Sewing With Leather as a Home Business

| April 25, 2017

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 […]

Free eBook Helps Monetize Your Blog

| August 13, 2010

Esther Crawford from 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]