NEW THIS WEEK - June 28th, 2006:
Coast to Coast
Vacation travels may take us to and by many historic spots
throughout the countryside. But few locales possess the mystique of lighthouse
scenes and the storied quality of covered country bridges.
Along coastlines and Great Lakes waterways, lighthouses stand --
past, present, and future -- in their steadfast mission to protect and guide.
This week's designs feature lighthouse beacons from Maine and
Massachusetts to Florida, and from Michigan west to Oregon, California, and
The wonderful thing about covered bridges is they don't exist on the
concrete spans of super highways. You get to roam on country byways and feel
the energy of a small town that is seeking to preserve its history. Three
covered bridge designs this week will inspire that kind of summer wandering.
And, for those quick-to-sew projects that you will want to fit in
before your travels, try some of the nautical designs in applique or the
three-color "Simple Treasures." Anchors away with a ship's wheel,
boats, lighthouses, lively dolphins, lobsters and crabs, starfish, and more.
Garden Caddy project that would make even Miss Mary-Mary less contrary.
With a soft spot for the knees, it makes planting a breeze.
here for project instructions.
Wishing you safe harbors, fascinating trips, and happy sewing. And, enjoy the
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