Monthly Archives: May 2014

Coming Soon……..

I just said the big “Y” word. Not Yakima, yellow or yacht. And certainly not Wyoming, silly. I said, YES! Yes to a new studio space. Yes to a new beginning. Yes to yet another adventure. Isn’t this window cool! … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Bias Tape Part 5: Recover an Old Pillow with Handmade Corded Piping

Oh my gosh, I am such a sewing geek. Seriously? Five posts on bias tape? But it’s so much fun and now that I’m pretty sure you’re addicted too, let’s bring our bias tape to a whole new level today and make our own custom… … Continue reading

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Be on the back cover of my new book

A big thank you to everyone who already submitted a testimonial to be considered by my publisher for the back cover of my book. They would like me to send them the quotes to them tomorrow, so if you were thinking of writing … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Bias Tape Part 4: Summer Flip Flops

 Here’s an idea for the next time you blow out your flip flop in Margaritaville. Don’t throw it away. Instead, fix it up with some of that cute bias tape you’ve been making and look for your lost shaker of salt in style.  Click … Continue reading

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Be in My New Book

Have you always wanted to see your name in print? Would you like to have your comment on the back cover of my new book that will be coming out in September?  All you have to do is write a few … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Bias Tape Part 3: Summer Shorts and Some Winners

Well, he-llooooooo…………summer! So nice to have you back. Here in Eastern Oregon the grass is green, the lilacs are blooming and the sun has been shining. Time to break out the shorts and get ready for those glorious warm summer days. Head … Continue reading

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Secret Ways to Make Your Sewing Blog a Success

Blogging has been such a healthy part of my life for the last few years. When I started my little sewing blog, I never dreamed of the wonderful places it would take me, I never imagined the opportunities that would come my … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Bias Tape Part 2: Freshen Up an Old Towel

I keep things for a long time. I drive my cars until they have well over 200,000 miles on them and my kids tease me because I’ve held onto my basic flip cell phone for so long. It’s just hard for me to … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Bias Tape Part One: Make Your Own

For those of you who love to sew as much as I do, I see homemade bias tape in your future. Sure, you can go to the store and buy some plain trim, but why not make your own. It’s … Continue reading

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