Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sewing for Tweens with Fat Quarters!

Are you looking to bring new customers into your shop?  Have you considered the Tween sewist? As a sewing instructor, my students, girls aged 9 – 13  would ask me – “Ms. Ellen, why can’t we find patterns to sew … Continue reading

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Pincushion Ponderings

   Pincushion Pondering Photo used with permission from Carol Steely Pincushions. What is it about them that seem to draw us in? We use them, display them, make them, swap them, and collect them. Do you ever wonder “why a tomato”? Mello Mushroom … Continue reading

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Baby it’s Cold Outside so Make it Quick

When the cold weather comes it is time for an indoor project that we can complete quickly.  Some people like to make a snowman or winter scene, others dream of a warm tropical vacation.  No matter where you dream of … Continue reading

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Quilting Resolutions for 2016

As quilters we always make resolutions each year. We want to get all those UFOs completed, or start a new project we have been saving, or even make a quilt for a shelter or Head Start or Project Linus. We … Continue reading

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