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It’s almost moving day

Sewing 4 fun, Inc. is closing the studio located at 1004 S. McLean Blvd. Elgin IL, and moving into a shared space located at 11 E. Main Street in St. Charles IL. Our new location will not be a storefront, or a private building like it is today in our Elgin location. Instead we have…

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Sewing Quilting Cosplay and Textile Kick off party!

Join us for our sewing, quilting, cosplay and textiles kick off party! Chris Dahl of Sewing 4 Fun Inc. recently moved her business from Elgin to St. Charles IL, inside of Fox.Build in hopes of growing her customer base and reaching a new demographic. Fox.Build who calls themselves a makerspace, hackerspace and coworking space, but…

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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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