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Merry Christmas to All Merry Makers!

Did you complete your stitched gifts on time? I certainly hope so! There is something so comforting about finishing your Christmas gift stitching ahead of schedule. We make things to share love and joy with others. When it becomes a chore, it takes the fun out of making merry.

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Why Having a Fabric Stash is a Good Thing!

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Artisan Batiks: Christmastime from Robert Kaufman Fabrics

We joke a lot about our fabric stashes but there actually is a really good reason to keep them stocked! We are in the midst of the fall season and will soon enter the Christmas holiday. That means seasonal fabrics may be in abundance now, but might be hard to find this time next year.

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Need to Organize Your Sewing Area? Just Get Started!

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Keeping a tidy work area is essential to creative accomplishment. Sometimes the hardest part is just getting started.

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Merry Makers' Guide to Holiday Gifts

Holiday Project Ideas with Sew Inspired by Bonnie

Hard to believe Christmas is less than six weeks away. These tips and gift ideas will help you get ready!

To help you get started on your holiday stitching, we’re providing some links to blogs that may be of interest. Each link will go to a blog post where you will find tutorials, tips, and links to Bonnie’s designs!

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Another Option for Sharpening Scissors

Some dealers no longer sharpen scissors. So what is the alternative?

We all need to get our scissors sharpened from time to time. It is an especially good idea before the busy season of holiday sewing is upon us.

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Six months until Christmas. What should you be doing right now?

One of the reasons that we have a sewing or embroidery machine is because we love making beautiful things, and Christmas gifts are on the list.

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Are You Ready for Holiday Projects?

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Like cramming for a big test, I’ll share tips on how to get ready for the biggest sewing and embroidery event of the year!

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5 Tips for Smooth Sailing Embroidery

Sew Inspired by Bonnie tips for smooth sailing embroidery
Do you want to create your embroidery projects with as little fuss as possible and have everything turn out just the way you like it? Read on for 5 tips for smooth sailing embroidery.

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Planning for Holiday Sewing

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It's that time of year! Can you believe we have less than three months until Christmas? Are you ready for holiday sewing? I'll share some tips for making your holiday gift sewing more . . .

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