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Carol Pedersen’s Here Tonight!

I can’t wait for tonight to get here!  Carol Pedersen is in town to give us some great advice from her new Hardanger Tips, Tricks, and Fix-Its Book, #0637.  She has put together a valuable resource for stitchers including how to get your project organized and how to improve the speed and elegance of your […]

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To Find: The Perfect Stitching Chair

I recently became a homeowner, and have since begun to discover the many joys (sarcastic and actual) of owning my own house. Cutting the lawn, battling weeds in the driveway, creaky floorboards, retrofit installations, closet engineering, picture hanging… the list goes on! One actual joy is that I now have an extra room for use […]

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Wilton’s Buttercream Icing

Wilton’s Buttercream Icing (stiffer consistency for piping) 1 cup solid white vegetable shortening 1 teaspoon Wilton Flavor (Vanilla, Almond or Butter) 2 tablespoons milk or water 1 pound pure cane confectioners’ sugar (approximately 4 cups) 1 tablespoon Wilton Meringue Powder A pinch of salt (optional) Cream shortening, flavoring, and water. Add dry ingredients and mix […]