Monthly Archives: December 2011

Our New Year’s Gift: An Inspirational Photo Album for Quilters, Stitchers, and Crafters

Where in the world did 2011 go? If your experience has been anything like ours, the days, weeks, and months have simply flown by. To finish off the year, we present a group post, sharing some of our favorite inspirational … Continue reading

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To a Successful Year of Stitching: Our New Year’s Resolutions for 2012…and a New Year’s Giveaway

Saturday is New Year’s eve, time to make those annual resolutions aimed at making life happier, healthier, and–perhaps–more productive in the months ahead. For dedicated stitchers like the four of us at See How We Sew, this extends to our … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Stocking Stuffer: A FREE Super-Easy Downloadable Jewelry Pouch Project

Are you on the left- or right-side of holiday panic? I’m hovering somewhere in between with most of my shopping done, but meal planning is a bust, at least for now. I have faith everything will work out, although I … Continue reading

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Giving Back – One Woman’s Very Special Gift

Some time back, I received an email from my friend Caroline Archer, a fellow quilter and former work associate.  She said “how about meeting for lunch, I have something I’d like to show you.” When we got together, she brought out a … Continue reading

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FREE Pattern Download: Easy, Last-Minute Ornament/Gift-Card Holder

Despite what the calendar might be telling you, it’s not too late to add a handmade touch to your tree trimming or gift giving this holiday season. These easy-as-pie felt stockings measure approximately 4″ x 6″, and require little in the … Continue reading

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A Holiday Tradition: My Very Favorite Cinnamon Rolls

Do you have a favorite family recipe that you make every holiday, the one that everyone loves and looks forward to? As a baker, I love trying new recipes, but believe me, I wouldn’t dream of changing this one! My family … Continue reading

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The Pause That Refreshes: Going (and Sewing) Unplugged

At this busy time of year, it can seem harder than ever to find time for reflection, and the expectations imposed by today’s technology can make that quest for a bit of “quiet time” even more elusive. Each year, for the past few years, my husband … Continue reading

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A Quick & Easy Gift Idea – Pattern Included!

It’s December 6th, and we’re fully into the holiday countdown! Looking for a “quick and easy” gift idea? Today is your lucky day! Dig into your fabric stash, select three fabrics that look great together, and try this cute little … Continue reading

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A Recipe for a Holiday Party: Easy Enchilada Suiza Lasagna

Not a single stitch in today’s post—oh hey, were you expecting Darra’s post? She’s celebrating her wedding anniversary at a very romantic spot, so I’m filling in with something very “filling,” but deliciously so. Okay, yeah, no sewing here, just … Continue reading

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