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Needlecases & Pin Cushion

I suppose it’s only a natural progression after making a pin cushion to want to make a new needlecase too? Well it was to me anyhow, so I browsed Pinterest (as if I needed an excuse) and my favourite was one by… 377 more words


The Vintage Sewing Pledge

Recently I have been spending many hours reading different sewing blogs.  I came across a very interesting post; The Vintage Sewing Pattern Pledge, courtesy of… 308 more words



Shantung is kind of a silly sounding word, it is a type of fabric that I have never sewn with before. When I had the samples of dress fabric in the store the other day I stumbled on a remnant that I liked with it. 110 more words


Back to School! (in style)

So it’s that time of year again!  I myself am not a student this time around, and I feel absolutely no envy towards my educationally-inclined friends.   210 more words


Digital Stash Management

I am a late baby-boomer, but I am an information specialist working in a progressive academic library.  So I’m more “millennial” than many others my age.   197 more words