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Beginner's Guide to Punch Needle Projects

Beginner’s Guide To Punch Needle Projects By Juliette Michelet

Beginner’s Guide to Punch Needle Projects is a great introduction to the craft of punch needle embroidery. Written by Juliette Michelet, this book features 26 fun and simple to follow punch needle projects. I had this book on my wish list, and I received it this past Christmas as a gift. The projects are super […]

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Handmade Soap Making

6 Reasons I Started Making Handmade Soap

My family and I have always loved using handmade soaps. About five years ago, I started making cold processed soap and since then we have not looked back. We benefit from the wonderful properties handmade soaps have to offer. I teach monthly soap making workshops and I am often asked; why I started making soap? […]

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Sewing Essentials

20 Beginner Sewing Essentials

Students often ask what they should have in their sewing kit. This post will share some essential items that I believe should be included in any beginner sewing kit. As your sewing skills develop and your projects become more complex, you may find it necessary to expand your sewing kit and to add specialty tools […]

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Tips for Buying a Sewing Machine

Tips for Buying a Sewing Machine

I have been machine sewing since I was eleven years old and it is something that I am passionate about. Over the years the most common questions I am asked are: what type of sewing machine I have and what manufacturer I prefer. My sewing students also ask for advise on choosing a sewing machine, […]

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