Carmen Bouchard

The amazing Carmen Bouchard

Tuesday 19 July 2022: Today we continue to hear Carmen talk about sewing and what she learnt from her experience of being on the French Sewing Bee.

Carmen personally learnt a lot from her experience on the French Sewing Bee.

Carmen has given back to the sewing community through the books she has published and teaching on Artesan online learning platform. Here’s the link to Artesane

Tuesday 12 July 2022: Carmen has been sewing since she was 5 years old. In 2014, Carmen won the Great French Sewing Bee Season 1 – Cousu Main.

Carmen Bouchard chats about her sewing journey

Carmen was taught to sew using a pattern at the age of 12. As she said, she follows pattern instructions to the letter, even if the instructions are not comprehensive.

Cousu Main season 1 contestant and winner

Carmen Bouchard is a Canadian expat living in Brittany, France. She started sewing at the age of 5 and at 12 years old, her neighbour taught Carmen to sew by following pattern – Vogue patterns.

Carmen: BlogInstagramPinterest, twitter, Artesane

Carmen has been teaching and is a spokesperson for Fiskars and Janome in France. Carmen will never skimp on tools or notions. Here’s the link to Artesane, the French Craftsy-like platform. Have a look at Carmen’s online course.

Carmen at Cousu Main

Here is a link to the 4 books Carmen is the author. Carmen tells us she sews all day and listens to music all day.

Where you at the 2019 Sewing Weekender? Carmen was – wearing her red dress.

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