April 2016 Newsletter

I know all of you are breathing a sigh of relief that the Easter rush is over. I wish there were room in the newsletter for pictures of all the darling creations that graced the pews on Easter Sunday. And as I pen this letter, I am quite certain that many of those creations had…

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March 2016 Newsletter

In spite of the cold weather and the 5 inches of snow we got at home last week, my poor jonquils were sticking their blooms above the snow. Although I resisted, I was tempted to pick the little fellows and bring them into the warm house….Pretty silly I know, but it sure made me ready…

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February 2016 Newsletter

I am writing this as all are being warned of a major winter storm approaching the eastern seaboard. I cannot even plan on stitching by the fire as we have been swamped with orders. With shops ordering for Easter sewing, as well as stocking up from our sale, we all here at Bear Threads are…

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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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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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August 2015 Newsletter

If one could bottle heat (and not Tabasco!) we would have lots of toasty stitchers in January! But since that is not an option, I suppose we will have to settle for the fireplace when winter returns. In the meantime I am working diligently on my summer’s stitch list, and have my projects planned for…

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June/July 2015 Newsletter

I cannot believe school is out, Memorial Day past, and we are already in the midst of summer. Where does the time go? My June calendar is packed, but I am hoping to find some stitching time in July and August…perhaps somewhere cool! Louise Hedrick is introducing ‘The French Children’ to us this month. Her…

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May 2015 Newsletter

Just back from vacation, we are ready to stay home for a summer of outdoor activities, BBQ’s, and Jim’s birthday party! He is from Kentucky, so our first summer activity, of course, will be the Kentucky Derby. Always held the first Saturday of the month, it is so much fun to dust off my beautiful…

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