Author Archives: Kari

Free Stuff Friday Winner!

We have a winner! Congratulations to Susan! Her response was randomly selected from the responses we received on our Free Stuff Friday blog. She won a copy of Quick and Easy Pillows & Cushions: 50 Step-By-Step Projects edited by Alison Wormleighton. … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday!

Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve… So many fun holidays are right around the corner! TELL US! What holiday or special occasion (birthday, wedding, anniversary, etc.) gets your sewing juices flowing? And what do you like to make? From … Continue reading

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Blog EXCLUSIVE! Free shipping!

Need something cozy to wear this winter? Have you checked out the “Top it Off” story on page 50 in the Nov/Dec ’10 issue of Creative Machine Embroidery?  Right now, get FREE SHIPPING when you order the Thunder Bay Jacket pattern from Great Copy … Continue reading

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Donate a Quilt to Help Save Lives

Help support research for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) by participating in the 2nd Annual Hopes & Dreams Quilt Challenge, brought to you by Quilters Dream Batting. Last year’s Challenge was a huge success. In just seven months, the Hopes & Dreams Quilt Challenge received … Continue reading

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Labor Day weekend

Happy Wednesday! Here’s a fun little fashion game to get you through Wednesday morning! Anyone looking forward to Labor Day weekend plans? I’m heading up to my husband’s parents’ lake house in South Dakota. Unfortunately, the weather is supposed to … Continue reading

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’50s-Inspired Fashion

Check out this slide show and let us know what you think about the ’50s-inspired fashion! I love the skirt length—classic and stylish. The tortoise glasses with the silk lace are a little… different. But I like the earrings. It says “Price Upon … Continue reading

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August already?!

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I looked at the calendar yesterday and saw August 1 staring back at me! In June, I made a list of Christmas gifts and projects I want to make this year—and of course I … Continue reading

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Cheering for Mondo in this season’s Project Runway

Set your TiVo and cheer on Colorado’s own designer, Mondo Guerra, as he takes on the fashion world in season 8 of Project Runway, premiering July 29 on Lifetime. I realize many of you aren’t from Colorado, but for us … Continue reading

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I love the 4th!

The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays! To me, it means beautiful weather, family, friends, camping, relaxing, fireworks, baseball games, cookouts, and celebrating the Declaration of Independence. We live in a great country! What are your holiday … Continue reading

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Stash Buster + Giving Back

We  need your help! Operation Orphan Education is Sew News’ charitable effort for 2010. We teamed up with American Friends of Cecily’s Fund, and we’re excited for all our readers to get involved. American Friends of Cecily’s Fund (AFCF) is … Continue reading

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