Archive for March, 2007

  • Pattern Review ~ Betty Shopper

    Mar 12 | Products, Sewing Inspiration | | with 9 Comments

    From Kristin: This pattern review was written by Bethany. You can read her introduction here.   Pattern Betty Shopper by Amy Butler Description Extra-large tote style handbag Materials Main Fabric: 1.5 yards Lining fabric: 2.5 yards 1 1/8 cotton canvas 1 3/4 yards Timtex( or in my case similar extra heavy duty sewn in stabilizer Finishing: […]
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  • Introduction…Bethany, aka “Bitter Betty”

    Mar 12 | Contributors | | with 1 Comment

    From Kristin:  Bethany wrote a review for the Amy Butler Betty Shopper sewing pattern, which is coming up next.  You absolutely have to check out Bethany’s blog, Bitter Betty Blogs. She makes amazing things, takes great photos, and always makes me laugh. Some of her beautiful handmade goods are for sale in her shop. From Bethany: […]
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  • FFF Winners

    Mar 12 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 4 Comments

    I asked my daugther to choose two numbers between 1 and 20. That means the winners are Meg and Joanna.   Thanks, everyone.  I have a very special surprise for this Friday.  It has nothing to do with sewing, but it does have to do with being a Mama, so please stop by.  
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  • Free Fabric Friday

    Mar 9 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 22 Comments

    If you haven’t heard yet, the third installment of Sandy Klop’s Building Blocks group is being shipped to stores.  I just love the way the three collections–Building Blocks, Basic Building Blocks, and Peas & Carrots–have complimented each other.  It has been so fun to see all the different ways these prints are being put to […]
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  • Free Fabric Friday winners

    Mar 6 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 4 Comments

    Wow! What a lot of fantastic tutorials you’ve found out there! We’ll compile them into a user-friendly format and post them later this week. In the mean time, here are the winners of one yard of fabric: Melissa, Megan, Ali and Sarah.
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  • Pattern Review ~ Kitchen Kouture

    Mar 6 | Products, Sewing Inspiration | | with 6 Comments

    This great review was written by Kelly (Modern June.). Check out Kelly’s Modern June blog and Modern June shop for beautiful totes, aprons, bibs and other fun stuff. Pattern Kitchen Kouture by Linda Flake Description Indygo Junction, Inc. IJ734 One size fits most Materials View 2 3/4 yard of 44″-45″ fabric for apron 2/3 yard […]
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  • Introduction…Kelly, aka Modern June

    Mar 6 | Contributors | | with Comments Off

    Note from Kristin: Kelly is one of our pattern reviewers. Check out Kelly’s Modern June blog and Modern June shop for beautiful totes, aprons, bibs and other fun stuff. From Kelly: After a career in Costuming for Film and Theatre I began to play around with working for my self at home when I had […]
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  • Free Fabric Friday

    Mar 2 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 25 Comments

    First, the prize:  We’re giving away one yard of fabric of your liking to four people.  That’s right, you can choose anything in the shop!  Oilcloth, cotton, minkee or chenille–your choice! To qualify, please comment with a link to your favorite online sewing tutorial or free sewing pattern.  The winners will be the four people who submit tutorials that […]
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