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American Celebration

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It is such a thrill for me to see my painted design come to life in the form of a fabric line.  Each one becomes an instant favorite with me, but I think that the newest,  American Celebration is really my favorite!
When Teri asked me to design another Americana themed line, I was ready, paintbrush in hand!  As most folks around here know, I’m very Red, White …

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Cartouche Embroidered Pillow

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I really do love to embroider.  It’s just so relaxing to me, and these days I haven’t been in much of a sewing mood, but embroidery…well that’s a different story.  My first embroidery patterns I did for Smooth Sailing were very well received to my surprise and I even had requests to make some more patterns.  So, that’s just what I did!  Using Rhapsody of Reds as my muse I was really inspired to design an embroidery for a decorative pillow.  So I took some of the main circular motifs from the Rhapsody & Cartouche prints and had fun with the placement of my design, by deliberately having the motifs cut off.

 

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Happy Haunting

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It’s October and Halloween is fast approaching. I just pulled out and dusted off my Halloween decorations and found my Through the Seasons Autumn Table Runner. I had forgotten how cute that pattern is! I did my to test the pattern so I don’t have it in our cute All Hallows Bash collection like the one in our catalog but it’s still pretty awesome just the same. I also did the Winter one as well and will enjoy pulling that out after Thanksgiving. I do love this time of year, so many fun decorations to pull out and visit each year, and of course add to!

Here it is in the All Hallow Bash fabrics:

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We’ve got our winner for the Gidget 2 Sewing Station!

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We received a remarkable 1,022 entries on our Gidget 2 Sewing Station giveaway. Wow! Thank you so much to everyone who entered. Using a random number generator, we have selected the winner!
The person who will receive their very own Gidget 2 Sewing Station, courtesy of Arrow Cabinets and Connecting Threads is….Comment # 714 – Elaine Caissie
Not only are we excited to send Elaine her new sewing station, we are excited to share her organizational tip …

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And our winners are…

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Thank you to everyone who entered our Summer Fun Giveaway! We received an astonishing 415 comments – WOW!
Using a random number generator, we have selected our winners.
The grand prize winner who will take home a copy of the With Fabric & Thread book, an Oceanfront Sampler, and a Beach House Thread Set is…Comment # 72 – Celeste Anything and everything!!! Lots of gifts!! Getting ready to start to start on table runner Christmas …

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