Sew Nerdy: A Review

When we moved into our little beach Mcmansion several months ago, I knew we were going to need some new decor. The sliding glass doors needed some curtains and I really wanted some new covers for our throw pillows. We were up to our elbows in trailer transformation and I didn’t have much time to shop online (that’s the only way to do it when you live on an island in Alaska). SO – I enlisted the assistance of my friend Christina and her shop Sew Nerdy.

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Christina is one of the most talented people I know. She creates things like throw pillows, duvet covers, window treatments, book bags and many other lovely things. Her prices are incredibly reasonable and I was impressed with how quickly she got things done. Since there isn’t a fabric store nearby, I sent Christina some ideas from my Pinterest board and told her what I wanted. This was difficult because apparently I have a streak of Veruca Salt and basically wanted everything sans golden goose.

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She was really cool about working with my high maintenance-ness and I LOVED all the fabric swatches she sent me photos of.  I picked out my favorites and VIOLA! A short time later there was a box of new curtains and pillows on our doorstep. We have gotten a lot of compliments on the pillows and especially, the curtains. I always tell people that my friend made them and they are impressed. curtaincollage

With the availability of huge box stores and Amazon, I think people tend to forget that they can get affordable, handmade goods at good prices. Homemade things add so much more personality. I also think it’s really important to support craftiness. Making, creating and sharing is so important!

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So. If you are in need of some new curtains, pillows or some eclectic flair for your home – check out Christina’s shop! Or if you want to come over and admire my curtains while we lounge on the fabulous pillows – that’s fine too.

Cheers! 🙂

2 thoughts on “Sew Nerdy: A Review

  1. 1. Definitely going to check out Christina’s shop.

    2. Obsessed with that Veruca Salt GIF.

    3. Equally as obsessed with your blog’s new header.

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