Holidays · Safety Pin · Sewing

International Safety Pin Day

International Safety Pin Day is observed on April 10 of every year. It is an unofficial observance dedicated to the simple yet clever invention: safety pins. These unassuming little pins have a fascinating history and countless practical uses. Let’s delve into the story behind International Safety Pin Day and celebrate this ingenious creation.

Sewing · Star Wars

May the ¼” Be With You

May the ¼” Be With You: Celebrating Seam Allowances and Star Wars Day — As sewists, we know the power of a perfect seam allowance. It’s the force behind every crisp edge, every smooth curve, and every sturdy stitch. And what better time to celebrate this unsung hero of the sewing world than on May 4th, a day when fans across the galaxy proclaim, “May the Force be with you”? In the spirit of Star Wars Day, let’s explore the significance of the quarter-inch seam allowance and how it aligns with the precision and dedication of the Jedi.

Autism · Sewing

Autism Awareness to Autism Acceptance

Autism Awareness to Autism Acceptance – April is Autism Awareness Month, Autism Awareness Day is April 2 each year, a time for raising awareness about autism and the challenges that individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face. However, in recent years, there has been a shift towards promoting autism acceptance rather than just awareness. #AutismAwareness #AutismAcceptance

Sewing · Thread

International Tatting Day

International Tatting Day is an annual celebration that takes place on April 1st of each year. This day is dedicated to the art of tatting, a delicate form of lace-making that has been practiced for centuries. The day is an opportunity for tatting enthusiasts all over the world to come together and celebrate their craft, as well as to introduce others to the beauty of tatting. #Tatting #TattingDay

April Fools · Quilting · Sewing

The April Fool Jester and the World’s Largest Quilt

The April Fool Jester and the World’s Largest Quilt — In the whimsical realm of April Fool’s Day, where pranks reign supreme and laughter fills the air, there exists a tale of creativity, community, and a touch of madness. This is the story of the April Fool Jester and his audacious endeavor to sew the biggest quilt the world has ever seen.

cats · Quilting · Sewing

A Feline Tale of Quilting Mastery

A Feline Tale of Quilting Mastery — In the quaint town of Purrington, nestled amidst rolling hills and meandering streams, lived a remarkable feline named Whiskers. Whiskers wasn’t your ordinary cat; he possessed a unique talent that set him apart from his furry companions—he was a master quilter.

Sewing

Sewing in Case Binding in the Printing Industry

Sewing in Case Binding in the Printing Industry — In bookmaking, the term “case binding” often conjures images of stately hardcover books, their spines lined up on library shelves, exuding a sense of permanence and tradition. But what many may not realize is the intricate process of sewing that lies at the heart of this bookbinding method—a process that not only holds the pages together but also connects us to a centuries-old craft.