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A Couple Recipes with Stories!

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A Couple Recipes with Stories!

Now a bit of a diversion. I have two recipes with stories to share with you. The first is a chocolate treat. We celebrated our anniversary this month and I was so taken by the yummy dessert they brought us that I had to reverse engineer it. Well, actually, I searched pinterest until I found what I wanted. It was the richest, creamiest chocolate and pumpkin flavor in a tiny square of yumminess. The closest I could find was this recipe for a Flourless Pumpkin Brownie. I am in love with these! And now I have a recipe!   The...

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October is in the Bag!!

October is in the Bag!!

We have a winner!! Our October GiveAway random winner is Sandra Hines! Watch your email Sandra because we want to send your prize via USPS. Everyone can enter - and earn extra chances too. Every month we slip a nice extra surprise in one of our boxes and off it goes to a random winner. Then we select a winner from all the entries. Announcements are at the end of the month...You can enter each month on the website. Check it out! This month we featured a book we love that integrates sewing + quilting in a number of fun...

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Sneak Peek into September Boxes

Sneak Peek into September Boxes

I don't know how this happens but I think every month's projects are my favorites - each month! This month our Bags Totes Organizers box featured a design by Carolyn Bassingwaithe, who I first met in American Sewing Guild. I learned she designed patterns and this month we have one of hers - the Art Deco Purse. We elected to do this purse in a popular cotton plaid flannel by Robert Kaufman to welcome fall. We selected classic brown and trendy grey color schemes and complemented them with a good sized curved button in a fun color for the front....

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Celebrating 2020 Annual Conference GiveAways!

We hope had a great time with our virtual 2020 ASG Conference.I hope you enjoyed our daily drawing for Cool Stitches goodies! We gave away something fun each day for six days and all you had to do was sign up each day. Thank you to everyone who played along. CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR DAILY WINNERS!! Day 6 Winner: Sue Ward!! Day 5 Winner: Joanne Jensen!! Day 4 Winner: Susan Turkel!! Day 3 Winner: Margaret Newlin!! Day 2 Winner: Linda Moores!! Day 1 Winner: Carol Coleman!! We have emailed each winner for a mailing address. If you missed the email, please...

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EverSewn Sewing Machines and Products - Love at First Stitch

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EverSewn Sewing Machines and Products - Love at First Stitch

We are so pleased to let you know we are now offering EverSewn Sewing Machines - the Sparrow line! If you haven't heard of them, EverSewn is a new sewing machine and notions brand in the US. They recently shared with me that their goal is to offer quality sewing machines and accessories at an entry level price. What differentiates them from other brands is their modern and fresh take on design and great quality at an affordable price.   We are offering their standard sewing machines that range from a straight forward mechanical model, through several computerized versions with...

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