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…

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September 2019 Newsletter

 MARKET TIME IS ALMOST HERE! Sunday, September 8 we will gather at the Marriott Hotel on Hwy. 280 in Birmingham to shop, shop, shop…. Bear Threads will have tons of items ready for you to take with you from our ‘Cash and Carry’. From fabrics to half price Maline laces! (Yes, you read that correctly!)…

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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…

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September 2015 Newsletter

Back from vacation to the chilly waters of icebergs, I am ready for fall and winter sewing. I must admit in every village of Greenland, (there were no cities or towns as we know!), there were handicrafts, mostly sewn, and many with intricate beadwork. The Inuit/Eskimo ladies have not much more to do in the…

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October 2019 Newsletter

 Welcome to fall, finally! Those here in the south are relieved by some cooler mornings, and less humidity. It is even difficult to enjoy football (or stitching!) when the humidity and temperatures are so oppressive! Now we can really begin to concentrate on Holiday sewing and gift making! Next month I will have several quick…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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October 2015 Newsletter

After a very rainy weekend, fall is definitely with us and a bit of frost on the pumpkin cannot be far behind. Halloween decorations are already going up, and Holiday shopping is around the corner. But, you have plenty of time for sewing some special gifts for those lucky ones on your list so get…

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