Tutorial: How To Make A Robot Costume

| September 24, 2012

My Grandson looks AWESOME in the robot costume he actually made (with a little help from Mamaw, of course!)  This project is a “no-sew” creation and simple and quick to make! Items needed: 1 large clear gift bag (for the body), 1 medium size silver gift bag (for the head) and lots of cool stickers!  [...]

How To Make A Reversable Collar Tutorial

| September 24, 2012

If you’re the kind of person that likes to change that basic dress or blouse (or sweater) into a variety of styles just by adding a faux collar or bow collar, this tutorial is for you!  This collar tutorial will be a “custom” collar that uses your basic blouse or dress pattern as the basis [...]

The Votes Are In…… And I’m AMAZED!

| September 20, 2012

A few weeks ago we ran a post asking the question,  “Who do you sew more for…… plus size/full figure women or overweight/obese children”?  We have gotten a TON of emails from people answering that question and reasons WHY they do what they do. By far the MAJORITY of people responding say they sew for [...]

6 Must-Haves For Your Craft Show Display

| September 17, 2012

You may have all your products ready for the upcoming crafts show you’re joining—but have you given much thought to your booth’s appearance? Appearances are extremely important, and believe it or not, your sales can be greatly impacted by how your booth is set up. There are plenty of things you can do to spruce [...]

How Increased Well-Being Makes for a Happier Life

| September 16, 2012

Your well-being is about so much more than just being well – in addition to your physical and mental health, there is a sense of contentment that we get from connecting with our friends and family, and being connected to our community. When we’re confident in our careers and feel good financially, that also adds to our well-being.

Get Your Garden Ready for Fall

| September 15, 2012

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Scotts Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Last year we had lots of weather issues, too much rain followed by drought conditions, and our garden just never really took off. This year we opted instead to do some container gardening so we [...]

Coupon Clutch Clearance Sale!

| September 13, 2012

The coupon clutch company is holding a HUGE clearance sale on a wide variety of coupon clutch prints and designs.  While normally selling for $29.95, there is now a whopping 33% discount on all CLEARANCE clutches, dropping the price to $19.95!  Here is the direct link to the clearance section:  http://couponclutch.com/clearance/.  No promo code is [...]

Sewing Machine Repair Book Now At Amazon!!

| September 12, 2012

Now that we are all involved with fall sewing projects, this is NOT the time to have problems with your sewing machine! We are THRILLED that our “Sewing Machine Repair for the Home Sewer is now available at Amazon!!   This has been our most popular book of all time, and has helped literally thousands and [...]

Come Celebrate Our 12th Anniversary With HUGE SAVINGS!!

| September 6, 2012

We are sooo happy to let you know that our PatternsThatFitYou.com website is celebrating our 12th Anniversary!   WHOOOHOOOO!  Can you believe we’ve been here, what seems like forever!!  We are giving a whopping 70% discount on ALL downloadable books and patterns!    Simply use the code HAPPY12 in the promo code box and your discount will [...]

Have You Tried Doing Clothing Alterations As A Business?

| September 4, 2012

We have lately sold an unusually large number of our StartAndOperateAProfitableClothingAlterationsBusiness manual, and it just dawned on me why this would be so popular!  A clothing alteration business is probably the easiest business to start, not to mention that anybody that already has a sewing machine, thread, etc are ready to start the business. The [...]