Wow! What an amazing, fun, educational and creative weekend we had at the shop! Lynn Swanson the incredible educator from Brother Canada showed us all the incredible things the Brother Dream Machine can do, on it’s own and with the scan n cut! Did you know you can scan, digitize and create a cut file… Continue reading Summer Embroidery Weekend
You may be asking where the heck have we been this summer? Well the answer is Row by Row. Everyone at the shop has been overwhelmed with the response to your row by row kit. June 21st Row by Row began and has been incredibly non stop since. I owe a HUGE thank you to… Continue reading Where were we? Row by Row!
What a busy month! Deb did an incredible job quilting the Black Tie Affair quilt and it is finally finished and on display along with more kits, precuts and patterns. This collection has been our most popular and doesn’t show any sign of slowing down (until we run out of fabric!) So grab your BTA… Continue reading Marvelous May!
Well thanks to Lenore for letting us know about the trailer full of donations going to Edmonton for the Fort Mac relief efforts. We were able to send 17 quilts! How awesome is that? We are still collecting until the end of May and currently have 8 more quilts and are hoping for more. Some… Continue reading Fort Mac Quilts Update
We are so amazed and appreciative of our customers supporting the Quilts for Fort Mac #YMM Quilt Drive! Look at this pile and it’s only been 1 week. We have 12 quilts and more are on their way!! We are still sending quilts to Erie Art Quilts in Calgary, however our incredible community of Campbell… Continue reading May and More!
#ymm We decided to collect quilts, pre-loved, homey, quilts for the residents of Fort MacMurry. Erie Quilt Art (http://www.eriequiltart.com/) in Calgary has spearheaded this movement and we at Island Sewing couldn’t think of a better way to help out. Rather than spending the money to make new quilts, we all have a few extras kicking… Continue reading Quilts for Fort Mac #ymm
Well I wasn’t quite good at takin photos today because I was so into this cute pattern we are developing and sewing in the front window with the heat of todays gorgeous sun shining in the shop. But I got ONE….thing is we can’t share the whole photo or it would reveal the pattern which… Continue reading Saturday Fun