• Dealing with Sewing Donations

    I'm definitely someone who doesn't like to waste anything. I hate throwing food away that I didn't get a chance to make or eat. I love that I'm able to take articles of clothing in…

  • Quit Doing Everything Yourself

    if I could go back and start my business all over again knowing what I know now, I'd definitely have hired help with teaching the classes a lot sooner.  When I was first starting…

  • Sewing Class Schedule Guru

    One thing that never goes away when you have your own sewing school is the need to add more sewing classes to your class schedule. Put simply - Sewing classes are the product you…

  • New Kids Curriculum: Rainbows And Unicorns

    We've got a brand new Kids Sewing Project curriculum that young stitchers dreams are made of!  You know what I'm talking about, don't you! Rainbows and Unicorns will always be a favorite with young kids.…

  • Crafting My Ideal Daily Routine

    I'm on my way back from a really wonderful visit with my in laws. My husband didn't even come with me. I'm pretty close to my mother in law and treasure the time…

  • I am going to Challenge Myself

    I'm not going to buy new clothes for at least 1 year. I declared this 1 months ago on social media and so far I've not broken any of my rules. Well now that…

  • Are you Offering School Break Camps?

    You've got summer sewing camps down to a science in your sewing business!  Go you! But are you checking to see at what other dates kids are off from school during the regular…

  • New Kids Curriculum: Color My World

    We prefer living in color over here at Hipstitch Academy. That’s why we’ve created this latest collection of Kids Sewing Projects.Be warned: These projects are  going to brighten up anything they come in contact…