Hi I’m Laura, 

Have we met?

Hi I’m Laura, 

Have we met?

How I can

help you!

I teach students about the power and beauty of “women’s” work. 

Yes, that’s right: the POWER and BEAUTY of “women’s” work.

In the School of Storied Stitching, you will learn the skills of “improv” sewing–and about the extraordinary women holding the needles! Self-paced courses blend my fine art and women’s history training. 

And, you learn at your own pace, wherever, whenever you want!

Do you want to join an award-winning teacher, artist, and scholar, who has won over students at Penn State and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago? 

My Books

Curious about women’s roles in the shaping of history – through their hands?

Turtles, redwingers, solitude, archives!

Turtles, redwingers, solitude, archives!

Over two dozen Turtles were sunning on fallen tree trunks in North Pond! (In the photo, see three, bottom left) There they were - babies too - so tiny! Their wrinkled heads soaked in the Divine Store of vitamin D. I watched one dive into the cold water. The turtles...

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Free download! Sewing Supply List

Free download! Sewing Supply List

Supply lists. What would we do without them?  No matter how long I’ve taught sewing, I ALWAYS refer to my handy dandy sewing supply checklist. While reviewing my list, you may want to check out my lesson, The Stitched Drawing... Please adapt it to your needs! Enjoy!...

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Free download!  Unit or Lesson Plan Template

Free download! Unit or Lesson Plan Template

  This template is for art teachers working in nearly every situation.  Are you a K-12, non-profit or homeschooler? A student-teacher?  This lesson plan merges the one I used as an apprentice with those I’ve collected over the years. What I love about this...

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