Craving Spring

  I just shipped a custom order of these cute spring tea towels. There were 15 in total that a woman ordered to be a favor for a family party she is hosting next week.    It is always fun to see a large order come together. It can be tough sometimes to ensure precision and…

Ideas from Customers

  Someimes the best ideas really do come from customers. I wrote in December about the customer, Judy, who had the idea of a series of “baby’s first” bibs. Seems obvious, but I never would have made them as a group to sell as a package. Judy’s friend bought them that way, and Judy got a…

Custom Order for Baby Evan

 Bibs were a hot seller at the fall craft shows, with “baby’s first Christmas” leading the way. One of my regular customers had an idea to get a series of “baby’s first” bibs, and brought a friend.   Her friend ordered a whole series for her newborn grandson for Christmas. We did Christmas, Valentine’s Day, St.…

New Toy

When I first decided to add machine embroidery to my sewing repertoire a year and a half ago, I really wanted one of the larger machines with a larger sewing bed. But I just couldn’t reconcile the price tag so I got a middle-of-the-road Bernina. So imagine my surprise when a local shop was closing…

Getting Hungry

Well, not really but some of my recent embroidery projects may make you think otherwise.    First I did this fun apron that says “hot and spicy” because aprons go over very well through the fall into the winter holidays.   I also did this fun salsa towel with a real salsa recipe. I like the…