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…

November/December 2017 Newsletter

Don’t we sometimes sound like The Three Bears?It’s too hot, it’s too cold, is it ever ‘just right’. Wedid have an unusually warm fall and I think all are glad to be enjoying these more seasonaltemperatures. But I’ll remind you about February that you asked for cooler temps!!! The good news is that this is…

October 2017 Newsletter

Finally, crisp fall mornings are upon us, along with the wonderful aroma of pumpkins and apples cooking in kitchens across America. At least these delicious treats are HEALTHY! This time of the year gets really hectic for sure, but key to completing your sewing list is a bit of time management. So while your goodies…

September 2017 Newsletter

“Harvey” certainly was not playing the role of theinvisible rabbit last month. The destruction left behind was heart breaking, and as needle womenI’m sure we have all thought of those projects, bothin the works, as well as finished, that were destroyed by the floods. While in this instance nothing could have saved them, it is…

August 2017 Newsletter

First of all, we do offer our sincere apologies for not getting our beloved newsletter to you the first of August,especially after a combined June/July issue… you have all heard the expression ‘If it was not one thing, then it was another’ and so it has been for the last month. We have had missed…

June/July 2017 Newsletter

What a roller coaster of weather we have had recently. Summer in March, winter in May and now as I write this we are in a flood warning! How nice to have the hobby of sewing which you can enjoy in the comfort of indoors, no matter the weather! First, my sincere apologies for the…

May 2017 Newsletter

I am ready for summer having cleaned my porches of the pollen and checking out new recipes for summer grilling. I feel so fortunate to live in a climate where we can truly enjoy four seasons. Tricky as each may be at times, it is wonderful to have four weather patterns and a change of…