Where I Sew – Alyssa Thomas of Penguin & Fish

on Jul 3, 2013 in Where I Sew | 91 comments

Alyssa Thomas is an author, illustrator, designer, and artist. As a child, she would make everything from beaded bracelets to large papier maché masks and then barter with her brothers at the “trading post” outside her bedroom door. Alyssa is owner and designer for Penguin & Fish, manufacturer of lovely and quirky hand embroidery patterns, kits, sewing patterns, and artful plush. Alyssa also designs fabric for Clothworks Textiles and recently released her first craft book, Sew & Stitch Embroidery, now available in stores.

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Where I Sew is a month long celebration of the spaces we create in. Leave a comment and be entered to win one of 50 $20 Pink Chalk Fabrics Gift Certificates. Add your sewing room to the tour!

    91 Comments

  1. I like that your studio looks “lived in”- not all sterilized for the photograph. I can see your inspiration as I look over your space. Your patterns are wonderful!

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    Sue Staum

    July 7, 2013

  2. This looks like a fun place to create in, with lots of cute friends in the corner!

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    MoeWest

    July 7, 2013

  3. This space is just bursting with a great creative vibe.

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    Kathi B

    July 7, 2013

  4. Lots of nooks full of fun stuff. That’s what studios are all about.

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    Anne

    July 7, 2013

  5. I love embroidery, and that crocheted stool cover is wonderful! Another creative space, I love seeing where other people work. My sewing space is my “sanctuary”.

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    Linda Armenti

    July 7, 2013

  6. What a great sewing space! 🙂 Very cute friends in the corner!

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    Carla G

    July 7, 2013

  7. I can appreciate a multi-functional room to sew. Thanks for sharing your space.

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    Melissa

    July 7, 2013

  8. Love the natural light. So glad I discoverd you. I know we’d be fast friends if we ever met. After all, we have the same designer sunglasses and its amazing case.

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    Kathy Cvitanovich

    July 8, 2013

  9. What a fun room! Love all the nooks and cranies and all the things to see. Great light and lots of room. Thanks for sharing your space with us.

    Thank you for a super giveaway and the chance to win.

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    usairdoll

    July 8, 2013

  10. Love the stool- probably better for the back!

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    Cheryl

    July 10, 2013

  11. I look forward to the day that I can have my sewing machine and computer in the same room…

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    Heidi

    July 11, 2013

  12. So bright. I would love to have that much light.

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    dawn hoge

    July 12, 2013

  13. I love that you’ve chosen to decorate with handmades! So inspiring!

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    Patti

    July 13, 2013

  14. I want to know more about the books and stuffed animals in the corner.

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    Margaret

    July 13, 2013

  15. The monitor on top of the stack of books…wonderful!

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    Jennifer

    July 13, 2013

  16. I love your studio! With all those “friends” for company,,I’d never leave! Thanks for sharing such an inspirational spot with us all.

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    Mary

    July 14, 2013

  17. I would love to see the rest of the room, it looks so well designed, with a place for everything.

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    Mom C

    July 15, 2013

  18. Oooh! A beautiful hardwood floor! It’s on my wishlist for sure — so done with carpet.

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    Evelyn

    July 20, 2013

  19. I love your space, the crocheted stool cover is a cute touch!

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    Emily T

    July 21, 2013

  20. OK, now this is a red meat working space. I could work here.p

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    Sandra

    July 29, 2013

  21. I love her patterns, and this space reflects the same warmth and charm.

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    Beth T.

    August 5, 2013

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