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Wednesday
Aug272014

Tickle Me Pink

The history behind the color pink is as comforting as it is inspiring. Pink represents compassion, femininity and love. Pink is the combination of red and white; therefore the color embraces the passion of red and the purity of white. The feminine, calming color inspires comforting feelings and gentleness.

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Wednesday
Aug202014

Burlap 

As you may already know, Burlap is a material that is made out of the fibers of the jute plant or vegetable fibers. Hessian cloth or Burlap, was first exported from India in the early 19th century. Some artists tend to avoid working with Burlap fabric because it can be a difficult fabric to work with or they simply avoid it because the fabric doesn’t look as pretty as other types of fabric.  But you should know that the coarse fabric is actually a very popular material that is currently being used for many of today’s trendiest designs.

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Wednesday
Aug132014

Fun T-Shirt Ideas 

Do you have an old T-shirt that you stopped wearing because it’s too big? Or maybe you have a few shirts that are simply plain and boring? You might want to grab those shirts from the deep, dark corners of your closet for your next project. Think about the many ways you can use your sewing skills to transform them into a fun, fit top!

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Wednesday
Aug062014

Fruity Accessories

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy fresh fruits, perhaps at the beach, or maybe during a fun picnic with your family. We at Brewer know why fruits can be wonderful for sewing designs and accessories; fruits are colorful and bright, and they make any project look fun and not to mention, delicious! 

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Tuesday
Jul292014

A Summer Affair

By: Margaret Bronsweig

It was the hardest winter we’ve had in a long time here in Chicago, but the warm weather has finally hit and my mind is longing for the beach. Plans of cruising down to Hilton Head, South Carolina to be able to enjoy some long and lazy days at the beach are finally here. Just a 14 hour and 59 minute drive separates me and the ultimate goal of digging my toes into that warm sand.

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