5 Ways Hand Stitching Improves Health

5 Ways Hand Stitching Improves Health

It’s no secret that American adults are feeling more stressed than ever; in 2015 nearly a quarter of U.S. adults said that they were under extreme stress, as opposed to 18% in 2014. But, what are you supposed to do about it? The answer might surprise you: try hand stitching. 1. Hand stitching relieves stress […]

Fall Decorations on the Eerie Nights Blog Hop

Fall Decorations on the Eerie Nights Blog Hop

Hello everyone! Welcome to the next step along the Eerie Nights trail. As many of you know, we like to carry Halloween fabrics year-round. It’s almost – no, it definitely is – more important to us than carrying winter themed fabrics. But, as even more of you know, we are not terrific decorators. So for […]

6 Reasons you should get to know English Paper Piecing

6 Reasons you should get to know English Paper Piecing

English Paper Piecing – folding pieces of fabric around a template, and then hand stitching – tends to produce a knee-jerk reaction. Most people fall into one of two camps. It either sounds like the most mind-numbingly boring thing in the world, or they’ve fallen completely in love. If you’re already firmly in the hand-sewing […]