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Hello May!

It's that time again, vlog time! In this video, well I'm cooking usually. πŸ€£πŸ˜† I also talk about all the new things I'm learning and skills I'm using to grow my business. I'm living the digital life! πŸ™†πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ πŸ™ƒ

All my love,

Victoria Jo

Hello April!

Working from Home // Create Paradise EP. 4This is a dificult time for many of us, and so I want to help take your mind of everything and give you a refreshing break. In this video I will show you a little of what I have been up to, tips that help me focus when working from home, and of course some delicious treats that I have been baking. Self-isolation is hard for many of us so here is a positive video to uplift you. ❀️ 🧑 πŸ’› πŸ’š πŸ’™ πŸ’œ

All my love,

Victoria Jo

Hello November!

I couldn’t find the wallpaper I wanted, sooo I designed my own! πŸ˜±πŸ™ˆπŸ™†β€β™€οΈ Want to see how??? Well go ahead and check it out! β‡Š 😜

All my love,

Victoria Jo

Hello September!

Hey peeps! Here is a little look at what I have been up to recently in my business. In this business vlog I will show you what a day in the life of a young entrepreneur looks like. A lot of my clients ask me what I get up to in my daily life as a business owner so here is little peek

All my love,

Victoria Jo

Hello August!

Hey Chicks & Dudes!

There are quite a few exciting things happening here at Create Paradise and I would like to share the excitement with you! πŸ€­πŸ™ˆ

This vlog is a little look at what I do in my business, how I’m expanding Create Paradise, how I film and edit my YouTube videos and there are also a few sewing tips too! πŸ™†β€β™€οΈ

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All my love,

Victoria Jo

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Hello July!

You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.

- Maya Angelou

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Here is shout-out to Ruth!

I have loved watching Ruth create this dress and I have been so excited to share these pictures with you all. Ruth has worked so hard on this project and look how it turned out! She is always a pleasure to teach, she is fun and always excited to learn new things. I love to watch her create. She is learning how to sew darts, pleats, tucks, inserting zips, sleeves, and she even made a lining! πŸ™†β€β™€οΈ

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Ruth, well done, I'm so proud of you! Your dress is simply beautiful. You are doing so well and I’m really looking forward to seeing what you create next. 😍

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All my love,

Victoria Jo

Hello June!

You don't become what you want, you become what you believe.


- Oprah Winfrey

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Here is another shout-out to Carly. I’m so proud of this lady! Carly turned a shirt into a satchel bag and it looks so good!

Well done Carly. I love teaching you and I enjoy all your creative ideas. I'm aways excited to find out what we are going to create next. You are awesome! 😍

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All my love,

Victoria Jo

Hello May!

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

― Albert Einstein

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We have had a lot of creative therapy recently. My wonderful creators definitely have Imagination. They have been strengthening their sewing skills and learning new things. To all my sewers, you are awesome! Keep using your Imagination. πŸ™†β€β™€οΈ

These easy sewing projects are perfect for beginners. Each sewing pattern have been designed to help my beginners learn new sewing skills in the easiest way.

I'm having such a lovely month and I would like to take the time to celebrate this wonderful young lady! She has done so well on my Back To Basics workshop today. She is so easy to teach and I love seeing how excited she is to learn new skills.

Well done H! You are a fabulous young woman and I'm really looking forward to teaching you again soon. πŸ™†β€β™€οΈβœ‚οΈ

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All my love,

Victoria Jo

I have also been baking this month so I thought I would share what I baked with you. It was sooooo delicious! 🀀

Hello April!

There has been quite a mix of different classes recently from beginners to intermediate. We have been making jackets, blouses, dresses, cushions, bags, sewing machine covers, and much more. My ladies have been busy learning how to make button wholes, how to use wadding and sewing zips for the first time, inserting sleeves and cuffs, finishing necklines with facings, and learning how to use an overlocker all while munching cake! 🍰

Ladies you are awesome! πŸ‘ Thank you for the laughter and great conversation. I really enjoy teaching you and most of all; I love eating cake with you! 🀣🍰😍

You can't blend in when you were born to stand out.

― R.J. Palacio

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All my love,

Victoria Jo

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Hello March!

Perfection. This is a subject that my wonderful women and I have been discussing recently. Many of these women that come to my classes experience challenges in their lives and during our sewing classes they learn to relax and enjoy the process of learning instead of being too self-critical. I have found over the years while teaching beginners that if they are too harsh on them selves, are impatient with their growth, or pay attention to their limiting self-beliefs, it takes them longer to learn. I try to create a fun atmosphere for them to learn. I try to show them that as they pay attention to the progress they are making and celebrate even the little things that they will learn faster. I have seen that making learning fun, cultivating self belief, and a view of our selves that we are already complete and whole is a great way to encourage a persons skills and learning.

Every woman I spend time with and have the privilege of teaching influences me too. Every time I encourage them to see their progress it influences me to see mine. I meet so many amazing, strong and creative women. And then to watch their talents grow, their confidence blossom and their self doubt slowly slip away is a wonderful experience for me. Just as I empower them, they empower me! πŸ’ͺπŸ‘­πŸ˜πŸ°

The challenge is not to be perfect…it’s to be whole

― Jane Fonda

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It isn’t just the stitches that make a great dress; it’s the talented women behind the stitches. I’m so glad I met these two wonderful women. They are a mother and daughter who I enjoyed spending time with. It was also nice to see them sharing time with each other. It was lovely to see how they helped each other and one of them kept steeling the others scissors, I’m not mentioning any names….Sophie! πŸ˜‚ I loved spending time with them and they were great to teach. I’m so proud of their creations. One of them hasn’t sewn in years and the other has never made a dress before. They had done so well! They learnt to sew darts, princess seam, gathers, zips, hems, finish seams and sew in sleeves! Ladies you are awesome!

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Fabrics doesn't make exquisite dresses, it is the stitches.

― Treasure Stitches

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All my love,

Victoria Jo

The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.

― Oprah Winfrey

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