Category Archives: Shop Talk

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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, I’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 you don’Click 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 since I&#Click 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 Pray (yesClick 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 – soClick 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 I haven&#Click 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 doing stayClick here to view the full post »

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Shop Update ~ Silk Pins, Ribbons & Stay Tape!

A few more acquisitions made it into the shop this week! First off, there’s a couple of new petersham ribbonClick here to view the full post »

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Shop Talk ~ Chalk Pens & Rulers, Oh My!

Hey friends, its been awhile since I’ve done a proper shop update here and there are just a few new things I&#Click here to view the full post »

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Colette Patterns Spring/Summer Lineup!

Colette Patterns Spring/Summer patterns are now available – I die! Sarai asked me to give a mention when theClick here to view the full post »

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the Belts

Aren’t they fun? So, I decided this month that I was going to tackle making each and every belt and buckle kitClick here to view the full post »