Monthly Archives: August 2011

Look! Nancy Zieman is doing her best John Hancock imitation!

August 31, 2011
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Nancy and I were in St. Louis teaching Baby Lock dealers embroidery and sewing techniques. Baby Lock has introduced some wonderful products that are going to make our stitching so much easier – and creative! Click here (www.babylock.com) to see what’s new from Baby Lock. Twenty-four dealers mastered my Stipple! technique with the Lady...

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Nancy Zieman has compiled her sewing knowledge from A – Z

August 24, 2011
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Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z

Sewing A to Z How many times have you used the old cliché, “She knows everything — from A to Z”? Well, Nancy Zieman really does know everything about sewing and she’s found a new way to categorize and simplify sewing tasks. You’ll find tons of tips and explanations in Nancy Zieman’s Sewing A...

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Join the Stitching Sisters at an upcoming Hooping Clinic!

August 17, 2011
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Join the Stitching Sisters at an upcoming Hooping Clinic!

It’s been a great week and we’re planning a fabulous Fall! What a week! Last Thursday I traveled to Cleveland to tape the second series of It’s Sew Easy television show. I had a blast connecting with my dear friend June Mellinger, Director of Product Promotion for Brother, meeting other guests and doing my...

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7 Cool tips I learned while designing a t-shirt

August 11, 2011
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7 Cool tips I learned while designing a t-shirt

A few weeks ago I shared some thoughts on a t-shirt revamp project. It’s definitely finished, photographed and worn many times. If you missed the June 22nd post click here. I thought I had a game plan but I think I learned that ‘game plan’ really means a place to start. My initial plan...

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Wow – looks what’s coming your way!

August 3, 2011
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Wow – looks what’s coming your way!

August is always such an exciting time in our industry. It’s when the big reveal on new product occurs. Right now, I’m in warm and muggy Nashville at Brother Back to Business and pretty much in awe of the new toys you are getting to enjoy. If you’ve noticed the trend towards embroidery really...

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