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December 12, 2017
12 Days of Presents – Day 07 and 08 Now Released… from Seams To Be Sew

I thank you all for your patience yesterday and this morning, we didn’t arrive home until late in the afternoon and I needed a bit of a nap once we arrived.. We picked up the dog, and then I got … Continue reading

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December 8, 2017
12 Days of Presents – Day 6 from Seams To Be Sew

I don’t do many snowmen patterns and I’m not sure why not, I love the shapes, they are fun to do and part of the winter scenes that I dearly love. This fun pattern is available in 3 sizes, 9×9, … Continue reading

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December 7, 2017
12 Days of Presents – Day 05 from Seams To Be Sew

I am headed for a wedding today, so another brief post… This cute pattern is of a tree, that’s right, a simple tree, but fun, in a great way, depending on the fabrics you choose, you can make this an … Continue reading

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December 6, 2017
12 Days of Presents – Day 04 from Seams To Be Sew

Today I am going to be brief, I have a very busy day ahead of me. This cute pattern is of Santa’s legs and feet, appropriately named Whose Feet Is It? … This one is Santa’s. The free pattern includes … Continue reading

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Day 5 of our "12 Days of Christmas" Online Event! from Buttermilk Basin Design Studio

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Welcome to Day 5 of the "12 Days of Christmas" Online Event! I did get the goods up earlier today and had to swing home to decorate the tree with the fam!!! We enjoyed apps cooked by Hannah! Love having her a hop skip & jump away for evenings like tonight!


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There is a variety pack of new goods online! We have some darling Christmas ornaments, more fabric bundles, restocked some goods and of course, new kits were added!
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Today I'm introducing you to Kelly, one of my shop gals! She and I showed up wearing the ...

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December 5, 2017
An Anniversary, an Open House, and a Sashiko Subscription from The Ardent Thread

Wow. Ten years. When I started selling online in 2005 I had my own website and an eBay store. Both are gone now, I closed them after starting my Etsy shop. There have been a lot of changes to Etsy–they went corporate awhile back–but some changes have been helpful and we’ve seen my tiny business grow to something exciting and much bigger.

Our Open House will be on Saturday, December 9 in Alameda, CA. Details are on our Facebook Events page and Eventbrite. No need to print a ticket, just show up. All the inventory we can ...

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12 Days of Presents – Day 03 from Seams To Be Sew

Good Morning Everyone. Thank you for taking the time to visit this post to download your free pattern. I’m having an odd problem, it seems that there were 284 downloads of the free pattern yesterday, but only 227 page visits. … Continue reading

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Day 3 & 4 on our "12 Days of Christmas" and.. Henry Glass Fabrics Blog Hop from Buttermilk Basin Design Studio

 
 Welcome to Day's 3 & 4 on our "12 Days of Christmas" Online Event!  Did you have a chance to stop over on the website and see all the new goods?  We sold out of a few of our items and were able to quickly restock them today!!!  Also, if you stopped by, you might have seen the most adorable picture of my shop manager, Jodi! Here it is,along with her recipe, too!  It is fantastic!  It is the perfect appetizer for the upcoming Holiday parties!

 Jodi has been with me the longest... She lives 1/2 hour up ...

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December 4, 2017
12 Days of Presents – Day 02 from Seams To Be Sew

Here we are on day 02 of 12 Days of Presents. I loved hearing your comments about day 01’s angel. I am so happy you liked her. I can’t wait to see your creations and I hope you’ll send me … Continue reading

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December 3, 2017
12 Days of Christmas Days 1 & 2 ON NOW on our website! from Buttermilk Basin Design Studio


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Welcome to our first days of our "12 Days of Christmas" Online Event!  Over the next 10 days, you will be able to enjoy new goods, holiday recipes, a FREE puzzle piece to collect and make into a complimentary pattern from us to you and enjoy decorating ideas and more on our website under the "12 Days of Christmas" category!  You won't want to miss out this festive event!  Let the merry making begin!

First, I am going to introduce you to one of my shop gals!  I will be sharing a bit about them and share one of ...

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December 2, 2017
12 Days, Very Late In The Day, But Online… from Seams To Be Sew

12 Days of Presents is finally here and today was just not going to work out as a good day to start this with. Last night my internet went out just as I was writing the post, it was half … Continue reading

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November 28, 2017
WooHoo It’s A Happy Happy Day and Designs 07-09 Released… from Seams To Be Sew

So today, it’s been a busy day for moi…. How about you? I am busily finishing up the patterns for 12 Days this week and sewing in the evening to finish the wedding gift for my niece, but I am … Continue reading

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November 20, 2017
Reminder…Our special event with the V&A is this Saturday! from The Village Haberdashery

This Saturday (25 November) we’ll be hosting a special event to celebrate two beautiful new books from the V&A! At 2pm, we’ll be toasting the first two volumes in the V&A Maker’s Guide series, Patchwork and Quilting and Embroidery, with an afternoon of show and tell by some of our favourite contributors to the series.

V&A Maker's Guides

Many of the projects from the books will be on display and you’ll be able to see them up close, hear from the designers and get your book signed. It’s going to be so much fun! This quilt ...

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November 17, 2017
Blog Giveaway, NEW Hexi Patterns & Kits and more! from Buttermilk Basin Design Studio

Hey!!! Happy "LUCKY" Friday! Can't believe it is Friday again! WHOOP WHOOP! Today I have some AWESOME goods to share with you! First off, we have our weekly giveaway design/kits for our "Chalk It Up" Series, November!  I am going to try to do a giveaway here too!  I wanted to make sure we released this before Thanksgiving! It reminds us to gather together and give thanks, which I know many of you will be doing next week! The wool & fabrics are gorgeous, as always! So be sure to leave a comment below for a chance to win ...

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November 6, 2017
Coming Soon… 12 Days of … and Newest Releases… from Seams To Be Sew

I have so much to say today, I’m not sure where to start… it was a busy weekend… Frank was finally home long enough that we managed to get all the rest of the giveaways from the Row Along and … Continue reading

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Santa is coming to The Village Haberdashery on 15 December! from The Village Haberdashery

We are thrilled that Santa is coming to The Village Haberdashery on Friday, 15 December. This is a fun event for kids of all ages and their parents at our shop in West Hampstead Square. Bookings are essential!

Each child will have time to chat with Santa and tell him their Christmas wishes. You are welcome to take your own pictures and children will receive a small gift from Santa. This is the last day of school for many kids in the area so we want to make it a special day and an annual tradition! This is a picture ...

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November 3, 2017
Reminder: Saturday is our Christmas Crafts Party Day! from The Village Haberdashery

Don’t forget to join us in our West Hampstead shop this Saturday 4th November as we kick off our Christmas season with our Christmas Crafts Party!

We’ll have a craft table full of mini make and takes including gift tags, felt ornaments, Christmas cards and more. We’ll also be serving up mulled wine, mince pies and chocolates to really get you in the festive spirit!

Plus shop our fun selection of Christmas craft supplies and kits, cards and gift wrap. We can’t wait to inspire your Christmas crafting this year!

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November 2, 2017
Row By Row Free Patterns and More News… from Seams To Be Sew

Yesterday was the day that shops could finally put their patterns and kits up for sale again, or online for sale or download. I’ve taken a bit of time this morning to update my page for the row by row … Continue reading

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October 27, 2017
Enter If U Dare Winners Announced… from Seams To Be Sew

My apologies for getting this out late… My desktop’s power pack went bad this past Wednesday and I can’t replace it until next week, so I’m currently sitting here using my laptop. Fortunately for me, I back up my files … Continue reading

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October 26, 2017
Saturday 4th November is Christmas Crafts Party Day in our West Hampstead shop! from The Village Haberdashery

Yes folks, it is nearly that time of year again! Time to drink mulled wine…to listen to Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas on repeat…time to update your Christmas card list…and time to party!

Christmas Crafts Party

Christmas at The Village Haberdashery officially starts on Saturday 4th November and we are kicking things off with a Christmas Crafts day! We’ll have a craft table full of mini make and takes including gift tags, felt ornaments, Christmas cards and more.

Stamped gift tags

Plus we’ll be serving up mulled wine, mince pies and chocolates to get you in the festive ...

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