hello there!

welcome to the long awaited (for me, at least) new site for a happy stitch.  i’ve been sewing and even blogging for a bit but this marks the beginning of making it a bigger,grander part of my everyday.  in January I left my paid job when my passion for that work was overshadowed by a strong desire to find more time for my family, my kids and my (what was then) hobby.  tentatively but steadily, i moved ahead with bringing my love of sewing center stage in my day.  i started teaching some classes, quietly opened an etsy shop and found myself hooked up with kevin trainor, who made this site possible.  i now have lots of time with my kids and sew the heck out the time away from them.  consider me outed—sewing geek extraordinaire.

{the right light and some fabric awaiting its fate made for a still moment in the studio}

thanks for stopping in, be sure to check back as i stumble, trip through sewing, selling and teaching!

2 Comments on hello there!

  1. Kevin
    November 2, 2011 at 8:48 pm (6 years ago)

    congrats on your website Melissa! Hope this is the first of many great things to come.

  2. Michelle
    November 8, 2011 at 4:58 pm (6 years ago)

    Melissa, Congratulations! You wow me, momma!! Very beautiful website.


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