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Children’s Sewing Machines for Christmas

I have heard from parents that a few of the children I know are having sewing machines for Christmas and I have been asked which ones I would recommend. Below…

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Animal pincushion

Stitch ‘n’ Chat comes to Thornbury

Did you ever wonder how to sew on that shirt button, take up those trousers, how you could find the time to make a skirt, get help on that sewing…

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Holiday Sewing Club Preparations

Preparations for the holiday sewing clubs are well underway. I have some gorgeous coloured felts to chose from and several animal pincushion patterns ready to go.

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my Bernina

I have my Bernina, Artista 185 home again. It had to go away for 6 weeks to be repaired, the mother board had died. It had a full service at…

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Zipper patent

How the humble zip was born

You might have noticed, if you looked at Google’s home page, that today is the birthday of Gideon Sundbäck, he lived from April 24, 1880 – June 21, 1954. He…

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