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The Storied Stitching Experience
Hi there! I’m Dr. Laura Sapelly! Welcome to the Storied Stitching Experience! I teach a proven, step-by-step method of turning doodles into art: Free-form stitching, a skill combining machine quilting and embroidery.
Women on college campuses, art schools, cafes, and online – fell in love with storied stitching. We share our stories and our stitches.
And so will you.
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Free-form stitching 101
Begin with our 3-part video course! FFS 101 includes all you need to start “free formin.” Learn basic skills to create sublime color blocks. Get a tools, supplies, and materials checklist. Plenty of angles and images to show you how it’s done. You’ll be freeform stitching in no time!
Free Form stitching 101 lesson plan
Home schooler? K – 12 Educator? Our lesson guide includes objectives, assessments, & national standards in visual art, history, English language arts, and family & consumer science. Experience how storied stitching seamlessly combines subjects – and engages families – in learning!
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I have enjoyed and looked forward to every Storied Sewing Circle meeting! Our monthly get-togethers on zoom have been a source of companionship, laughter, and sanity!
FFS 101 has become my guilt-free addiction! Laura’s wonderful teaching skills and enthusiasm have taught me (and my daughter) to turn my sewing machine into a source of infinite creativity – free form quilting!
As a homeschooler, I am eternally grateful for Laura’s expert education background. The Free Form Stitching 101 lesson plan is my go-to reference for writing cross-disciplinary materials for my children. They loved the “doodle” quilting! And, their grandmother joined them as well! They interviewed her and wrote about childhood sewing experiences. Not only did they fulfilled English and History credits, but they also got to know an important part of their granny’s past. Thank you, Laura!
Podcasts & Video
Watch our video above OR listen to the podcast! ...Being able to dream big and continue doing work... I mean I feel like the most important thing it's like you cannot stop making art...don't give up don't give up...
Watch our video above OR listen to the podcast! I was studying yoga and my teacher Rolf Gates, he was just so passionate about this phrase that "we want our students to feel successful above everything else"...For...
Hello there! Get cozy... Stitchers - whether you're sitting in your comfy chair with your coffee, in your car, or looking for ENGAGING content teaching in your home or in a school--- We've got your stitched stories covered!...