April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Spring glorious Spring! How I love this season. The flowers are starting to bloom and the trees are budding out although we are having our typical rainy Spring here in Oregon. But you will see in the May/June issue that we have flowers on our brains. The front cover is […]

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February Newsletter

February Newsletter

One of the best things about working on a magazine is that the product is constantly evolving and improving. I look back at the issues I have worked on for the past twelve years and am proud of how each issue builds on the one before. Authors change, staff has […]

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December Newsletter

December Newsletter

The holidays can affect people in different ways. For those who are alone it can be a sad time. For those with family and friends in their lives it can be a magical time. This will be my first Christmas without my Dad. He was my second biggest supporter behind […]

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October Newsletter

October Newsletter

It is officially Fall here in Oregon because it has started raining! Oregonians breathe a big sigh of relief when the dry season is over with because we know we made it through another fire season. For me it means I get more time to stitch. Everyone knows it rains […]

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August Newsletter

August Newsletter

I always feel such happiness and relief when I push the send button and the magazine files whirl through cyber space and land on my printer’s desktop. I take a deep breath and congratulate myself on making my print deadline. At the end of the day Jay and I have […]

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June Newsletter

June Newsletter

I have been calling the July/August issue “the miracle issue” because it practically took a miracle to get it done and to the printer. We had some staffing changes right after the May/June issue mailed which added a little more work to our days, but we are handling it. I […]

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April Newsletter

April Newsletter

The May/June issue has been sent to the printer and should be dropped in the mail on April 30th. The cover piece is a canvas by the talented Brenda Stofft with a stitch guide from Karen Chrissinger and What’s the Point? Karen effectively used a modest number of stitches and […]

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Grocery Stores & Airstreams

Grocery Stores & Airstreams

Do you find yourself asking friends and family, “What’s New?” I’m dying for someone to have something new to report. When I get asked what’s new with me, all I can say is usually “Nothing” but as of today I can say, “I got the March/April issue to the printer […]

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Date Changes for 2021 Tours

Date Changes for 2021 Tours

Since Covid-19 has decided to stick around a little longer, we have had to postpone our April 2021 Tour of Two Cities and Off the Beaten Path until October 2021. In the United States, they are predicting that everyone should have been vaccinated by June or July. The vaccines are […]

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February Raffle Drawing for Magazine Subscribers

February Raffle Drawing for Magazine Subscribers

For our December drawing, subscriber Karen Auer of Washington, won a wonderful Laying Tool with beaded leash and a Needle Minder from Merry L. Congratulations, Karen! Enter the February drawing for a chance to win one of three Needle Minders from Merry L, which we reviewed in our “What’s New” […]

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