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…

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 Newsletter

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…

April 2017 Newsletter

Hopefully, you are finishing those Easter outfits, and your checklist has included hair bows, slips, socks (with a little lace sewn around the tops), shoes, and a jacket or sweater (also with some matching lace sewn around the neck and sleeves). Great advice after our Ole Man Winter came calling a few weeks ago! Now…

March 2017 Newsletter

I am writing this as daffodils and crocus are blooming, as well as the flowering trees. Where was winter? Thinking back to winters with similar temperatures, Easter has been known to come with a big freeze. Just a few years ago that was the case here in Atlanta, with Easter morning temperatures killing all our…

February 2017

What a crazy winter we have had so far. From 70 degrees to sub freezing and back again, we have covered the weather map. We even had an inch of snow Sunday evening at our house! I think the Ground Hog will not know which way to wager this week. We’ll see. Easter is still…

January 2017 Newsletter

I am finding it difficult to believe that the Holidays are over and it is a new year! Christmas was a blur and now we are thinking about Easter. Alas, Easter is April 16 – mark your calendar! But, believe me, it will be here before you can say Jack the Bunny! We have been…

November/December 2016

From The Editor – FINALLY, fall is here with a ‘little frost on the pumpkin’! This is when our sewing juices really start flowing, thinking of all those projects we want to finish (or start?) over the cold winter months. This month I am offering many ideas for sewing with handkerchiefs. You might just stitch…

October 2016 Newsletter

Cool nights and warm days have arrived. This always brings out our enthusiasm for sewing. There is still time for Christmas sewing, so check the woodpile, thread a needle and put on a pot of cocoa. Time to sew! I am finishing the study on color in embroidery this issue. I have also included a…

September 2016 Newsletter

Summer is about to come to an end, the leaves will soon be falling, and yes, as every year, Christmas is coming! But for now, there is still nearly 4 months to sew, sew, sew for cherished gifts and cute Holiday clothing. Last month – August issue of BEAR IN MIND – we shared some…