Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Sewing Party for Project Hope {Brooklyn, NYC}

Last Saturday I attended a sewing party for Project Hope in Brooklyn that was hosted by Liesl & Co. (creator of my favorite sewing patterns for chidren- Oliver + S, I'm sure you're all familiar with her work). Obviously, it was wonderful helping out such a fantastic cause, but there's nothing like getting together with like-minded women who are happy to talk about all things creative.   I went hoping that being around amazingly creative women like Liesl and Heather Ross would inspire me to get sewing again.  It worked! 

The amazing thing about meeting amazing people is that you realize that they are people too.   Liesl and Heather were even more kind, gracious, and fabulous in person than they are in print, and it was such a joy to spend the morning with them. Liesl's beautiful daughter was there helping too, which made it even more fun. She made us all name tags and stuck them to our backs.  The company was fantastic, and  I was in absolute heaven in that gorgeous, light-flooded studio.  Take a look at these pictures and hopefully you'll see why I left with a skip in my step.

By the way, Crafty Chole is just about the cutest book ever that was illustrated by the amazing Heather Ross (I was kicking myself that I didn't take my copy to have it signed for my daughter), and have you seen the Crafty Chloe blog with darling, kid-friendly craft projects? Brilliant!

Also, I'm going to be the first one on the Oliver+S website on April 2nd to buy patterns from their gorgeous spring/summer line. Brilliant.
You can see the wrap-up post to see all the dresses that were completed HERE on the Oliver + S blog, and they also put up a gallery of images I took from the day on their facebook page.  You can see them HERE












 Thanks ladies! Let's do it again soon!  We'll just pretend I'm sitting in the empty chair at the front :)



Melissa E Photography said...

BEAUTIFUL photos. I want to marry that beautiful window light. ahhh.

Heidi said...

That is so cool!! I want to come sew next time. What a lovely time to craft and serve :)

Stephanie Braithwaite said...

I love your ability to capture everything so beautifully! I'm dying to see your EXIF info. ;)