Category Archives: Shop Talk

What? You have a shop? Why yes, yes I do.

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a Brand New Something for 2015

Ahh, it’s here. 2015. There always seems to be so much promise and wonder associated with a new year. I canClick here to view the full post »

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a Look Back on 2014

Before we start looking ahead to the new year – and I can’t even tell you how excited I am for 2015 and theClick here to view the full post »

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It’s time to Celebrate!

Approximately one year ago today (December 1 to be precise), I took ownership of a brick and mortar shop. Oh goodness,Click here to view the full post »

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Missing the online store? Now back open! (with some awesome new things!)

It’s been sometime since I renovated the online store and it was needing it. For the past several weeksClick here to view the full post »

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a Plug for Wool Crepe

Since I’m surrounded by fabric all the day long and since I truly do love fine textiles with a passion, I thoughtClick here to view the full post »

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Party Prep

This week has been a bit of a wash. Busy, you know. Tonight we’re have a party at my store. The September Soiree.Click here to view the full post »

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Shopkeeper’s Journal volume I

I don’t know that this will be like the behind the scenes of other people’s businesses, but for me,Click here to view the full post »

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Hear Me Talk About Stuff + Upcoming Shop Event

Several weeks ago, Corinne of The Sewing Affair ever so kindly invited me to be on her ongoing podcast. If youClick here to view the full post »

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Support the Little Guys

This post has been quite some time in coming. It’s something that I’ve been thinking about a lot andClick here to view the full post »

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Back to Business as Usual

Friends, thank you for your sweet sentiments in my last post. I needed a break. A good long break. It’s not beenClick here to view the full post »

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the Fashionable Stitch Classroom!

Oh my goodness – time flies! I can’t actually believe that January has come and gone. Wow! I have lots andClick here to view the full post »

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Behind the Scenes December Edition

I thought this might be fun to start and admittedly I love reading Tasia’s posts on her burgeoning business everyClick here to view the full post »

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Facts About Shop Stuff

Friends, thank you for your patience as I’ve been getting used to my new role as retail shop owner. I reallyClick here to view the full post »

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Owning a Brick & Mortar Shop is Hard Work!

I’d totally be lying if I didn’t tell you that I’m soooooooo tired right now. It’s been aClick here to view the full post »

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A Fashionable Stitch enters a new phase….

You guys, I’ve got some really really big news. My apologies for my absence here. I feel like I’ve beenClick here to view the full post »

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Shop Update!

Well, hello there! I’ve been MIA for a little bit now and believe me, I know that I owe y’all some posts onClick here to view the full post »

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Quick PSA

That’s Public Service Announcement, in case you didn’t know. I usually don’t know what those types ofClick here to view the full post »

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How to Trace Sewing Patterns

I distinctly recall my first purchase of a Burda World of Fashion magazine (which by the way, is now BurdaStyleClick here to view the full post »

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For the Love of Seam Binding

Rayon seam binding has been in the shop for a little while now (and I just updated some new colors too!) and sinceClick here to view the full post »

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Loot

I recall typing earlier this year that I would be attending the American Sewing Expo in Novi, Michigan. Janet PrayClick here to view the full post »

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Shop News!

Well, friends, its time to have a chat about the shop and where its headed. This is not a post about closing –Click here to view the full post »

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Giveaway Winner!

Hey Everyone! Just popping in with last week’s giveaway winner of the Colette Patterns $25 shop credit. KatieClick here to view the full post »

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Shop Sale!

It’s been like, FOREVER since I had a shop sale! You might even ask what I’ve been up to and why IClick here to view the full post »

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On the Merits of Stay Tape

You know, I never used to believe in stay tape. I thought it was a bunch of malarkey. I was really into only doingClick here to view the full post »