This week we feature Veronica, who blogs at sewVery, which is all about sewing. At her blog, Veronica has tutorials for projects such as refashioned sweaters, turning pants into capris, Christmas decorations and much more. She also offers custom orders which are just adorable. We asked Veronica some questions about her sewing blog, and here’s what she had to say.
Can you tell us a little bit about your blog and when you started it?
sewVery began in January 2012 as a place where I could share my homemade creations with out-of-town family and friends; however, the blog quickly turned into a place where I met countless new friends who all share similar interests in sewing, crafting and creating. While I still primarily sew for my children, I now make purses and clothing for myself and occasionally take custom orders or tackle a machine embroidery project. Testing and reviewing sewing patterns is one of my favorite things to blog about, and I have hopes to eventually design and sell my own clothing patterns one day soon!
When I'm not crafting, I can be found...
Watching my son play baseball, taking my daughter to dance class, watching TV with my husband or reading other sewing blogs!
Where do you find inspiration for your creative projects?
I am lucky to have lots of very talented friends who ask me to test out their sewing patterns, so normally I just have to decide which fabrics and embellishments I want to use. When I'm not testing or reviewing a pattern, I enjoy searching children's online catalogs for outfits and fabric combinations that appeal to me. I find it challenging and very rewarding to make a pattern and sew up my own version of a ready to wear look I've pinned!