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by Susan G

Sew it begins. . . The Allure of the Ellure Plus

December 7, 2011 in Machines

My sister, Mary, and I grew up in St. Louis and are now stay at home moms in the Milwaukee area. While our husbands joke that the monogramming/embroidering trend in St. Louis is a little over the top (“People even monogram their cars!”), we have always thought a personalized item for a new baby or friend’s birthday is a nice ...

by Kali

Creative Cookies

July 15, 2011 in Projects

Sugar Cookies I just made some adorable cookies. Does anything look familiar? They were created using empty thread spools! This recipe & idea came directly from Martha Stewart. So creative! I was thrilled to see it pop into my inbox and even more excited to try it myself! Want to bake some with me? Here's what you'll need: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking ...

by Stacey

My Trip to Baby Lock HQ

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 “Gus’s Pretzels are here” (a St. Louis favorite soft pretzel stick), everyone decked out in ...

Meet Stacy Michell

July 20, 2010 in News

Every artist or designer has a completely unique perspective. But occasionally, an artist’s talents, experiences, and circumstances come together perfectly, allowing him or her to carve out a truly unique place in the world. As a Georgian textile artist who has found fame in the Japanese quilting world, it’s safe to say that Stacy Michell lives a life that is ...

Meet Jan Page

February 10, 2010 in News

When it comes to sewing and embroidery, newcomers can feel a little intimidated about trying new projects – let alone selling them. Unless, of course, you’re Jan Page. Just six months after learning how to sew and embroider, Jan had the courage to turn her newfound skills into an embroidery business, Jan’s-n-Stitches. With an inventory of ready-to-embroider products as well ...

Meet Kelly Chaffin

March 26, 2009 in News

When you think about gowns and wedding dresses, some of the first words that come to mind are glamour, grace and maturity. Kelly Chaffin, 19, discovered the world of gowns at a young age and quickly wowed the sewing world with a level of talent that is as mature and glamorous as the dresses she creates. Kelly’s mother taught her ...

by Mac

Meet Sara Martinez

December 23, 2008 in News & Sara Martinez has always been an independent and creative woman ... so it's only natural that she would teach herself how to sew. In less than a year - with a little ingenuity and a whole lot of talent - she has already made a name for herself in the online crafting community and the art fair circuit ...

Meet My Friend Ginger

December 5, 2008 in News

Of course, she would never freakin' tell me that she had this great profile on a blog...I had to find out from another co-worker. Ginger and I have been working together for a couple of years and I'm always amazed by her talents. By day, she's great graphic designer for Baby Lock. By night, she makes jewelry, creates stationery, sews a ...

by Mac

Megan Midworth

September 17, 2008 in News

Dove's Nest Designs One of the biggest challenges for anyone, sewer or non-sewer, is finding that perfect balance between a career and life at home. One Stitchin’ Woman who has managed to combine these facets is Megan Midworth of Dove’s Nest Designs. Megan creates original bags, skirts, jewelry and more with an incredible variety of techniques, including patchwork, appliqué, and even glass ...

by Mac

Jenae Michelle

September 16, 2008 in News Boat Bag - Groovy Green Sewing is one of the most fun and inspirational ways to express yourself. But sometimes, in the midst of all that creativity, you just might discover a new technique or niche that can be turned into a successful business. One talented woman who has turned her love of sewing into a career is Jenae Michelle, ...
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