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Squam Art Workshops, I’m Getting Ready!

Squam Art Workshops, I’m Getting Ready!

My Mom and I have been throwing around the idea of starting a yearly Mother-Daughter holiday for a while now. I had plans — oh did I have plans… Taking her through the Cotswolds in the UK or searching through shops in France for that perfect hand painted [Read More]

It’s a Wrap

It’s a Wrap

I love to wrap presents. I love to reuse and recycle things. In an effort to use up some of the multitude of catalogs that are sent to us here at The MacKay Way, I came up with these ReUsable Wrapping Packets! Here’s the How-To: I folded sheets from catalogs (3 to 4 [Read More]

Sack People

Sack People

My feller introduced my niece and nephew to a video game called Little Big Planet for the PS3 where you must use logic to advance levels. In it you are a knit character called a Sack Boy (or Sack Person.) When I say that they LOVE it, it’s an understatement. It was [Read More]

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Private Lessons

Private Lessons

Would you like some one-on-one time with Kimberli in NYC or NJ to improve your sewing? Do you have a list of questions [Read More]

Tuesday Tip: Machine Stitches

Tuesday Tip: Machine Stitches

Which Stitch? Have a new machine? Curious about all the new stitches it can make? Thread it with a dark color thread [Read More]

Learn to Embroider – May 19 – NYC

Learn to Embroider – May 19 – NYC

Do you walk through boutiques adoring the hand embroidered items but balking at the prices? Have you thought, “I [Read More]

Tuesday Tip: Tracing Wheel

Tuesday Tip: Tracing Wheel

How to hold your Tracing Wheel Manning that Tracing Wheel When using your tracing wheel, be sure that the crook in the [Read More]

Mystery Project The MacKay Way!

Mystery Project The MacKay Way!

Presenting her finished Needle Case! What are we Making? Mystery Sewing projects are fun, whether it’s with [Read More]

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