Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Wonderful World of Buttons! Guest Blog Post from Button Expert Jill Gorski

National Button Day is coming up Nov. 16, so today we have a guest post from button expert (aka buttonologist) Jill Gorski, proprietor of Jillions of Buttons, which carries unique and beautiful buttons of all kinds. Jill has also published … Continue reading

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Zakka Handmades by Amy Morinaka

Zakka is a craft movement that has come out of Japan and according to Amy Morinaka author of Zakka Handmades is “the small necessities of everyday life…that includes accessories, stationery, fashion items, toys, home goods, kitchen items, small furniture, and … Continue reading

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Free Thanksgiving Projects

The holiday season is upon us (has been since the week before Halloween, doesn’t it seem?) and that festive, creative feeling is in the air! Before you dive into gift and Christmas decor sewing, stitch up something quick and cute … Continue reading

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Get started making holiday gifts!

Halloween is over and now we turn our thoughts to creating and sewing gifts to give for the holidays. The book Refashioned Bags by Faith & Justina Blakeney  show you how to “up-cycle anything into high-style handbags”. The authors show … Continue reading

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