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All A Twitter!

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 Well, January is almost OVER!  Does anyone else notice the sunlight changing?  I think the hardest thing for me at the end of December, is when it is dark around 4:30.  I really enjoy those late summer evenings, when you don't have to worry about lights until so much later.
Border Guide Foot Having problems lining up or evenly spacing your border designs? Now the Border Guide Foot helps you to easily match up your border designs with the red lines of the foot. No need to mark every row beforehand! The secret to the border guide foot lies in the red guide marks. The two sets of vertical red lines are calibrated to allow perfect spacing of rows. The horizontal red line matches the needle drop so you can line up the start of each row. The small red mark denotes the center of the design for lining up with the marking for the first row.  Here is a link to Janome's site - so you can see if your machine is compatible. Border Guide Foot - Machin…

Combine Your Hoopsisters Patterns - Learning about Needle Sizes and Uses

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Hello Everyone!
Opening with talking about the weather is rather lame - but, WOW - we have been all over the place weather wise!  Never a boring moment this winter...  Everyone please be careful - I have seen more ice on sidewalks this year than I can remember...  I imagine it is just too hard to keep up with the ever changing temperatures!
As I write this blog - I find myself referring to myself - and I imagine you wonder WHO that is.... Well, My name is Maggie and I work for Lynda and Duane in the Woodstock store - and I said I would love to write a blog for the store, so - here I am -
Now - this does not mean I exclusively will be writing it - there is too much talent and education all around me - and I plan on tapping into that and sharing it will all of you. 
Well, lets all stay tucked up in our sewing rooms - and off the ice! You may recognize the colorful quilt for a couple of reasons.  #1 - It is hanging in the shop.  #2 - I have been using it as a background for the Sewing Concepts …