Archive for August, 2007

  • SMS Shopping Directory and Free Fabric Friday

    Aug 10 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 118 Comments

    Occasionally we get emails from people who don’t sew, but love the fabric we carry. They want to know where they can buy things that are made with our beautiful prints. I’ve pointed them to shops that I know, but it would be so much better to have a list of stores they could visit. That’s […]
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  • Craft Slink ~ Joel Dewberry’s Aviary

    Aug 9 | Sewing Inspiration | | with 5 Comments

    We wanted to feature so many of Joel Dewberry’s newest fabrics but got sidetracked with the Aviary line. Dewberry is Westminster Fibers’ newest, rising designer. His fabric designs are intricate, harmonious and timeless. Don’t miss Manzanita in the shop, and enjoy these slinks of Aviary in action. These beautiful, delicate fabrics are showing up everywhere. […]
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  • September Theme

    Aug 8 | Etc... | | with 36 Comments

      Our readers had so many wonderful ideas for blog themes ! We went over all the suggestions and came up with a rough plan for the next year. We’re pleased to announce that the September theme is Kids’ Clothes! For a variety of reasons (back-to-school, a change in the seasons, and lightning-fast growth), little […]
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  • July Flickr Pool Winner

    Aug 6 | Sewing Inspiration | | with 7 Comments

    Siri added one of our favorite versions of Liesl’s Day in the Park Backpack Totes to the Sew, Mama, Sew Flickr Group and was randomly selected as July’s Flickr Pool Winner. Siri wins a $25 gift certificate to Sew, Mama, Sew, which is great for her. This is all great for you, too, because you […]
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  • FFF Winners

    Aug 6 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 4 Comments

    Wow!  So many new visitors!  Welcome, everyone.  Thank you all for your kind words about the blog, my vacation and Bag Month.  For those of you on the edge of your computer chairs, anxiously awaiting the announcement of our next theme, we’ll be announcing this week.   It’s going to be a lot of fun. The […]
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  • Free Fabric Friday

    Aug 2 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 199 Comments

    Before we get into the free fabric, I have to publicly thank Beth and Lauren for allowing me to go on vacation.  If you are a small business owner, or know one, you will understand that sometimes vacations just aren’t worth the stress.  You have to prepare to be gone, you worry while you’re away, […]
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  • Big, Big Bag Month Contest Winners: Shoulder Bag Category

    Aug 2 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 16 Comments

    How can Bag Month be… over? Our Shoulder Bag winner announcement marks the end of a fun and inspiring month full of the best bags on the block. September will be another big theme month, but in the meantime we have lots of features, interviews and fun to come. We’d like to take this one […]
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  • Big, Big Bag Month Contest Winners: ‘Other’ Category

    Aug 1 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 13 Comments

    The impressive bags keep coming and coming! You did see our winners in the Tote and Handbag categories, right? Here we have our innovative “Other” category which included messenger, backpack, makeup bags, etc. (along with wristlets and travel bags!). Our judges, as in every category, looked for the following criteria as they made their difficult […]
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  • Big, Big Bag Month Contest Winners: Handbag Category

    Aug 1 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 15 Comments

    The Handbag Category featured so many really lovely, well-made bags. There was stiff competition and our judges had to make some tough choices. The winning handbags just happen to feature some of our favorite fabric collections! We have more category announcements to come, so enjoy the handbags then check back soon! Grand Prize Winner Dotty […]
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