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Gorgeous Antique Sewing Machine Collection

A new clothing store opened in Manhattan earlier this year, and its decor features little more than antique sewing machines. It's gorgeous! The store is All Saints Co. Ltd., a clothing company based in London. It's not clear why they chose sewing machines as the main decor motif, but... they sure are beautiful! Take a look:



Added by Sara on November 15, 2010 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Color and Pattern Inspiration -- -- is a great site to browse for sewing and craft inspiration. It bills itself as a "creative community" where people share colors, palettes and patterns; it also covers recent color trends (find out the colors that dominate this fall's advertising!) and showcases every kind of colorful object you could imagine. Users have contributed more than a million different patterns, many amazing, as well as close… Continue

Added by Sara on September 22, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Booties by Lynn Roberts

Below are step-by-step instructions from Lynn Roberts (see her blog at on how to make these insanely cute baby booties. As she points out,

the pattern can also be adapted for great grown-up slipper booties!…


Added by Sara on September 21, 2010 at 11:50am — 12 Comments

A New Way to Cover a Table

Circle Tabletop Fabric Craft Project

By Pamela Acuff Posted March 30, 2010 on Women'

Tabletop Circle Fabric Craft Project

Photo: © Jeff McNamara

Here's a fun project for those who like decorated tables but don't…


Added by Sara on September 17, 2010 at 5:02pm — 4 Comments

Cool Skirt, Simple Pattern featured the pattern for this spiral flounce skirt "for girls who want to twirl." Apparently it's an easy pattern to follow, and it can be done in a variety of patterns and solids. I can't wait to try it for my four-year-old... and might even try it for myself!…


Added by Sara on September 16, 2010 at 12:15am — 5 Comments

A Very Cool Crafty Web Site

I just found a very cool website devoted to sewing and crafts, based in Brisbane, Australia. It's called CraftBits, and it can be found at . The site's home page itself looks like a collection of craft bits, with a notebook page as background and lots of small pictures "tacked" onto it, along with commentary notes. Very creative! But the best part is the projects, many of which are unique,… Continue

Added by Sara on July 29, 2010 at 11:53am — 5 Comments

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