Sep 10 2016

Our quarterly girl’s retreat was a success!  Once a quarter, if life permits, we like to leave the men and kiddos behind and do something together that’s relaxing, educational, and inspires creativity.  This time, I got to pick the place and event.  The art of wine making has […]

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Sep 2 2016

What is your favorite time to sew?  I love the morning light, a quiet house and patterns and fabrics selected ahead of time.  While our picture of the day is peaceful, our day is not.  We have been in the process of updating our studio space and today […]

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Aug 21 2016

Copyright is an often misunderstood area of design and one well worth addressing in order to keep from getting in trouble or just plain being embarrassed.  So, I’ll take time today to try to explain it and pattern usage. First of all, we are often asked about using […]

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Jul 24 2016

After months of designing, drafting, long computer hours and proofing, we get to see our creation come to life in print.  We have used the same local printers for our patterns for the last 16 years and they have become like family.  Besides working together to achieve the […]

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Sep 27 2015

On a recent thrift store trip with a daughter-in-law, I ran across a small selection of craft books.  While she shopped for fun clothes for her many social events, I took time to look through the small stack of books for a special treasure.  I found it!  A […]

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Aug 23 2015

Just as I finished my contributions for the new ‘Classic Sewing Magazine’ I heard that their website is up and is taking subscriptions!  I can hardly wait for a magazine full of beautiful pictures, lovely projects, and much needed sewing inspiration. Michie’

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Aug 17 2015

The winner for our random free giveaway drawing is ……… Carol Stephens!  Thanks to everyone that shared their storage ideas.  I was certainly inspired to do a bit of reorganizing, also known as “playing with the fabric collection!” Carol, Please contact me at crmichie@aol.com with your mailing address […]

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Aug 11 2015

              Creations by Michie’ is excited to now offer the option to buy Printable Patterns! We are working hard to make all patterns available as Printable Patterns and will add them to the website as they are completed. Here is a quick tutorial on how to use the […]

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Apr 1 2015

Our week has been filled with planning meetings, time for stitching, a mini creative retreat for the girls, and plenty of time spent outdoors. As the Easter weekend approaches, we will be switching gears to family arriving, cooking, laughing, hunting Easter eggs, and of course Easter service. We […]

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Mar 2 2015

In my ever ending attempt to organize my buttons in a manner that keeps them grouped together leading to, “wow, here are the right buttons for the right project” I am trying small zip bags.  The little bags are intended for jewelry making and came packaged as 100 for […]

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