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Archive for March, 2010

Contests & Prizes : Congratulations to Tuesday's winners!

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Congratulations Torey, and Kat of lifegoeson-kat.blogspot.com!  You won last week’s giveaway of Martha Stewart’s Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts. Please e-mail  your address to thecraftsdept@marthastewart.com, so we can send your new books on their way. Don’t forget to comment on Stephanie’s post below for more chances to win!…

Contests & Prizes : Book giveaway! (And sew on, and sew on)

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As a recent transplant to the city I have been busy trying to make my apartment more livable.  After the basics (bed:  check.  sofa:  check.) come the personal touches, which is why the book’s arrival has been so well-timed.  Every time I flip through the pages my list of sewing projects seems to grow… First …

Behind the Scenes : Origaminizing

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While I appreciate the art of it, I’ve never been able to get THAT into origami. Maybe it’s that i just have too many craft hobbies already (geez), or that once I’ve made an origami thingie, I don’t know what to do with it. But one particular paper creation that I love, and have found …

Celebrate : Stitch Fest - Not Sold Out

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There have been a few inquiries and just to dispell any confusion –  There are still tickets available for Stitch Fest.  It is the tote bag class that sold out.  Tickets are $30.00 and with that you receive a copy of the book, drinks and nibbles, demos, make and takes and prizes will be raffled …

Contests & Prizes : Congratulations to last week's winners!

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Congratulations Mandie S., Erin of bklynstitch.blogspot.com, Amanda A., and Sequana!  You won last week’s giveaway of Martha Stewart’s Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts.   Please e-mail  your address to thecraftsdept@marthastewart.com, so we can send your new books on their way. Don’t forget to comment on Athena’s post below for more chances to win!  …

Contests & Prizes : New Sewing Book Giveaway!

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As Silke and Blake have explained, we are all looking forward to the launch of Martha Stewart’s Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts on April 1st. Yesterday I finally had the chance to look through a copy of the book, which I know is the result of so much hard work on the part of …

Make It : Spring is Here!

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Spring has come early in New York City, it’s 72 degrees today!  It is the perfect day to start saving eggs to decorate for Easter. You may not know this but I have a collection of blown out eggs, big and small, white and brown, cracked and whole, dyed and not dyed, and all of …

We're so excited about the sewing book!

Contests & Prizes : We're so excited about the sewing book!

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It is so amazing to have all these great projects together in one book.  It was hard to choose my favorite!  I have to say I have a strong attachment to Japanese Sashiko Embroidery.  You’ll find some beautiful examples of Sashiko in Martha Stewart’s Encylopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts, as well as a CD …