May 2019 Newsletter

 From The Editor –  May should have an abundance of flowers as we certainly were not lacking for April showers! With this year’s near record cold Easter temperatures in the south, now would be a good time to start planning for an Easter coat to match the Easter dress or short-alls for next year. Easter…

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March 2019 Newsletter

 Rain, Rain, Rain! Does this mean ‘March Flowers”? At least it is not snow here in Atlanta! Just the perfect weather for stitching in front of the fire!  This month we complete our look into the design process of a garment, and all of the facets that it entails. To complete our study, we have…

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February 2019 Newsletter

SO! Today is the day the weather man is predicting a snow storm in North Georgia, which means it probably will not happen. We usually get the surprise storms here, but you never know since the Super Bowl is here in Atlanta Sunday. Nevertheless, I mentally took note of which needlework projects I could work…

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January 2019 Newsletter

 Most of you probably still have remnants of Christmas wrappings and icicles from the Christmas tree lying around your house, so the good news for you is that Easter is later this year – actually almost as late as it can be. Technically, Easter will always fall between March 21 and April 25, and in…

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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…

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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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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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