Monthly Archives: May 2013

An Adventure in Textiles to Remember

The Denver Art Museum’s new exhibition, Spun: Adventures in Textiles is worthy of many visits. 14 different curators have created textile based exhibits to explore and enjoy. As a sewist I’m drawn to tactile art. I love anything I can … Continue reading

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The Cover Trifle, Free Recipe & a Chance to Win!

Have you been ogling the trifle on the cover of the June/July issue of Sew News? It’s super easy to make and will impress guests at your next get together. Trifles are essentially a bit of custard, a spot of … Continue reading

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Winner of Free Stuff Friday!

Judging from the comments we have a lot of readers who love museums.  If you are in the Denver area over the summer you should really check out this exhibit at the Denver Art Museum  SPUN:  Adventures in Textiles.  It … Continue reading

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Field Trip to the Denver Art Museum Exhibition: Spun

The Denver Art Museum presents Spun: Adventures in Textiles from May 19, 2013 – September 22, 2013. This exhibit is the largest the museum has ever held, in terms of items, floor space and curators involved.With 10 different sections, this exhibit … Continue reading

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SPUN – Adventures in Textitles and Free Stuff Friday

Happy Friday! We were lucky enough to go to a preview for a new exhibit from the Denver Art Museum, SPUN Adventures in Textiles.  This exhibit runs May 19 – September 22, 2013 and is a can’t miss exhibit for … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Rhonda Buss – Part 2 Collar Tutorial!

This week’s collar is a simple one, the Revere Collar. It’s great on a shirt where you would like a little more detail, but don’t want a collar against the back of your neck. Revere is another name for lapel. … Continue reading

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Dream trips and winner of Free Stuff Friday

Ah, so many places to go!  Thanks so much for your comments again!  I had fun traveling in my mind to all those wonderful places. Here’s a few that were dreamy! Jane C knew exactly where she wanted to be: … Continue reading

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Friday made sweeter with a giveaway!

TGIF Everyone! And Happy Mother’s Day! In celebration of  moms everywhere who enjoy the weekend whether it’s Mother’s Day or not, today’s giveaway is a Sweet Seams Weekend Bag pattern!  Big enough to carry all the essentials whether you are … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Rhonda Buss – Collar Tutorial!

Drafting different collars is an easy way to take a basic pattern and stretch it into what will seem like many patterns. For this post and the upcoming collar posts throughout May, we will be using this pattern, Butterick 5678. … Continue reading

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6 Easy Mother’s Day Gifts to Make

Mother’s Day is coming up this Sunday, May 12! What better way to show Mom you care than by making her a gift by hand? Flowers are always a welcome sight on Mother’s Day, but I think being able to … Continue reading

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