Archive for August, 2007

  • Free Fabric Friday

    Aug 31 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 152 Comments

    Happy Friday!  I hope you all have a fun weekend lined up.  It has been a great summer, but I’m looking forward to settling in to a fall routine, aren’t you?  (Much more time for sewing!) Let me show you something new in the shop.  The brilliant Lauren is making these lovely fabric necklaces.  They […]
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  • Flickr Feature ~ Jimmy Pickles

    Aug 31 | Sewing Inspiration | | with 14 Comments

    Cosmetic Purse by Cherie, Jimmy Pickles Cherie left the corporate world several years ago and is now home with her two year old son James. She uses some of our favorite fabrics to create beautiful and functional pieces like this Michael Miller cosmetic purse. Cherie writes: I made my first Wristlet Keychain earlier this year. […]
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  • Flickr Feature ~ cloth.paper.string

    Aug 30 | Sewing Inspiration | | with 9 Comments

    Zippered pouch by Sarah, cloth.paper.string We love the combination of Gocco printing with linen in Sarah’s zippered pouch. She writes: I’m Sarah. I make my home on the shore of Lake Superior with my partner and our feisty toddler. As far as crafting goes, you could say I dabble in sewing, knitting, bookbinding and gocco […]
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  • Sale! Coupon! Sale! Coupon!

    Aug 29 | Etc... | | with 2 Comments

    Today is the last day to use the 10% off coupon you received in your monthly newsletter.  If you don’t get our newsletter, you should!  You can sign up here. Also, we have new Fall collections on the way, so we’re clearing some things out.  Check our sale section for some fabulous fabric deals. 
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  • Interview ~ Jennifer McMullen, Dishy Duds

    Aug 27 | Interviews + Profiles | | with 7 Comments

    We continue our series of inspiring women with Jennifer McMullen, owner and designer of Dishy Duds Designs. Jennifer’s company is full of things that make you smile. In addition to some amazing baby, boy and girl product designs, Jennifer makes one-of-a-kind handbags too. Her fun, creative and open approach to life, family and art shows […]
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  • FFF Winners and New Flickr Pool

    Aug 27 | Contests & Giveaways, Sewing Inspiration | | with 1 Comment

    Our Free Fabric Friday winners are Tammi, Lorraine, Karen, Cleleste and Beth. We enjoyed all of the great tips and links you mentioned, and hope to feature some of them during Kids’ Clothes Month. As you gear up for September, don’t forget to check out other recent tips for inspiring kid-related clothes, tutorials and shops […]
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  • Free Fabric Friday

    Aug 24 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 91 Comments

    Happy Friday, everyone!  This week there are several ways to enter yourself into the pool from which we’ll randomly select 5 winners to win one yard of fabric of their choice ($9.10 or less) from the store: When I announced our September theme, I mentioned that we’d love to feature and link to your tutorials.  If […]
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  • Flickr Feature ~ Three Fun Projects

    Aug 22 | Sewing Inspiration | | with 8 Comments

    Aren’t you impressed with the quality of work (and inspiration) on the Sew, Mama, Sew Flickr group? It’s (quite frankly) getting difficult to keep up with it all! We have a few fun projects to highlight this week, all so accessible, fun and beautiful: Patchwork Belt by Keri, Yellow Owl Keri started this belt with […]
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  • FFF Winners and Theme Months

    Aug 20 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 10 Comments

    Apparently you have to say something like “it’s been quiet out there” to get a record-breaking number of people to comment ;-)  Welcome, to all you first-time visitors!  And to those of you who have been sharing your sewing aspirations with us for weeks or months, we want you to know that you’ve been heard.  We’ve […]
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  • Free Fabric Friday

    Aug 17 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 255 Comments

    It’s been quiet out there.  I hope you’re enjoying the rest of your summer.   We have some beautiful new fabric in stock.  Some new and some classic designs from Kaufman… the latest from Kaffe Fassett… more Barefoot Roses… and Nigella in new colors. This week we’ll give away 1 yard of fabric ($9.10 or less) […]
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  • Flickr Feature ~ Catching Up

    Aug 15 | Sewing Inspiration | | with Comments Off

    As we focused on bags recently with our Flickr Features, the Sew, Mama, Sew Flickr Group has been growing with some really fantastic photos of your work. We have some catching up to do! Here are several creations (from Jean, Jana and Jen!) we’ve noticed lately: Owl Dress by Jean Jean keeps busy with three […]
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  • FFF Winners

    Aug 13 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 6 Comments

      Hey, thanks for all the great sources of inspiration for kids’ clothes!  So many of you mentioned lack of patterns and coolness for little boys, so I want to let you know that we’ll try to cover boys and girls equally during Kids’ Clothes Month.  Also, do you know Knuckleheads?  I wish I had […]
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