Sewing

A Match made in Heaven

At the start of 2017 I promised myself a lot of new things – especially in regard to products, materials and techniques.  Now I’m ready to introduce the first new product from 40 Stitches – a matchsack!  Why?  There are lots of reasons, but when my kids were packing for summer camp the instructions on …

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Reach Your Goals

The other day I was bowling with the kids.  I am not a good bowler, but occassionally it’s fun and we had guests so it was a good activity for everyone.  I kept concentrating on the pins at the end of the lane and throwing a gutter ball!  Then I noticed the arrows at the beginning …

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What? It’s February already?

I haven’t posted anything for a long time – but that doesn’t mean that I haven’t sewn anything for a long time.  In fact just the opposite is true!  I sewed a lot of presents for Christmas, embroidered several orders and am still working – at the store and at home.  That’s why I’m so …

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Krafttex – My First Project

While I was on vacation I did some creative things, even though I wasn’t sewing or working at the store.  Here and there I visited a quilt store or a craft store and I like to look around and see if there’s a bargain or maybe even a new product.  In Picking Daisies in San …

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New Year = New Project

On December 31st I was browsing through facebook when I came across a post that said I shouldn’t leave any sewing projects unfinished at the end of the year or they would stay unfinished!  I didn’t think much of it at the time, but later it came to me that this is really unfair and …

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Sewing Pillows 2

Want to sew your own pillow to keep or give as a gift? I’ll show you how! We’ll cut out a A4 rectangle, decorate the front, sew the front and back together and stuff the pillow. No previous sewing experience is necessary for this class. Appropriate for ages 10 and up. Cost: 15 Euros + …

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