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by diane


April 30, 2010 in Style

Inspiration comes in many shapes and forms. My latest inspirational trek was to the Paducah Quilt Festival this past weekend.  Aisle upon Aisle was filled with inspiration whether it was a finished quilt, fabric, thread or mountains of books.  This is truly the motivation capital of the quilting and sewing world. If you never been to Paducah this is a ...

by Mac

Knitting, Sewing and Bears oh my…

April 23, 2010 in General

I found this awesome article on Smashing Magazine and wanted to share it with you. It has some awesome inspirational items that should get your creative juices flowing. What do you think? [caption id="attachment_3082" align="alignnone" width="238" caption="Pod for the Queen of Wool"][/caption] Checkout Kit Lane's Flickr photostream for more awesome inspiration.

by debbie

Simply Trims Decor Easter Egg

March 25, 2010 in General, Projects

Plan your Easter decorating around a one-of-a-kind Easter Egg table runner using Simply Trims from Designer's Gallery Interactive Embroidery. Download project

by debbie

Church Banner

March 17, 2010 in Projects

Create a work of art with divine inspiration. Start small with a lectern banner. Before you know it you will be creating beautiful alter clothes from this collection! Download project

Jan’s New Machine!

February 1, 2010 in General

[caption id="attachment_2489" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="New Machine"][/caption] Using the Esante for the first time It's like Christmas in January!  My new machine (The Esante) arrived this week.  I couldn't wait to get it out of the box and get to work.  I started on a baby blanket and was amazed at how well the machine sewed.  It was like going from a Chevy to ...

Sewing Work Space

September 30, 2009 in General

I absolutely love to see other artist's workspace. It's like a little glimpse into the mind of the creator and what inspires them. Here are a few of my favorites plus a couple peeks at mine. [caption id="attachment_2098" align="alignnone" width="480" caption="My little sewing corner with bulletin boards filled with things that inspire me."][/caption] Here is a look at Amy Butler's Studio: [caption id="attachment_2099" ...

by debbie

Indie Craft Movement

September 28, 2009 in News

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending my first Indie Craft Fair: Strange Folks, in O'Fallon, IL. What is an Indie Craft Fair you ask? It's the name given to the independent crafters that create unique items and sell them at craft fairs and at on-line gathering places like Indie Craft Fairs are part of the handmade movement. ...

by debbie

Wedding Wrap-up

May 30, 2009 in General

I hope you all enjoyed the wedding projects during the month of May.  My sister got married on April 25th of this year and the projects posted were things I had made for her wedding with the exception of the purse. (I would have made these but I ran out of time!)  Anyway, I thought I would share some things ...

by Kendra

Fight Like a Girl Embroidery

May 15, 2009 in General

Urban Threads has created a sassy design in honor of all the tough, beautiful, inspiring women in our lives. Use this design to create some unique for some one in your life that is battling cancer, never backs down, and inspires you to be a better woman. This design is FREE the entire month of May, so click here and download yours ...

by Kelly

Do you need a Twin?

April 30, 2009 in General, Tips & Tricks

Twin needles are commonly used for decorative stitching and also hemming knits. Twin needles have two numbers in their sizing.  The first number indicates the space between the needles.  The second number is the size of the needle.  So add some spark to your next straight stitch project, use a twin needle or be adventurous and try a triple! Check out ...
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