Author Archives: Ms. SpoolTeacher

About Ms. SpoolTeacher

Ms. SpoolTeacher is a Designer by career profession, a seamstress by passion, a teacher by osmosis. She's very intent on getting off the grid and loves to participate in anything that uses resources that already exist. She is aka Ms. Jackie of all Trades. She can be found expounding around at any of a number of places, click the vintage pattern Gravatar image to see where Ms. SpoolTeacher expounds around.

Where to go from here

Hello and welcome. Consewvation was the beginning of my fall into blogging. As it is, it is where the branding started and I’m not clever enough to figure out how to fix it. Things evolved and now all of my … Continue reading

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Can anyone guess what these are? What started as a sheet and a dust ruffle, became an apron. But these are not the apron. The commissioner of the apron left the fabric behind the gate at Ms. SpoolTeacher’s house and … Continue reading

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Ring Around The Collar

Wiki: “In clothing, a collar is the part of a shirt, dress, coat or blouse that fastens around or frames the neck. Among clothing construction professionals, a collar is differentiated from other necklines such as revers and lapels, by being … Continue reading

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What Used To Be’s

The flocked demim skirt was very cute. It was very simple, a nice tubular style with no waist band other than a simple bound edge. Center zipper in the back with a little slit at the hem. It was a … Continue reading

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Scrappy Designer Pillow, Part 2

So this is where we left off. Now for the results… Ms. SpoolTeacher has to study each phase and think, and think of what she wants to do next. Since she had used the pale blue? moire as an inset, … Continue reading

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Scrappy Designer Pillow

The thing about ConSewVing, is that with all the free resources, it is so hard to find a starting place. Well, Ms. Spool Teacher got bored (was waiting for the InSewVation to kick in for what next to do to … Continue reading

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Pre-Spool Shoes

Anything custom you can imagine… Comments welcome.

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The Spooling of Two Hearts

When Purple-haired Annie realized that Machita Ann was coming alive, she was so anticipatory. Every day at Lollipops & Polka Dots, she would jump up on the table and ask Ms. SpoolTeacher, “When will she be able to talk?” Ms. … Continue reading

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