Tracy Stuart-Johnson
The youngest child of a creative and handy woman who handmade 95% of my wardrobe from kindergarten until I was almost 25  years old, my mother introduced me to the basics of machine sewing early on, as a freshman in junior high school.  At that time, I began cutting and assembling items based on my mother’s instruction but was never able to comprehend a sewing pattern.  By the 9th grade, I was able to create items by eye.  In the mid 80’s, I completely stopped sewing.  You know how that is: I was a new mom, had a Wall Street career and was super busy so my hobby became dormant.  I removed the cover to my sewing machine maybe five times after that to mend items.

Fast forward to the winter of 2012, I invested in a Brother Innov-is 1250D that unfortunately sat in the box for almost 2 years.  It was intimidating because it looked nothing like my Kenmore that my mom purchased for me,  (that I still own and functions well) in 1980.  When I finally got the courage to retire my Kenmore sewing machine, I took a quilting lesson at a local Sew & Vac and began making crib size quilts for various charities.  Here is where The Selfless Seamstress was born.

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