Team Kessinger

In the 40 years that Judy has been in business, she has had input from all three of her children and her husband.  When she started FitNice 12 years ago her team rallied round! Her husband Bob, ( Judy calls him a perfect example of a Southern Gentleman) tags himself as her CEI, CEO—carry everything...

Why Do You Sew?

What a silly question. . . . we sew because we love it. But did you ever ask yourself why you love it? I have a couple thoughts on the subject. Let me know yours. I believe those of us of a certain age have sewn for most of our lives. Yes, we may have…

Sony Pictures Studio Tour

A group of us recently traveled to Culver City, California to take the Sony Studio Tour. This was my first studio tour. I was surprised to see that the studio is sandwiched in between other businesses in Culver City. The entrance gate, however, is as I had seen pictured. It was the original MGM studio...

Sewing With Tennis Balls

No, that wasn’t a typo . . . If you haven’t tried it, maybe you should. Have you ever been given a day to sew without all those pesky interruptions. When we’re lucky enough to have one of those days, how long can you bend over your sewing machine without incurring back pain? I try...

Meet Rhonda Pierce – The Newest FitNice Instructor

By Marilyn Morgan Judy recently introduced Rhonda Pierce as the latest instructor to join the FitNice System team. You may know Rhonda from her position as spokeswoman for SCHMETZ Needles or from her online blog: Sew More Stitches: www.sewmorestitches.com I could not wait to talk with her. When asked, she told me she and Judy...

In the beginning was the Dondi Neckline

By Marilyn Morgan Well . . . not quite.  As most of are aware by now, the Dondi has won over the country when it comes to the favorite neckline to create. It’s a no-brainer . . . it flatters all figure types and it’s easy to wear. In the beginning though, it wasn’t easy. ...

Judy’s FitNice Club

By Marilyn Morgan Have you ever found yourself back home from a wonderful weekend event filled with fashion designing, fitting help, fabric shopping and sewing; wishing somehow to keep the momentum going? Anyone that has attended Judy Kessinger’s FitNice Seminars knows what I’m talking about. So my partner in crime, Debbie Morgan, and I decided…

Fabric Challenge ASG Sew Much Fun LA Retreat

By Marilyn Morgan Recently, a group of women traveled from all over the U.S. to Los Angeles to attend the ASG Sew Much Fun Tour, led by our own Judy Kessinger of the FitNice Systems. You can read all about the retreat on a previous blog. One of the fun and totally unexpected experiences given...

FIDM Scholarship Store

If you ever find yourself in downtown Los Angeles near the FIDM campus, take the time to stop in their Scholarship Store at the corner of S. Grand Avenue & W. 9th Street. Store hours are Monday – Friday 10 to 6 and Saturdays 10 to 4. This gem of a retail store offers everything...