to find time to write about it. BUT I do have to say I’m going to Close the shop for the month of August 2024 Take a breather and come back fresh.  I’m open until then. Please call ahead and…

Opening: Mark Svetz

  Sunday June 11 – 2-3pm  opening . Please come and share your memories of Mark. Or just hang out together Though he has passed away, Mark’s life still invigorates those of us who loved him here on Earth. To celebrate his life I have a small collection of my drawings and paintings hanging at…

Thanks Swift Waters Artisans’ Coop

Swift Waters Artisans in downtown Willimantic has been my heart for more than a decade. I worked with great people who were supportive and inspiring.  I have been proud to be a part of it.  And yet last month was my last month as a member. Life brings us changes. The alteration aspect of my…

New linen shirts

At last I can show you this great shirt. It’s an easy fitting blouse with a v neck.  You can see it here in colors called wisteria and wild cherry. 100% linen and as always bespoke made. One at a time with attention and care. Look to buy it directly from me, at Swiftwaters.org or…

Alterations and Sewn Goods

I specialize all things textile. If you are looking for clothing alterations, dressmaking,  pattern making or   repairs you have come to the right place. If you are looking for something brand new you are in the right place. Whether it is heavy duty sewing or a frilly dress, I have the skills and equipment to…

Linen Blouse

It feels like butter. I have been making a new blouse. It’s easy fitting and will be available in sizes Small (8-10), Medium (12-14) and large (16-18). And more than one color. So far I have “wisteria” and I’m cutting out “Wild Cherry”. I’ll keep you posted as production continues

Modeling

Who are those models? People want to see how clothing looks on a real person. You have certainly seen Mark’s photo as well as mine in my promotional images. But sometimes there is someone else. We live in a small town and you must ask…Who is that? Over the years I have asked friends to…

Swift Waters Cooperative updates its website

Swift Waters Artisans in downtown Willimantic I love a coop. We share the trials, tribulations and successes of the business. Right now we are looking forward to some positive changes. Swift Waters  Cooperative updates its website. We have hired a web designer to construct a new website for us. Soon you will be able to…