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We are open during the PG&E

power outages

Due to the Campfire in Paradise CA  we have been fortunate enough to have our home and business survive the devastation. We continue our effort to rebuild our town with many businesses returning and re-opening.


The Paradise Chambers of commerce has the following directory


Please share and follow us as we rebuild and bring back The Town of Paradise CA

We are also in the process of extending part of our home for a larger work area for the alterations that are coming in, this may disrupt some of the alterations that is being done so we ask that you call first and set a date and time  due to this process.

We want to thank every one  for supporting this small business.

Surround yourself with a natural home setting, yes this is a home base business located in a small town called Paradise CA, we are approximately 90 miles North of Sacramento. Enjoy the comforts of feeling like your at home, craftysewing has been serving the Paradise, Chico and Magalia residence since 2012.

Susan Simms (aka) Craftysewingsue  has over 30+ years of experience in the Textile and Fashion Industry as well as alterations in the Bridal, Lingerie, Swim Wear and Under Garment Industries.

All alterations, mending, repair, custom clothing, textile design, pattern creating, re-style, re-size, sewing lesson (private or group), costumes, prom alterations, wedding dress alterations, bridesmaid dress alterations,zipper replacement, seam repair, patches, button holes, buttons, vintage clothing repairs and sewing machine cleaning are available on site.

Civil War Re-Enactments and Pre-19th Century attire are required to give at least two months notice as there are other jobs and projects and in order to get your items created and made in time for your events.

We also make cushion covers, pillow covers for outdoor and indoor furniture, customer supplies all the fabrics, notions, zippers and piping and we do all the rest.

Fashion industries change from year to year and some time you may have that old favorite from years ago that you can not part with, this is where a seamstress can help and re-create your wardrobe.
Also those old worn out T-shirts, you don't need to throw them out, seamstress' can re-purpose those T-shirts into Memory Blankets or Memory Pillows.

Craftysewingsue also volunteers her time in the not so busy days to make Sleeping Angel Dresses, these little garments are made from Wedding dresses that have been donated by persons in the community of Paradise and Magalia. For more information please  contact us.