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If you are receiving the message "Your cart is empty" when trying to add to cart... (It wont let you add items to cart) This problem is not related to the website, it is an issue with the browsers. You have two choices: 1.  Send us an email with what you are trying to order. We will also need your name, address and phone number. We will create the order for you and send it to you to complete payment, as if you had been able to add the items yourself. 2.  Open a private browser session using your browser....

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SEE LINDA... LIVE IN ARIZONA!

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Saturday March 4th Linda will be doing a free 1hr seminar this coming Saturday at 1:30 called UNLEASHING YOUR CREATIVITY! It's at the Viewpoint RV and Golf Resort QUILT SHOW!Viewpoint address: 8700 E.University Dr. Mesa, Arizona.This well known national speaker will be showing many of her ideas from her TV show (12 seasons on PBS). Included will be lots of great ideas on Embellishing everything from quilts to garments to greeting cards. Her Recycling has taken on new meaning with aprons from shirts, jackets from jeans and even jewelry from zippers and ties. Lots of her patterns and kits for...

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Wool APPLIQUE...... it's the BEST!

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I love to applique.....and have done much of it over the years.  Two things that I think are so important.....use something that doesn't fray so you don't have to worry about  turning under the edges.  The other thing is ...you don't want to it to look worn after a few years.  WOOL MELTON IS THE ANSWER.  Felt has often been used but felt is not a woven fabric, it is pressed fibres so it will not hold up like the woven melton fabric.  Remember the appliques on older parkas?? The felt had worn and the applique was raggy looking. We've...

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Making Mukluks in Mesa and More!

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I also just received an email from a happy customer who has just completed her first pair of mukluks.  Here is a picture she sent.... GREAT JOB Carole (from Salem, Oregon)! ​Yes....You can do it too!! Carole got the book and watched the DVD and look what she achieved....first try! She is of course already talking about what her next pair will be!!​   If you haven't had mukluks ever....they are the best! We recommend building them around a pair of wool felt boots so they are light, very warm and easy to put on.   Here's a list of what...

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DO YOU WANT A NEW AND EXCITING ADDITION TO YOUR NEXT MEETING/SPECIAL EVENT?

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. . .TRY LINDA MACPHEE GO CRAZY WITH CREATIVITY is her signature topic. Every year this changes as her mind creates more garments/accessories. This topic includes bits from all of her seminar topics so includes : Lots of embellishment ideas..free motion embroidered jackets,chenille, bias strips, yarn/ribbon, adding pizazz with bleach, metals, foils and crystals....on everything from shoes-cushions-jackets-greeting cards-jeans-quilts- and more...... Lots of green sewing including recycling used garments into new masterpieces (e.g.men's shirt into funky apron), plastic bags into garments and purses,  jeans into new exciting jackets,sweaters into toques,  mitts and more! Sewing with her favorite  knit fabrics e.g. slinky which...

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