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Scenes from the Expo

Sewing ideas are everywhere at an Original Sewing and Quilt Expo and we are proud to be part of the inspiration.  Since we are now on the road south from the Raleigh OSQE to the ASG Annual conference in Orlando, we decided to share with you some highlights from our Raleigh experience. We departed Baltimore […]

Red, White and Blue

As we in the United States wish a Happy Birthday to America, we often sport clothes in the colors of the flag.  Red, white and blue is such a classic color combination.  Since all our patriotic holidays are in the summer, it’s the warm weather wardrobe that calls for red, white, and blue additions.  Newspapers, […]

Learning To Cut Anew

I have been sewing for years, over 55 at least.  It began with hand stitching while my mom sewed on the machine.  She was great at conjuring up hand sewing projects for my dolls in an effort to keep me away from her precious sewing machine.  But, as soon as possible, I started cutting and […]

Splashes & Dots

Oh So Trendy

If you follow fashion you know that each season the magazines identify trends to help you curate a wardrobe that is “Au Courant”.  We don’t usually think of our pattern collection and design direction as trendy, but this year some of the spring and summer trends fall right in line with our Fit for Art […]

Dots and Notches

Blog Post – Dots and Notches Flat pattern notations are like a special language.  If you have sewn for a long time using commercial American flat patterns you probably speak the language fluently.  If you are new to sewing, it might seem like a foreign language. We are busy finishing up the details of a […]

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