My Modern Domestic Life: Pinterest Obsession!

All of my students have heard me rave about my recent obsession — Pinterest! Oh my, I can spend hours on this inspirational website. If you haven’t already gotten hooked on it, you MUST check it out! Here’s how it works: First of all, you have to be invited so find a friend who has … Continued

The Sharper the Better

We are so happy to have not only purchased our very own scissor sharpening equipment, but to have Tony here to create a perfect knife edge on your precious blades. Tony has sharpened scissors for as long as he has repaired sewing machines, over 40 years! That is a whole lot of scissors. And if … Continued

My Modern Domestic Life: Book Club Quilt

Until very recently, I had never sewn a quilt. I’ve done just about every other kind of sewing you could think of, but quilting never made it on my to-do list.  When I found out one of the members of my book club was pregnant with her first kid, I figured the time had come … Continued

BERNINA University 2011. San Antonio, TX.

Meredith, Michelle and I were thrilled to attend this dealer only show full of friends, education, and true inspiration. There are such wonderful people in this company; forward thinking, supportive, willing to share. I have been in the sewing and craft industry for 12 years, and never have I seen this sort of education offered … Continued

bernette sale! 15% off NOW through August 7th.

We have really enjoyed getting to know the new line of bernettes that we received in throughout the spring. There are great options for entry level and price conscious sewists including both mechanical and computerized models. We are thrilled to offer a sale of 15% off these sweet little sewing gems for the rest of … Continued

My Modern Domestic Life: Texas Fabric Field Trip

After a lovely week of Bernina Universtity in San Antonio, Texas, I was lucky enough to spend a few extra heat-filled days vacationing in the Hill Country and Austin. I wasn’t sure how I would feel about Texas. I had never really spent any time there except for a quick drive through the panhandle. I … Continued


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