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Guest Blog Post- Maggie’s Corner

Maggie’s Custom Design Tutorial for Sewing a Gift Bag from Recycled Materials Maggie’s Corner is about learning to live a more sustainable lifestyle. We are about sharing information with the public to bring together like minded folks who enjoy sustainable living ideas, crafting, sewing, recycling and re-purposing.   Check out our site: Maggie’s Corner   […]

Libby Scripps-Guest Blogger

Libby Scripps-Guest Blogger Written By: Libby Scripps     Well, I’ve never been a domestic goddess, but sewing was something that came natural to me.  I remember making my first shirt when I was fourteen.  Before that I was into making those knot and hemp bracelets for all my friends.  Then A-line skirts, made […]

Fiskars Giveaway!

Learn about The Fiskateers: The Fiskateers are the online crafting community run by We love ALL things crafty. Naturally we favor Fiskars products but we welcome anything that helps spark creativity and imagination. We are also pretty partial to the color orange. You can find us at our website and on our Facebook page. We […]

Hems To Dolls- Guest Blog Post

Written By: Alyssa Sorenson I don’t really remember ever not sewing or it at least not being a part of my life. Mom made vintage dresses. I wore the yellow dress in kindergarten The blue dress was an Easter dress for me at about 21 months. I do recall my Mother sewing Barbie clothes for […]

NSM Celebration Essay- Guest Blog Post

Written By: Patty     Little did I know when I stitched the first dress for my favorite doll, that sewing would be a lifelong pursuit. That simple cotton dress was made under the watchful eye of our neighbor, Mrs. F., using pattern pieces cut from paper lunch bags with fabric from her remnants […]