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Sewing at Fox.Build

I recently joined forces with one of the coolest places in St. Charles. Something right up my alley! This place is like a “health club for creative people” I am so excited to be a part of this growing organization. The name of this awesome place is Fox.Build which is located at 11 E Main St, St.…

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We have a new look to our website

I really like the clean look of my new website now. It’s all thanks to GoDaddy and their awesome team of experts who put together this beautiful site for me. I am so grateful for their help. My hope is that you will also find it pleasing to look at and navigate your way to…

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The Next Textile Makerspace could be located in Elgin, IL

Maker spaces are popping up all over the country. I am attracted to this concept like a bee to a flower. There are so many things to explore in a makerspace that a creative person would never get bored. Not familiar with Makerspace? In simple terms, makerspaces are community centers with tools. Makerspaces combine  equipment, community,…

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Sewing 4 Fun at Riverfest 2016

Sewing 4 Fun will have a booth at the South Elgin Riverfest 2016. Date for the Craft & Small Business Expo is  August 13 & 14 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. If you plan on going to this event please be sure to stop by and say hello especially if you are already a…

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Spring fashion trends

Here is a peak into the fashion trends for 2016 One of the hot trends for Spring 2016 seems to be ruffles. I am very happy about this trend since we now have a special ruffler foot to use in class which makes ruffles in have the time it would take to do them manually.…

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Growing Pains in Business

If you are a business owner, you know that nothing you do today is the same as it was when you started.  Businesses change and need to meet the demands of their customers who too are always changing. Growing pains in business as they are often referred to is not physically painful although the long hours…

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Automating the booking process

I am so excited to announce that in just a few weeks, I will be automating the sewing class booking process with as program called Bookeo. Through this system you (the customer) will have total control over the classes you register your children into, and have the capability to make payments for as many classes as you like whenever you like. You…

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It's time for the Just Play Event

It’s that time of year again. Time for you to bring your kids out for some 2 days of FREE FUN at the Carol Stream Park District’s Just play event. What is Just Play you ask? Just Play is an annual event put on by the Carol Stream Park District which offers your children the opportunity to…

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Kids Can Sew Lessons in South Elgin

Kids Can Sew is coming to your neighborhood As you  know, I am a licensed instructor for the Kids Can Sew & Fashion Design company and have been working very hard to get my new sewing school off the ground. Getting this going from my home studio hasn’t been easy, but I’m not giving up…

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New Projects in the works

I am working on several new projects which have taken me away from the blog for a few weeks. With the weather getting warmer outside, I have my many gardens to tend to, along with my sewing projects and yes classes oh so many classes to teach and create! And of course I am still…

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