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Jan 19 2017

Whether it is for Easter, Christening, or Baby Dedication it’s time to start planning your sewing project.  So, with that in mind patterns #111 and #112 are now on sale for a limited time!  With detailed instructions for Heirloom sewing, both patterns are great for stitching up a […]

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Jan 10 2017

I always start the new year with visions of being more organized.  One of my goals for this year is to learn more about my sewing machine and serger. Maybe knowing where the presser feet are and their names is a good place to start.  My solution? Pill […]

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Jan 4 2017

Do you love a new year?  Do you look forward to new goals, new adventures and learning something new? One of the top things on my list is getting VERY comfortable with my new serger.  I’m not talking about threading it quickly and finishing a seam, I mean […]

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Dec 17 2016

In the last blog I mentioned that the jumper was reversible.  I realized later that I forgot to attach the picture of the Christmas tree print side.  What can I say, it is a busy time of year.  Anyone else feeling distracted by the holidays? Michie’

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Dec 13 2016

Just like everyone else, I am often sewing at the last minute during the holidays.  A reversible jumper using pattern #140-L was easy to stitch up one afternoon and was ready in time for her Christmas party at school.  Red piping was added to give it a more […]

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Dec 9 2016

At age 6, she is now more aware that Nana, Mommy and Aunt Anna are running a creative business together.  She is beginning to understand that we design, illustrate, sew and test a final product that we then sell to other Nana’s and Mommies who want to sew […]

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Dec 6 2016

Have you ever wondered how needles and pins are made?  After watching this fascinating video from Discovery Channel’s show How it’s Made I will now treat both with more respect, perhaps even little works of art!  I had no idea that there were so many steps involved. Click […]

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Dec 2 2016

I love giving (and receiving) books as Christmas gifts. So, we have decided to help you with your Christmas shopping by putting our books on sale for the whole month of December! Both books are great for learning new techniques, and are available for purchase on our website […]

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Nov 21 2016

A few weeks ago I shared what Thursday afternoons are like when Tiffany comes to work with me.  Anna is my other lovely assistant and my computer guru.  Anything I get stuck on or just want done faster, she takes care of.  She takes  the mystery out of […]

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Nov 16 2016

If you aren’t sewing for the holidays yet, you might be getting a little panicky. So, here is another outfit that is great when you don’t have all the time in the world!  Tiny tucks and three embroidery stitches are all that were needed for this sweet Christmas […]

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