Bag making!

I’ve made bags before but this one is probably my favorite!  The fabric is French ticking that I ordered years ago and was to afraid to cut!  I finally worked up the courage and wanted to write it all down before I forgot the directions I used.  I have included lots of pictures too!  I

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Change…

Change happens.  It arrives whether you expect it or not.  Everyone needs change, I think, but sometimes it is just hard.  We all get set in our routines.  We all have a routine when we first get up in the morning and follow our routines throughout the day.  If you have children, life works better

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So much is going on!

Where do I begin?  So much has been happening that I really don’t know if I have the words to describe it all.  So, I will start with my renewed energy!  This year I attended an event that changed the way I look at so many things!  I attended a sewing retreat in Charlotte, N.C.

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Exciting Stuff!

As you can see by the dates, I have not been blogging like I wanted to these past few months.  Something always seems to come up and it doesn’t get done.  Well, I’m back and wanted to share a few things.  You know, life can be funny, as it throws you curve balls but that’s

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It’s been awhile!

Hello my friends!  Well, it’s been about a month since my last post.  Life can sure get in the way, can’t it?  I don’t have any pictures to show this time because the “cafe” has not been up and running!  Work has started up again and along with a move and many other “things” the

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Project Complete!

Well, the ruffling project is complete! My daughter and I stayed up past midnight last Saturday to complete the bed ruffle. It turned out pink and perfect. The best part was teaming up with her to make her daughter’s baby bed ruffle! It’s also been fun to see her begin her sewing projects, like making

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Let the Ruffling begin!

  I can’t wait!  The time has come to start putting ruffling!  This weekend my daughter is coming to town and we are having a sewing fest making everything ruffle.  You guessed it, she is having a baby girl and we are all very excited!  We found a wonderful tutorial on how to make a

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The weekend…

Tomorrow is Thursday, the porthole to Friday which is the gateway to the weekend!  Sounds crazy but I started back to work this week and this is how I plan for my weekend.  The weekends are very special, whether you work inside or outside of the home, because I think the weekend should always include

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Happy Sunday

Welcome to the cafe!  It is Sunday, the first day of the week and I thought I would start off my week by entering my first post on NJ’s Stitchery Cafe!  I have seen and read so many of your wonderful words, from sewing/quilting, trips, family fun, retreats and so much more that I wanted

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