How to pick a Sewing Machine

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  One of the top 5 most frequently asked questions I get is “What sewing machine should I buy?”  I get quite a few emails about it, which I don’t mind at all, I love to talk sewing.  To simplify things a bit and since I thought that some of you may have a new… 

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Stuff you might want to know….

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Just a quick post today with some “business” stuff! ONE: I sewed!! I’ve not been sewing much the last few weeks, just not in the mood… but the mood hit last week and I made this for the Sewing Summit: Just a quick instagram pic,  I’ll share a better one when I’m done. Pattern is… 

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The home of the Polkadot Chair…. part 1

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One of the most frequent questions I get about my blog is: “is there really a Polkadot Chair?”  Well the answer is yes, there is a Polkadot Chair… it’s pink, and it lives in my craft room. When I first started my blog I didn’t like the 1st name I had picked for it.  After… 

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My Secret Identity…

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Just a few quick things to share here… I thought I’d answer some FAQ that I’ve received the last few weeks here… But first.. me in disguise, note the hat and dark glasses :) My friend and I were talking today and were joking that we had “secret identities” because of our blogs…. I thought… 

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Random Stuff….

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One- A lot of you have asked about cutting out letters if you don’t have an “e” cutter machine. (From the chalkboard placemat tutorial).   There is a tutorial I wrote here, where I showed how to use a light box to trace letters. Then you just cut them with out with scissors. I’ve done… 

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Sewing tips & tricks

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On my blog I am frequently  asked questions about how to sew, most are pretty specific and I answer them the best that I can, and some are more general, like “how do you learn to sew?”, “where do I start?” and “what did I do wrong?” Today I’m going to share with you my… 

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Okay, Okay, Okay… you want a full size Tree Skirt…

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Okay, So you guys want the Tiny Stripey Tree Skirt in the size for a full size tree!Just give me a day or so, I’ll figure it out. I’m not going to make a full one but I can get you some directions and drawings to make it. I know that it will take yardage… 

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