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Let there be…darkness?

So stitchers almost always want there to be more light.   Good lighting can make stitching so much easier.   Daylight (or daylight bulbs) can help us to see colors more accurately,  make it easier to thread needles,  and is essential when … Continue reading

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Re-Usable

This word, reusable,  is one I think we will be hearing often.   For a long time recyclable was the catch word that every product and package had to encourage you to purchase.   Recycling has been getting trashed more and more … Continue reading

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Outside the Lines

Introducing a new feature,  Outside the Lines.   At the beginning of each month I will be posting photos of a selection of fabrics that go well together that are not all from the same fabric line.    I have noticed … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Jake and I hope you had a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, or Blessed Solstice.    Celebrations this time of year have many names,  and no matter what they are called I hope yours are full of love, light, and those … Continue reading

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Holiday hours and a Finished project

The longest nights are upon us.  Good thing this is also the season of twinkling lights, and glowing candles.     There is a quiet comfort in staying in and curling up under a comfy quilt,  or sharing time with family … Continue reading

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Gift Wrapping in the Bag.

There is alot of talk this season about how much paper waste gift giving produces.    Gift boxes,  bags, tape, ribbons, and of course all the packing and packaging material.  Not much of it is actually recycled.     But we … Continue reading

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Color of the Year

So Pantone has announced it’s color of the year.   If you are not aware of this annual event,  it is supposed to be the touchstone of color trends in the decorating and design worlds for the coming year.   This year … Continue reading

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