Etsy MiniClick below to see some of the handmade gifts we have for sale at our ChatterboxBeach shop on Etsy. We like to create useful gifts with colorful yarn, beads and fabric.
Monthly Archives: June 2013
WALK AWAY FROM THE SEWING MACHINE It was one of those mornings. I spent way too much time searching for fusible interfacing in my closet. The right color thread wasn’t right at all. The ends of my fabric … Continue reading
SWEEPING AWAY THE SEWING DUST BUNNIES My children are entertaining themselves this week, so I’m having my own stitching retreat at home. The first day, I finished putting the binding on a table runner that I began about three Halloweens … Continue reading
BROKEN MACHINE My sewing machine broke. I was thinking about the problem as I rinsed a stack of dirty dishes at the kitchen sink after supper. “That’s worse than being without a dishwasher,” I told my 11-year-old son. He just … Continue reading
HOMEMADE CLOTHES REVIVAL Unless I plan to sew with 100 percent cotton fabric, the nearest cloth store is at least a 30-minute drive from my home, and the material selection is puny. I’m surprised the business can call itself a … Continue reading