October 5, 2011 in Projects - Featured
With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, I wanted to see if there was a way I could give back to my community. Breast Cancer has affected those close to me, as well as those close to my friends and family. These simplified instructions would be a great project for a Girl Scout Troop or Women's Auxiliary League.
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November 10, 2010 in Projects
This Autumn Leaf Napkin Ring project is the perfect complement to the Autumn Leaf Napkins from Gifts Galore Interactive. Take a cup of hot tea to your favorite room and spend an afternoon creating these napkin rings to add to your table.
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October 28, 2010 in General
Halloween is only a few days away and children (and parents) all around are scurrying to get ready for Halloween night.¬† Carving jack-o-lanterns, filling the Halloween candy bowl (and trying not to eat any) and finding the last minute touches for their costumes.¬† I have made costumes for my daughter in the past, but with a new baby in the ...
October 7, 2010 in Giveaways
Download this flower-of-hope embroidery design created for National Breast Cancer Awareness month. It's perfect to add to the pocket of a tote, quillow, t-shirt. Whether it's for yourself of someone you know, the important thing is to keep hope alive in the fight against breast cancer. Be sure to share on Facebook the ways you used this design to help ...
October 5, 2010 in General
A few months ago, after a reply to a Facebook post, I was invited to the Baby Lock corporate office to meet with the people behind Baby Lock.
I never knew that their home office was almost in my back yard.¬† Upon my arrival, I hear ‚ÄúGus‚Äôs Pretzels are here‚Äù (a St. Louis favorite soft pretzel stick), everyone decked out in ...
September 17, 2010 in General
Most sewers are aware that September is National Sewing Month. As I reflect on all the sewing I have done, I realize I have sewn for 28-29 years ( I was 5 or 6 whenI started) and I have sewn professionally for over half my life (18 years).¬† I love it sew much that I could not imagine not¬†sewing something ...
September 14, 2010 in General
Inspiration for me is a feeling I get when I see something really creative, interesting, or beautiful that sparks a desire to sew. I am inspired by many things...too many to name. I spend the last 3 months living in New York City taking classes and interning with Simplicity Pattern Company. I had inspiration everywhere around me. The way people ...