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Nancy’s Garden

Last week I flew into Madison Wisconsin to film Sewing with Nancy segment on my new Vintage Notions book. During my visit Nancy Zieman hosted me at her beautiful home and I spent some time enjoying her garden…thought I would share some shots I took. I fell in love with Lucas while I was there, […]

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The Costume Society in Kansas City

Last week I was lucky to have a national sympoisium on fashion in KC for their yearly event. Needless to say, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to attend various workshops on the history of fashion and dress. I met amazing people some of whom I own their books, Candace Kling (The Artful Ribbon) […]

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Window Collecting

I traveled to St. Louis’ Central West End a couple weeks ago for the Mary Engelbreit Workshops. These are some of my favorite window photos. Shooting interesting windows is a favorite creative amusement of mine. The ME Workshop was wonderful, I am already looking forward to next year’s event.

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Why Thimblefuls?

Naming a product line, business, or blog can be a fun and challenging exercise. The process of brainstorming names for my Indygo Junction sewing patterns has gotten more challenging over the 20 years as we have already used some of our favorite names. But I am always up for the challenge and we try to […]

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My First Post!!

Welcome to amybarickman.com, I am thrilled share more of my creative world with you! I enjoyed a wonderful Mother’s Day with my family and am now burning the midnight oil. Our crates for Quilt Market ship tomorrow, so I am busy packing and realizing how much more I have today before show time!! Yikes!!! I […]

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