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01 Aug Susan Khalje Giveaway Winner

Dear Readers, Susan Khalje's generous giveaway offer brought in a whopping 532 entries! I was truly moved to read your kind comments, and please know I read each and every one. I wish all of you could win the fabulous French Jacket Class. To the 531 readers who did not win the giveaway prize, I emphatically state that investing in a Susan Khalje class - in person or by video, is money well spent if feasible. My package arrived yesterday and I plan to make a jacket this fall - maybe a suit to wear to one of Mimi's upcoming wedding events in January Susan Khalje, more...

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05 Nov Guest Post from So Sew Simple & the Marcy Tilton Giveaway Winner!

  I still find it hard to believe that nearly 400 lovely women joined me for the 2014 Ready-to-Wear Fast! In January, I created a 'Secret' Facebook page for the RTW Fasters. The lively news feed which features all things sewing has served as a source of support and encouragement during the year, and has created a spirit of camaraderie among the group. Now in month 11, the RTW Fasters have sewn quite a collection of garments. Equally as important, they are approaching a huge achievement which extends beyond their new clothes.  Today, I'm pleased to introduce Denise from the blog  So Sew Simple. Denise has made some great garments this year and...

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02 Nov Marcy Tilton Interview & Giveaway!

A Marcy Tilton interview and giveaway? It's true! Get yourself a cup of coffee or beverage of choice, sit back and enjoy! _______________________ I am so pleased to announce the utterly creative Vogue Patterns designer, Marcy Tilton is kicking off my series of interviews with leaders in the sewing industry. When I think about how I'd live my life differently if given the chance, I'd certainly be more adventurous like Marcy Tilton, who in the mid 70's, with a group of friends,  drove  from Denmark to Kenya. When her clothes began to wear out she bought wonderful cotton fabrics from the markets and made herself...

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25 Aug … and the winner is…

iPhone cases, napkins, tablecloths, shoe bags, and a hot air balloon represent a small sample of the 576 creative comments submitted for Susan Khalje's new Couture Dress Video and Pattern giveaway! Many of you were on the right track in assuming I was making bridesmaids gifts. If you were one of the twenty-six readers who guessed -  R O B E S  - you are correct! My daughter, Katie, wanted to give her friends in the wedding party a personal gift they did not already own. How could I refuse? The girls opened the robes at the Bridesmaids' Luncheon on Friday, and wore them on Saturday; a leisurely day...

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11 Apr Giveaway Winners!

My husband kindly agreed to draw the names of the Giveaway Winners and then showed up in a tux.  What a ham……… I was overwhelmed by the enthusiastic response to Aunt Maggie’s International Giveaway – nearly 200 responses with an average of 3.5 entries per person! With approximately 700 entries, I suppose a tux was in order :) ………and a blindfold.  The winners are as follows: 1. Black and white plaid wool: AMY @ metrobabylon 2. Hot Pink Wool: YOLANDA REYNOLDS 3. Red and Off White Taffeta: CAROLYN WYNN 4. Beige Wool: BRENDA EVERETT 5. White Pique: AMY MAYER 6. Red, White and Blue Linen: BETH ROTHFUSS 7.Vogue 5850: BRUNA 8. Vogue...

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06 Apr Aunt Maggie’s International Giveaway!

A few days ago FedEx delivered a surprise package from my Aunt Maggie. I received my first surprise package from Aunt Maggie at age 7; a large box filled with homemade Barbie clothes including a wedding dress! Through the years Aunt Maggie tastefully perfected her hobbies of sewing, crafting, cooking and home decorating to impressive heights, and I've known very few people to be as talented, industrious and thoughtful as she is. You might guess an unexpected package from Aunt Maggie is a good thing, and my anticipations swelled when a gorgeous piece of virgin wool popped out upon opening the tightly...

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