Thursday, January 2, 2014

Meet the Designers--Jacqueline from beginwithb

I am jacq from beginwithb, a place I created to document our life and boys.  Also a space to share the things I create.

I grew up watching my grandmother create. Any memories I have of her involve her making things and I remember sitting and watching.  Not to mention loving the teeny Barbie clothes and handmade dresses. I contribute a lot of my passion for sewing to days spent with her.

I sewed on and off growing up and prior to having my boys. However while pregnant with Mae I took a quilting class where I learned to create quilt blocks and was drawn to the puzzle aspect of sewing. More designing, than following a pattern. It was this part of sewing with which I fell in love.

Over the last years I have concentrated on creating boy clothes, pushing myself to learn new skills. I am thrilled to be part of Project Run & Play this season. To step outside of my comfort zone and be inspired by the pr&p community. 

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  1. I just love your pictures Jacq! I can't wait to see what you have in store this season! :D

  2. Dropped by your blog to check out your cute kids.. and they are adorable boys! Can't wait to see what you post and am looking forward to it!!

  3. Your post really touched my heart, as I hope I am inspiring my granddaughter to sew someday. The oldest is 7 years old, and I bought her a sewing machine that sits right next to mine in my sewing room. She seems interested in the process, and the end results of sewing... so I'm hoping to be her mentor.... and remember me the way you remember your grandmother.

  4. Just popped over to your blog - really cool stuff! Looking forward to seeing some cool boyswear! Good luck :-D

  5. What a neat and creative way of introducing 'the many faces of Jacq'!! Looking forward to sewing with you this season....

  6. So weird to see me up there....thanks for all the love!!
    Furiously sewing to get the first look done.
    Can't wait to see what everyone else has come up with.

    1. I know it is weird to see myself listed as a contestant, too!!!

  7. I love your photobooth shots! Can't wait to see some boy fashion from you!

  8. can't wait to see what you come up with! Been great getting to know you and can't wait to meet in person once we have some down time from sewing!!

  9. Omg I feel like I have been waiting for 50 seasons to see you in PR&P! CANNOT WAIT to see what you do!


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