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Summertime Boredom Busters For Kids

Some parents are lucky to be able to stay home with the kiddos during the summer. It can be a great time for kids and parents, but we’d be lying to ourselves if we didn’t admit to a little bit of parental stress now and then. It can be stressful for those that stay home…

FREE Spring Projects, Patterns & Designs!

Spring is here! Finally. With springs arrival there are a slew of springy holidays and festivals to get ready for. April  April Fool’s Day April 1 Good Friday April 14 Easter  April 16 Patriots Day April 17 Earth Day April 22 Administrative Assistant’s Day April 26 Take Your Daughter To Work Day April 27 Also…

Heart Pincushion Project With Free Pattern

Cross Your Heart Pincushion Project What better time than February to stitch up a heart shaped pincushion. Follow this quick and easy tutorial to make one for yourself and a sewing buddy or two. Download the heart pattern. WHAT YOU’LL NEED • 1⁄4 yard of red print fabric (fabric A) • Two 4”-squares of contrasting…

Learning To Sew *Slow* For 2017!

The Learning Never Stops I have been working on a wool cape going on two years now. Last weekend I made a date with Marni, my sewing buddy. She is an excellent seamstress and knows the ‘old school’ sewing tricks. I brought my cape over with the full intention of me doing all the work.…

Easy Holiday Sewing

Open Now For Easy Holiday Sewing!

December Sewing December and the holidays are here. Are you ready? I know I’m not. I would love to keep my sanity in tact this year by keeping it low key.  Do you have a favorite holiday project that is a good, old reliable stand-by for family or friends? I collect easy projects and put…

Easy Holiday Sewing

Open Now for Easy Holiday Sewing!

December Sewing December and the holidays are here. Are you ready? I know I’m not. I would love to keep my sanity in tact this year by keeping it low key.  Do you have a favorite holiday project that is a good, old reliable stand-by for family or friends? I collect easy projects and put…

Ready For A Sewing Challenge?

Couture Techniques  for Everyday I like to sew with silk, but, as you can imagine, such a fussy fabric can be a bear to work with. Every type of silk can behave differently. Some silks I have no problem with, others like silk crepe de chine and silk twill can give me nightmares. I made…

September Sewing! We Have New Inspiration For You!

Sewing & The Pursuit Of Inspiration By now you’ve probably learned that September is National Sewing Month. September for me is a time when I turn my attentions to fall sewing. I love to look through pattern books, magazines and sewing blogs for inspiration. This year there is plenty of it. From top indie designers,…

Snap Out Of A Sewing Slump

The Sewing Doldrums I’m afraid I’ve hit a bit of a low-pressure zone in my sewing. My sewing super powers are being weakened by humidity, heat and end of summer busyness. And, did I mention the heat? When there is a bit of time to sew, all I want to do is find a cool…