Monkeyin' Around

Heeeeeeeeeeer's Carrie!

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Heeeeeeeeeeer's Carrie!
Hi everyone!  Carrie Licatovich here - Angie asked me to write a blog post introducing myself and talking about the classes I have at 5 Little Monkeys Quilt & Sew.  Gosh, where to start...

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Martelli: It's All About the Tools

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Martelli: It's All About the Tools
This past Saturday we had the pleasure of hosting the folks from Martelli, the makers of innovative and ergonomic sewing and quilting tools.

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Scissor Sharpening

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Scissor Sharpening
We have questions almost everyday about getting sewing scissors sharpened.  We have good news!! Terry from iSharpen it will be visiting our store periodically.

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Tie One on Day

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Tie One on Day

“Women clad in aprons have traditionally prepared the Thanksgiving meal, and

it is within our historical linkage to share our bounty.”     EllynAnne Geisel

 Nancy’s Tie One On Day Bread Recipe

Thanksgiving is a beautiful time of year...fall is in full swing, the air is getting crisp, families are making plans to spend time together.  It gives us a moment to pause and reflect of the things we are grateful for.

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Floriani-What's the Buzz?

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Floriani-What's the Buzz?

A few weeks ago about 50 sewists* descended upon 5 Little Monkeys for our first Floriani Event, and boy, did we have fun! Floriani is the name you think of when you want beautiful embroidery. Their threads are luscious, their stabilizers are varied and effective, and their software makes machine embroidery so easy. We were happy to provide the opportunity to learn about some great Floriani products in July for our 2 day event. Those who attended had this to say: Sorry you missed it? Well, lucky for you we have another Floriani event coming up in a few weeks. The...

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