Give Practical Gifts This Holiday Season

| November 9, 2012

At this special time of year  you can make your family and friends VERY happy if you give a practical gift that they can enjoy throughout the year.  Think about each person’s “likes”, hobbies and even things that you know they would really enjoy but wouldn’t buy for themselves. I always try to get my […]

Hints For Making/Buying Holiday Gifts

| October 18, 2011

I usually start my annual Holiday gift giving list the first part of October, so I’m a bit late, but not so much that I’ll be in a rush.  I’ve accumulated a few hints to help you prepare for YOUR Holiday giving — saving you some money and at the same time  being more certain […]

Christmas Season Is Right Around The Corner

| October 28, 2010

October is just about gone, so we’re heading right into the Christmas Holiday season.  For those of us who enjoy making gifts for family members, friends, children’s teachers, neighbors, etc, now is the time to get organized and figure out exactly what you want to make for each of them.  Each gift must be personally chosen […]

Great Christmas Deal for a Free Photo Canvas

| December 10, 2009

I have often admired those canvas photo prints where they take your photo or artwork and print it out on a stretched canvas.  Well when I found this great deal I went ahead and finally ordered one for myself, and I couldn’t wait to share the information with you! All you have to do is […]

The Push Is on For Making Christmas Gifts

| November 28, 2009

Here we are – the day after “Black Friday”, and if you’re like me – tired of fighting the crowds yesterday, and now ready to settle down and go to work on making those Christmas gifts! Today I want to review a few of the “most read” projects and tutorials from our blog, that would […]

Sewing Businesses Help Customers Save Money

| October 26, 2009

How can you in sewing businesses help your customers save money?  I truly believe this Holiday Season will see fewer gifts given, and those who will be giving gifts will be looking for “deals”. The current economy, where people are losing jobs left and right, where homes are being foreclosed on and where those who DO […]

Make Scrappy Gifts For The Holiday Season

| September 21, 2009

As you probably already know, I’ve been “hit” by something pretty rough – am still taking the daily IV antibiotic therapy treatments at the local hospital and  having to take 2 additional antiobiotic types of pills (been going on since the 10th of Sept).  The doctor says it’s a “severe allergic reaction”, which he believes […]

Quick And Easy Last Minute Gifts To Make

| December 14, 2008

We’re getting down to the wire for getting even last minute gifts made.  I’ve found a few quick and easy gifts that  can be put together quickly and will make excellent stocking stuffers, or wrap them up to give.The first gift idea somes from Sewing.org’s free projects – washcloth puppets.  Now these would make some […]

How To Organize Your Holiday Gift List

| October 8, 2008

Normally this space is dedicated to information to help those of us in the sewing business with various sewing / alteration / crafting topics.  However, today, we’re going to talk about helping YOU get organized for Holiday gift giving.For those of us who enjoy making gifts for family members, friends, children’s teachers, neighbors etc, now is […]