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Sewing Spotlight: Meet Connie Hodson

We're excited to bring you our new "Sewing Spotlights," where we introduce you to one of our awesome sewing friends.

Our small, family business is a warm, welcoming, and FUN place for you to expand your creativity - and you are guaranteed to meet some awesome people along the way!

Meet Connie Hodson!
- We love Connie's custom jackets and her kind and giving spirit. She is a great sewing friend to have!
connie hodson sewing spotlight

What kind(s) of sewing do you like to do? (sewing, quilting, embroidery, etc?)

Sewing jeans and sweatshirt jackets, embroidery, and most Kimberbell

jeans and sweatshirt jackets

What machine(s) do you have? Is there a favorite?

Baby Lock Solaris (embroidery/sewing machine) and Baby Lock Triumph (serger)

Dream Big panel embroidered on Baby Lock solaris
Connie just completed this Dream Big quilted panel - done in the embroidery hoop on her Baby Lock Solaris!

Dream Big panel embroidered on Baby Lock solaris
Embroidery details on the Dream Big panel - each petal has a different edge-to-edge quilting design embroidered in it.

How long have you been sewing?

I have been sewing since I was 10.

What are some of the projects you have made that you are most proud of or love the most?

I enjoy creating sweatshirt jackets.

What advice would you give to someone who is just learning how to sew?

Have fun; take some classes.

What are you working on right now?

Last Kimberbell event projects (Tea Party)

What are some of your sewing tools you just couldn't live without?

Surgical Seam Ripper, Turning Tool

What are some things (besides sewing!) that you enjoy?

Woodworking and genealogy

What do you like about being part of Creative Sewing & Quilting?

Friendly expert support; They inspire me to try new things. It's wonderful to have a quilt/sewing store so close. I love meeting other sewing friends.

Thank you, Connie! We love having you as our sewing friend!

Do you want to jump in the Sewing Spotlight?
We'd love to learn more about you!

If you're interested, please email your answers to these questions to and include a photo of yourself.

Please also include any other photos you would like to share! (Perhaps some of your projects, your sewing work space, or anything else you would like to share.)
  • Creative Sewing & Quilting
  • Ph: (630) 208-6789
  • 11 N. 1st St..
    Geneva, IL 60134
  • Hours:
  • TUES - FRI: 10AM - 5PM
  • SAT: 10AM - 4PM
    Closed Sunday - Monday