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A Mystery for you

This week,  in between snow delays and cancellations I had a conversation with a quilter who was having trouble,  her blocks came out all different wrong sizes.      We checked her cutting,  accurate,   we checked that she had sewn … Continue reading

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Happy Sewing, Sew Happy!!!

Since I last wrote to you some new things have arrived here at the shoppe,  and a new old one is underway.    These are the supporting fabrics from the Sew Happy Line and I especially love the safety pins.  … Continue reading

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Resolutions?

It seems that every place I look this week someone is talking about new years resolutions.      What they should be,  how to keep them,  why not to make them and what to do instead.      The most popular … Continue reading

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New Semester Now Underway

On a super cold day like this I can’t think of anything better than putting up a nice pot of soup to simmer on the stove and settling in under a nice quilt to get inspired for a new project.  … Continue reading

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Like a kid on Christmas Morning

That’s how I feel about our new semester that is soon starting.    The showcase is Log Cabins,  and they are such fun to make.     Easy enough for beginners, but with design possibilities that will excite more advanced and … Continue reading

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Don’t give them Toys

Twice this week I was asked about giving sewing machines as gifts for the holidays.   My advice is always the same.   First, don’t give them a toy.    Get a real machine that works.  Go to a sewing machine shop … Continue reading

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it’s in the fabric!!

If you have seen our Facebook page,  you know that I am busy the last day or so making holiday gifts.      Here is one I made for a dog lover on my list.   The fabrics are from the … Continue reading

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