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Erica's · 1Y ago

Quick Tip ~ Green Pin, Red Pin

My daughter, Cathy, showed me the quilt top she had just finished.  She does great machine applique blanket stitch and finds it really relaxing.  The quilt is “Andrew” from the book “Fat Qua...
Erica's · 1Y ago

Reviving the Pillow Case

At our last Creative Sewing Club meeting Mary Ann showed how to use border prints and directional fabric for the cuffs of pillow cases and how to use the “Hot Dog Pillow Case” method. Many o...
Erica's · 1Y ago

It’s all in the Details.

Sometimes, the little things make a difference in a project. Details can add interest or make your item look more “finished”. They can show that you put a little extra thought into your craf...
Erica's · 1Y ago

We Wish You a Happy New Year!

We hope you’ve had a wonderful holiday weekend!  We look forward to the next one, when we start a new year. Things are winding up at the shop and we’re just starting our Year End Sale.  We’r...
Erica's · 2Y ago

I Glue it and Sew it!

I remember years ago hearing Aleene of Aleene’s Glue fame say, “if you can’t glue it, don’t do it!”  A dear sewing friend (well known in the sewing industry,) retorted with “if you don’t sew...
Erica's · 2Y ago

History and Quilting

My love of history and quilting come together in Reproduction fabrics and the books & patterns that explore the use of those fabrics in quilts. The period covered by the term “Reproduction” ...
Erica's · 2Y ago

And The Winner Is…

In our last post we asked a few questions of our fellow cat lovers.  If you’re ready to start cutting your fabric,  what do you do?  If you need to scan something on the printer and the cat’...
Erica's · 2Y ago

A Purrfect Pair! Of Cat Socks, That Is!

This post is especially for our cat lovers, those of us who serve as full-time domestic helpers to our felines.  (We’ll try to think up something for the rest of our animal lovers in a futur...
Erica's · 2Y ago

Here’s a Quick Tip About Washing Cotton Fabric!

I’m going to make a new purse, and I prewash my fabrics for clothing or purses. I happened to think that some of you out there may not know about this method of preparation.  I don’t remembe...
Erica's · 1Y ago

Here’s the Winner!

Thanks to everyone who commented on our  “Bad Border” blog post.We offered a set of Wonder Clips (A28989) and this nifty Wonder Clip Wrist Cushion (A28353) to the person whose name came to t...