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MEMORIES... WITH SHIRT APRONS...

Posted by Linda MacPhee on

I recently made shirt aprons for a friend who lost her father. It's such a great memory to create and wear some lovely aprons from his shirts. I just can't honestly think of anything better!

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SHOPPING BAGS TO HELP SAVE THE PLANET

Posted by Linda MacPhee on

I'm thinking a great idea for all of us who sew is to flood the world with reusable shopping bags and free the world from plastic bags! There are over 500 BILLION plastic bags used world wide each year!, they sit in landfills for a thousand years! 

This has been my obsession for many years now - in fact I first printed my "World's Easiest Shopping Bag" pattern in 1990! (28 years ago!!) ..............

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Christmas Gift Ideas

Posted by Linda MacPhee on

WOW....IT'S DECEMBER!!  My how time flies!!  Anyway it's all about Christmas... the decorations, the presents, the family and the food. Our family here at MacPhee WorkShop came up with our list of things every person who sews/crafts would love this year. Our GREAT SCISSORS! Yes our tried and true KAI 9" Dressmaker Shears and our 4" scissors. I use both of these every day that I sew and thank my lucky stars for them...They are the BEST! Get both pairs of our amazing scissors for just $114.98 this Christmas!  A HUGE saving of $32 (that's over 20%!) - CLICK TO ORDER...

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Mukluks Kit - Everything you need for making mukluks!

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This is an article for those of you considering making your first pair of mukluks or if you are a veteran and looking for supplies. Let me tell you that you have come to the right place.  We have everything you need starting with the pattern. Keep reading all the way to the bottom for a bonus! #901 MAKING MOCCASINS AND MUKLUKS BY LINDA MACPHEE MATERIALS REQUIRED 1. LEATHER Moosehide, cowhide, and deerhide can all be used successfully for moccasins or mukluks. The thickness of the hide generally varies with the age of the animal. The idea piece of leather should...

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FALL WEARHOUSE SALE!

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At the Edmonton sewing show we announced the date for our BIANNUAL WEARHOUSE SALE INCLUDING OUR ONE OF A KIND DESIGNER GARMENTS! We will once again have hundreds of "one-of-a-kind" jackets, blazers, knits, cover-ups etc, priced from as low as $10! You won't want to miss our fun fabrics (slinky, poly print, sheers, nylons), notions (hot fix metals, crystal zippers, scissors, seam rippers and more!). We will also have our DVD's, Wools, Furs, leather and of course our patterns! It's at our acreage warehouse: #7 54231 Range Road 250, Sturgeon county, (just north of Edmonton, AB). FRI + SAT, SEPT...

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