Archive: Dec 2015

Haute Couture Club Holiday Luncheon

I can’t believe I forget to share photos for the Haute Couture Club Annual Holiday luncheon. It is almost a treat to spend time with these fabulous sewing ladies. This year are luncheon was at the Harry Caray’s Restaurant in Chicago.This is a photo p…

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Things I made this year

Ah, New Years Eve – a busy day for me always, as I tidy and clean the house, take out the garbage, catch up on laundry, try to get everything as sorted as I can. I like to end as … Continue reading

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Top 5 of 2015!

Hi, everyone, and happy 2016! Do you guys like doing end-of-year roundups? Because I tend to be pretty active, I’m not the most introspective person, but it’s nice to force myself to stop for a minute and think a bit about the year that’s closing. So I’m pausing a moment to think through my year […]

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The Year Of Vintage Sewing

There’s a cupboard in my house that for some time I have been scared to open. It’s full of vintage patterns, and whilst you would expect them to all sit there quietly in their protective covers, I can assure you that this is not the case. As soon as th…

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2015 was a good year

This year was so great for so many reasons. I am constantly inspired by the entire sewing and creative community. I can definitely say that it hasn’t been easy either. Of course the challenges and struggles are far less interesting and I’m not going to let them take any sort of spotlight. On with the […]

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Our first HOME!

The post in which I wax sentimental… I actually wrote this post several months ago and then left it unpublished until now, because I still was on the fence about the direction I wanted this blog to take. As we get ready for a new year, it seems like good timing to finally share it. You see, we bought our first house this past summer!

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The end of 2015

While I am writing this, I can hear fireworks outside. 2015 really is almost over. For some of you in other parts of the world, it already is. In that case: Happy New Year! I am taking this last opportunity to round up my past year-in-sewing. I’ve…

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At Home With Sarah Gibson in Dayton, Ohio

Chairs/Vintage. Happy NYE! We’re so excited to share Sarah Gibson’s beautiful home with you today. Her style is simple and sleek and we love the cozy vibes throughout the space. The hunter green walls and those amazing dining room chairs really made us swoon! Ready to see more? "I live with my husband, Kalyn, and our giant schnauzer, Finn. We purchased this home as a fixer upper and completed the…

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My Top 5 Favorites of 2015

Hello, friends! Long time, no see!  No, I did not fall of the face of the earth.  I’ve just been moving into and renovating my grandparents’ house.  I really did not think it would take so long, but it certainly has been an arduous process.  We wanted to be in by Christmas as we hosted […]

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Our Weekly Newsletter

Have fun and be safe tonight! We are looking forward to another year of making lots of beautiful things together. And you might have already guessed, that is indeed a sneak peek of our upcoming collection Celestial, available later this month! Norwegian Wood from Hawthorne Threads New Night Owl in…

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2015: YEAR IN REVIEW

I‘m sitting in our cozy airbnb in Lille and taking stock of the past year. [Read More]

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State of the Curve: Plus Size Sewing in 2015

Happy New Year’s Eve, friends! Are you putting the finishing touches on that sequined party dress? Are black-eyed peas already cooking away on your stovetop? Tonight, with fanfare and champagne, we usher in another year. Welcome 2016! Well, almost. Perhaps it’s my own penchant for nostalgia, or simply that I can’t believe it’s already December 31st,…

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Knit Wrap Top Sew-Along #7: Final Steps!

Ready to finish your top? I promised to show you a cool trick to hem your sleeves by machine, and here it is. This is a good trick to know for hemming any lined sleeves by machine.You’ll be starting with your top right side out, and you’ll have two sle…

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Knit Wrap Top Sew-Along #7: Final Steps!

Ready to finish your top? I promised to show you a cool trick to hem your sleeves by machine, and here it is. This is a good trick to know for hemming any lined sleeves by machine.You’ll be starting with your top right side out, and you’ll have two sle…

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Reflection on 2015 Goals

From my 2015 sewing goals:1) A new sewing machineI got the Singer machine that I was eyeing! I still have no plans for anything near a TOL machine anytime soon and aside from a couple of annoying things, I’m loving this one.Yay for auto buttonholesYay …

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Free Embroidery Design – Sewing Bunny

Free Embroidery Design – Sewing Bunny

Today’s Free embroidery design from Embroidery Machine Designs Free Today Only Download Now

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10 Most Popular Posts of 2015

“Remember, Cooper, something wonderful is going to happen today!” Even though Cooper sometimes sighs and raises his eyebrows when I say this, I can tell by the way the corners of his mouth go up a bit and by the little … Continue reading

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Free Sewing Pattern – FREEBIE Mermaid Tail Blanket

Free Sewing Pattern – FREEBIE Mermaid Tail Blanket

Basic Skills Necessary: use a sewing machine Pattern Description: I’ve seen some cute crocheted mermaid tail blankets, but I can’t crochet! So I made a step-by-step VIDEO tutorial to show you how you can sew your own. Use fleece or Minky for best results. Sizing / Finished Measurements: Approx 50 inches long Materials: 1 1/2 […]

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Free Embroidery Design – Fruit

Free Embroidery Design – Fruit

Fruit Design #: 1719817 Size (in): 5.12″(w) x 4.61″(h) Size (mm): 130 x 117 Stitches: 11200 Colors: 13 Color Chart: View | Print $3.00  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Project – Kitchen Labels

Free Project – Kitchen Labels

Description I loved giving these Olive Oil, Vinegar and Salt & Pepper grinders our own stamp of creativity. Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Letter M

Free Embroidery Design – Letter M

Letter M Design #: 10184159 Price: $1.97  FREE Design Details Size (in): 2.68″(w) x 2.76″(h) Size (mm): 68 x 70 Stitches: 9000 Colors: 8 Color Chart:

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Goal Setting

I forget sometimes how much I love the days after Christmas about as much as the days before.  The days before Christmas are full of anticipation and lots of preparation.  My parents came for the week of Christmas.  It became a busy house and it was lots of fun.  They make it so special every […]

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Free Tutorial – Holiday Quilted Pillow Tutorial

Free Tutorial – Holiday Quilted Pillow Tutorial

Quilted Patchwork Pillow, a project I designed for ThermoWeb using HeatnBond® Fusible Fleece and Josephine Kimberling’s holiday collection, Hip Holiday for Blend Fabrics. I hope you like this super quick & easy pillow project! It takes only eight 6″ charm squaresto make the pillow front, plus the backing and binding fabrics, and when you finish you’ll […]

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Free Embroidery Design – Letter B

Free Embroidery Design – Letter B

Letter B Design #: 994525 Size (in): 4.96″(w) x 3.03″(h) Size (mm): 126 x 77 Stitches: 11100 Colors: 18 Color Chart: View | Print $1.97  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Class – Top 12 Classes of 2015

Free Class – Top 12 Classes of 2015

Want to know which classes topped the charts in 2015? Watch this quick video to get a glimpse of our 12 most popular classes of the year. Thank you, teachers, for sharing your knowledge. And thank you, students, for showing up to class. What an amazing year we’ve had together. 1) Sketchbook Explorations with Lisa […]

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Accounting for 2015

Hello my dears!It’s that time again:  the end of one year, the start of another and I feel the need to take stock.My internet is clanking and groaning with the effort of making a connection today, so I will try not to take too long over this. &nbs…

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I got Elizabeth Bennett on the Buzzfeed what literary heroine are you aka 2015 – the year that I didn’t bow to societal pressure a lot and when I sewed a little.

Hello dearhearts, Little ol’ me shouting out from the web wilderness on the last day of the year in my little corner of the world.  I’ve been away so long but you’ve been in my heart the whole time.    I think we can all be in agree…

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Give the Gift of Needlepoint

Originally posted 2009-11-14 07:45:06. Republished by Blog Post Promoter One of the nicest things you can do for someone is to share something you love, by teaching them. We love needlepoint, but all too often beginners are intimidated or the cost of classes (in time or money is too high). But still we want to […]

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Give the Gift of Needlepoint

Originally posted 2009-11-14 07:45:06. Republished by Blog Post Promoter One of the nicest things you can do for someone is to share something you love, by teaching them. We love needlepoint, but all too often beginners are intimidated or the cost of classes (in time or money is too high). But still we want to […]

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What to Expect in Needlepoint in 2016

It’s a new year and with it there will be changes. I wanted to let you know what to expect in 2016 on Nuts about Needlepoint. Original content will continue to be published Monday-Thursday. Friday-Sunday articles will link to great content I’ve found elsewhere. Often these articles will have additional information on how to use […]

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