November 2018 Newsletter

 FINALLY FALL HAS ARRIVED – It is the 21st of October as I write this and I was beginning to think Thanksgiving would better be served as a deck picnic! Along with yet another hurricane, cooler temperatures are making for much more seasonal sewing ideas. That said – I decided to change courses a tad…

October 2018 Newsletter

 Finally, the temperatures are closer to more normal fall days, but I am betting this is going to be one of those years we go from summer to winter with a short/nonexistent fall. I would hate that, as I love fall and all the colors, the cool crisp mornings and sweaters. And then of course…

September Newsletter

 Fall is upon us and that means the September Creative Sewing Market cannot be far behind. Indeed, it is set for Sunday the 9th of September in Birmingham, Alabama. It looks to be a fabulous market, with lots of vendors and lots of new items from which to choose….. I hope your stitching hours this…

August 2018 Newsletter

 August is traditionally the hottest month of the year and there is no better way to stay cool than to stay indoors and stitch. We have 2 new Swiss embroidery sets to inspire your fall and Holiday sewing. You will see them pictured in this issue of Bear In Mind. They are designed following the…

June & July 2018 Newsletter

 “A rainy day in Georgia” indeed as Alberto dumps more rain on our soggy ground. But a great stitching week as well, as we are officially into summer, albeit not by the calendar!!! I gathered supplies for my summer stitching projects before the Memorial Day weekend, my porches are clean and everything ready for summer…

May Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter

 With the pollen count well over 5000 here in Georgia, sitting on the porch stitching is just not an option, no matter how beautiful the flowers in your garden may be. So this month our newsletter brings the garden indoors to you as we feature the beautiful embroidery work of Cheryl Davidson of “A Frayed…

April 2018 Newsletter

You will receive this just before Easter Sunday and if you are still sewing Easter clothes it will be ‘not so funny an April Fool’s Joke’. So I do hope you are finished and can enjoy the weekend, spring weather, lovely flowers and Easter bunny chocolates! There are a couple of very interesting articles in…

March 2018 Newsletter

My jonquils are blooming and trees are starting toform leaves, so let’s hope Mother Nature does notthrow us an unexpected curve with a freezing snow like she did a few years ago on Easter! Now would be a good time to think about trimming asweet plain cardigan with lace even if you don’thave time to…

February 2018 Newsletter

It is January 26 as I write this letter, and I am astounded that January is almost gone. Already we have had 3 significant snows and we are just approaching February. However, one of my sweet office cats must think spring has arrived as I found my first present – a baby snake delivered to…

January 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to 2018, and a new year of sewing adventures, fun and creativity. Easter sewing time is here and Bear Threads has new fabrics and laces for your spring creations. First of all, we are so excited to be offering a newlaceset,thefirstinseveralyears.Manyof you ordered it at the Birmingham Market in September market. The design is…