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What is Cotton

Bridget McPhillips

What is Cotton

Cotton is a natural fiber with great qualities that is grown right here in the United States.  Take a closer look at the history of cotton, how it is grown, harvested and processed to make the products we purchase everyday.

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LOVE in your heart | Learn to use machine embroidery to make a pocket pillow with this tutorial and free design.

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LOVE in your heart | Learn to use machine embroidery to make a pocket pillow with this tutorial and free design.

A free embroidery design and a tutorial to make a cute pocket pillow on the blog this week.

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How to Make Footed Glass Coasters

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How to Make Footed Glass Coasters

Are you looking for a fun and easy project that will result in a super useful household item for your home or a great gift for a friend?  Sound too good to be true? It is not, follow along with this weeks blog post to learn to make your new favorite project!

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What is Polyester?

Bridget McPhillips

What is Polyester?

I sew.  I want to know about the materials I use in my products, but what about you?

What is Polyester?  Look at the tags of your clothes and other textile home products, it is used in a significant amount of the ready made textile products available to us from the traditional shopping outlets.  But what it polyester? How is it made?  Find out more on the blog.

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Why I Choose Natural Fibers.

Bridget McPhillips

Why I Choose Natural Fibers.

I began researching fibers because of my son's sensitive skin.  Natural fibers include linen, cotton, wool and silk.  It is true that the natural fibers can require more time and effort to care for properly, but with the natural fibers what you see is what you get.  There are no surprise hidden ingredients.

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