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SMB Stitches is a part of The Studio of Martha Burns, LLC, established in 1991 in New York City. The Studio is a design resource for individuals and businesses seeking innovative creative education and solutions for everyday living. It is a place that encourages making things that brighten our days and comfort our lives. The Studio’s work includes architectural, interior, textile and product design, and development.

SMB Stitches combines a love of teaching, anything fiber, and the ability to create whatever you can imagine. Sewing, knitting, crochet, embroidery, needlepoint and weaving are incorporated in many of the products developed. As an apprentice weaver to the seminal American textile designer Jack Lenor Larsen, Martha Burns learned the discipline required for even, consistent movement in recreating historic textiles. She has infused her own work with the same qualities of discipline and consistency.

Sewing classes began at Eli Whitney Museum in Hamden, CT ten years ago. Teaching six to thirteen year olds sewing and weaving was a creative challenge. Parents of the students began asking to learn the skills their children were learning. And so began the classes at the 59th Street studio.



SMB Stitches at The Studio of Martha Burns | 59 Edwards Street | New Haven CT 06511 | (203) 624 0571 |