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Kitty bag

Kitty bag

Have you ever had a project where everything went wrong? Well this was one of those projects for me. Last Christmas my daughter got a new iPhone 6 plus. It is a big phone, it didn’t fit in her pockets – not her shirt pockets nor her pant pockets. She doesn’t carry a purse probably because I have never carried a purse. I have a business card holder that holds my drivers license and my …

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Number 1 Conference rule

Number 1 Conference rule

What is the number 1 rule when attending a conference – any conference? Wear comfortable shoes! Stephanie and I attended the American Sewing Guild conference this past weekend and she and I made the mistake of buying new shoes. I didn’t take pictures of the shoes I don’t want to shame the shoes. They are nice pretty shoes but they were new and we really should have known better. Yet even with hurting feet we …

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Petersham Grossgrain Ribbon for Hat Making

Petersham Grossgrain Ribbon for Hat Making

If you are like me, you look at things and think “I can do that!” For most things it is very true. For others there are trade secrets that if we don’t know them, can make it hard for us to copy what others do. Hat Making ie.. Millinery has a few of those industry secrets. Like did you know that not all Grossgrain ribbon is the same. And that the regular Grossgrain ribbon that …

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