Sunday, January 13, 2013

gertie's in town!

gertie hirsch's blog for better sewing is one of the most popular sewing blogs on the internet. an avid seamstress, her clothing designs are vintage inspired and truly fabulous. if you're into kitsch and sewing, her blog's a must read. and you should check out her new book: gertie's new book for better sewing: a modern guide to couture-style sewing using basic vintage techniques.

michigan crafters, you've got a treat coming up soon. the new york-based gertie will be in town and you'll have a chance to meet her! she'll be visiting the ann arbor district library for a free event on sunday, january 27, from 2-3:30pm. she'll be talking about her book and her blog, and there will be a book signing with books for sale. sounds like fun, right? she's making the trip out, so should you. i am working that day and won't get to attend, so you need to go and let me know how it goes!

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