New Kindle Version of Sewing Machine Repair Book

| July 6, 2013

We are super excited to announce that the new Kindle version of our best selling Sewing Machine Repair for the Home Sewer book is now available. Now you can grab this helpful book and take it everywhere with you on your reader or smartphone, or even read it on your computer, for just $19.95 – […]

Free eBook Helps Monetize Your Blog

| August 13, 2010

Esther Crawford from ShePosts.com and Jennifer James from Mom Bloggers Club got together and created this fabulous ebook called From Blog to Business.  Don’t let the price fool you – this is one valuable tool if you have a blog or are interested in starting one!  These experienced ladies give you all the information you […]

Book Review: Junky Styling, Wardrobe Surgery

| August 11, 2009

Deconstructing, re-styling, and completely transforming old clothes is all the rage right now and this 160-page book, Junky Styling: Wardrobe Surgery is a beautifully designed and illustrated softcover publication that will inspire all who read it to take a new look at their discarded fashions. The authors, Annika Sanders and Kerry Seager, launched a successful […]

Switch Craft: Battery Powered Crafts to Make and Sew by Alison Lewis

| February 10, 2009

Alison Lewis’ first book, “Switch Craft: Battery-Powered Crafts to Make and Sew”, daringly combines technology with fashion and home decor.  The book is brimming with battery operated clothing and accessory projects like an illuminated skirt (see cover), a pillow with a headset for a cell phone, a bag that blares music and a wriggling cat […]

Sewing With Leather as a Home Business

| February 7, 2009

If you’ve seen all the wonderful craft items, motorcycle and western chaps, and clothing garments made of leather and have been in envy of those who make those things, you now have the opportunity to learn how to make all those things yourself.Denise, my partner and daughter, has recently completed a new book, Sewing With […]

Homemade Halloween: Quick and Easy Costumes, Decorations, and Not-So-Frightening Family Fun

| September 26, 2008

Homemade Halloween: Quick and Easy Costumes, Decorations, and Not-So-Frightening Family Fun  (Fox Chapel Publishing, September 2008) is chock full of creative step-by-step projects for everything your family needs to celebrate October 31st – from super easy-to-make costumes and pumpkin carving patterns to party favors and delightful decorations. In Dandy Disguises, the construction of basic costume […]

Denim Revolution: Dozens of Ways To Turn Denim Cast-Offs Into Fashion Must-Haves

| September 11, 2008

At age 12, Nancy Rosen — now Nancy Minsky — drew on paper and then created out of cotton fabric a prize-winning suit. “(Her instructors) were astonished she did so well,” said her mom, Micki Rosen, 80, of Portland, where Minsky grew up. “If she’d made it out of wool, they said they’d have sent her […]

Book Review “Bearly Believable: My Part in the Paddington Bear Story” by Shirley Clarkson

| June 19, 2008

Shirley Clarkson made her first Paddington bears as Christmas gifts for her children in 1971.  She had copied the design from Michael Bond’s much loved children’s books because they were a favorite of her children.  The kids friends liked the bears so much the Clarksons made some more and sold them.  It wasn’t long before […]