holiday snack & sew

 

Tonight from 6:00 – 8:00 is nido’s monthly snack & sew. For all of you out there who are under the gun with holiday craftiness now is the time to hunker down and finish up! Bring your projects to nido and enjoy the space and company of like minded people in our community.

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Cutting tables, mats, rotary blades and other tools and notions provided. We encourage people to bring in their own sewing machines. Call ahead and we will make sure there is a place for you to plug in. nido sewing machines are also available to rent for $14 for the evening. See you tonight!

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made by hand

Lena Corwin has just released her latest book, Made by Hand: A Collection of Projects to Print, Sew, Weave, Dye, Knit or Otherwise Create, and let me be the first to tell you that it NEEDS to be on your holiday wish list! With projects that include tie-dyed pillow cases, marbled scarves, stuffed toys and sewn children’s tops and bottoms, this book has something to inspire everyone.

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zoe ink studio sale

2013 SALE mailchimp

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rhinos!

Holiday crafting is in full swing and that means we are busy, busy bees here at the shop, however, I do think a quick post about the Echino Rhino fabric is in order!

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small business saturday 2013

Stop by nido for Small Business Saturday and receive 10% off your entire purchase!

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There is a ton of new fabric to check out including Anna Maria Horner’s latest mixers collection, True Colors, as well as Eloise Renouf’s organic cotton collection, Bark & Branch.

Knitting this season? nido now carries Swans Island yarn in their washable DK weight with some fabulous pattern support to go along with it.

Stop by, get inspired, and enjoy the sale

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time to break out the mittens

My good friend Cindy has quite the impressive mitten collection going on. With winter right around the corner, she sure is ready to fight those below zero temperatures that we tend to get in Vermont. Are you?

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Stop by the shop for inspiration, patterns and yarn!

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vernors legwarmers

Definitely a leg warmer kind of day.

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organic echo wash dk

Swans Island yarn came out with an organic ecowash dk weight  in rich colors such as cayenne, verdigris, cumin, aubergine and eucalyptus. This machine washable yarn is soft and squishy and is sure to become one of your favorite go to yarns, as it is quickly becoming one of ours!

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Be sure to stop by and see what Stephanie is working on for a shop  sample!

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snack & sew

nido’s monthly craft meet up is tomorrow night from 6:00 – 8:00. Bring a project to work on and a snack to share.

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See you at the shop!

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date night dress + simple slip

The Date Night Dress + Simple Slip from April Rhodes has made its way to the shop.

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If any of you have made the Staple Dress and are looking to expand your handmade wardrobe, this is definitely the way to go. The Date Night Dress is a simple garment with flutter sleeves and a shirttail hem, adding a bit more flair to a closet basic.

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The Simple Slip is a versitile piece that can be worn alone, under summer dresses, layered or even worn to bed! I am really looking forward to  making this dress!

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