Down Time

What does a designer do in the long stretches of time between trade shows? Do we take that time off? I wish! Sometimes, the “down time” between trade shows is our busiest time, because that’s when we work on new designs, focus on things that we can’t when we’re pushed for trade show new releases …

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Only 106 Days to Christmas!

But who’s counting? Probably even more pressing for stitchers – finishing deadlines are looming large on the calendar! Perhaps some of you have favorite finishers and their holiday deadline has already passed! Oh no! Finishing, and easy finishing, is one of the reasons I developed the tray series that features seasonal and holiday colors. As …

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Color Inspiration

Last week I promised I’d start catching up, so I’m going to work a little backwards and start with the most recent first. We’ve just returned from a trade show, and trade shows always mean new designs. “Radiance” was our big release from the show, so I’ll start with that one. Next post I’ll fill …

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