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Featured Blog Posts – April 2012 Archive (5)

"A goodie two shoes with plenty of soul"


29 Apr, 2012 02:00 AM

It started as a simple act of kindness.  Chrissy Kerin had been sewing cloth dolls as a hobby, as presents for family and friends.  But when she decided to offer a custom-made doll as a charity donation, things escalated rather…


Added by Susan on April 28, 2012 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Why sewing is slow and expensive

by Kathleen Fasanella 

"Sewing itself is very fast so why does it take so long to get finished product out the door and why does it cost so much? As I mentioned in my book, you can have a…


Added by Susan on April 21, 2012 at 7:31pm — 2 Comments

Brocade Fabric Facts & Features

Swiss Couture Brocade Light Blue 54" Wide

Brocade is a class of richly decorative shuttle-woven…


Added by Susan on April 12, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Six Things You Need To Consider When Buying A Stream Iron - by Colleen Lea

Getting Hot And Bothered!

A steam iron is just a steam iron! Isn’t it?  The honest answer is NO!  A steam iron is just about as an important choice at the time of purchase, as it is when buying your sewing machine.  Both are composite and crucial in completing sewing projects to a high and professional standard.  If you’ve been a reader of Fashion Sewing…


Added by Susan on April 10, 2012 at 8:44am — No Comments

How to Use Vintage Embroidered Fabric Scraps for Embellishments

By DENA FISHBEIN - Scripps Howard News Service 

I'm always on the lookout for lovely bits of fabric, lace and embroidery when I'm at a flea market. I have a big linen closet that is no longer used for linens; it now houses all of my precious bits of fabric finds. I like to buy single napkins that are beautifully embroidered and dish towels…


Added by Susan on April 10, 2012 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

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