Tag Archives: Hudson Valley

Needle Arts Guild @ Mission Main Street Grants


There could be a Needle Arts Guild of Historic Hudson Valley retail store in the near future. I am working very hard to establish a dedicated work space and retail home for N.A.G. here in Beacon. My on-line sales have … Continue reading

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Embroidery Conference/Workshop in the Hudson Valley


I am pleased to tell you that our friends from Inspirations Magazine and Country Bumpkin out of Australia will be back in Beacon for the 2nd Annual Embroidery Heaven Conference.  Friday Oct 19 – Sunday Oct 21 – at the Howland … Continue reading

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Civil War Re-enactment in the Hudson Valley – Quilts making a statement


The Needle Arts Guild has launched a new web site (http://www.historicproportions.weebly.com) to provide a source for Civil War and Revolutionary War Apparel.  I make and sell carefully studied and selected patterns of the period to provide authentic reproductions – custom made to … Continue reading

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Historical Apparel Circa 1840s – for T.V. pilot


I am so thrilled to be posting that I have been contacted by an author/production company looking for re-enactors to be in their short production based on historical homes and mansions.  The pilot for a hopeful T.V. show will be … Continue reading

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Mother/Daughter Dresses for Spring – Sewing Classes in Beacon 845 549-3323


An update on a classic – mother/daughter dresses for today! Remember the classic matching Mother/Daughter dresses from the 50s and 60s?  I remember the matching pink pleated dresses my mother and I wore – it made me feel very grown … Continue reading

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Baby Products: Crib Quilt for Baby – 845 549-3323


Setting up the baby nursery is one of the best parts of pregnancy.  Getting everything all set up and ready for you new arrival helps keep you busy and lets you poor all your love into “nesting” .  I make … Continue reading

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Make a Victorian Christmas Stocking 845 549-3323


For Locals:  I will be offering this new class in Vintage Christmas Stockings.  This class will begin and meet for three 2 hour sessions beginning Nov 21 to make these lovely Victorian Old World Style Christmas Stockings.   We will be … Continue reading

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Pottery Barn Lullaby Rocker Slip Cover – Available here 845 549-3323


I purchased this nice Lullaby Rocker from Pottery Barn about 9 years ago and the slip cover is shot from numerous washings and stain treatments….since Pottery Barn no longer sells the slip cover for this (or the Dream Rocker) – … Continue reading

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Homeschoolers in Dutchess County- Sewing Classes in Beacon – Call 845 549-3323


Home Schooling Children is becoming quite popular and I have had some inquiries about setting up sewing classes for them.  So, I will be taking registration for day classes to meet once a week from 10am to noon on Wednesdays … Continue reading

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