About Us

Thank you for stopping over to find out more about the people behind this blog. We appreciate you reading our posts and for all the lovely feedback you have provided us.

Who is 2nd Story Sewing? We are a two person team sharing our crafting adventures with you.

Shannon is married with two young kids. She squeezes sewing, crafting, and blogging into naptimes, evenings and weekends.

Betsy is a full time teacher and squeezes sewing, crafting, and blogging into her evenings and weekends. We both learned how to sew from our moms and grandmothers. While we are no where near experts, we enjoy trying to improve our skills and have just started creating a lot of our own designs and creations. We started sewing together years ago while roomates. Betsy student taught in Shannon's classroom and we hit it off as friends. Soon after we became roomates and began sewing in our second story townhome that we shared, hence the name, 2nd Story Sewing. While we no longer live together we still enjoy getting together to create. After years of talking about starting a small business, we decided to begin with the blogworld. The blog will help us document what happens in our journey!

What is 2nd Story Sewing all about? This blog is a place for us to share our creative adventures. Most of the projects are sewing based. You will find tutorials we have written as well as our take on projects other people have created. We hope you will find inspiration and if you haven't tried sewing...we hope you give it a try. One day we hope to have a small business or shop on-line.


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