August 30, 2018

This has been an incredible journey, one I never even saw coming.  Back in July, I was contacted through the shop by a lovely quilter that said she was bringing Elizabeth Gard of Just Wanna Quilt, and also a Copyright Law Attorney, for a visit to the shop.  She wanted...

August 28, 2018

I'll be honest with you.  I've been kicking around ideas for this blog for a long time.  It's kind of a hidden corner of my world since it's just sort of here.  And this website in general... I wear so many hats it's nice to have one place to say to people, "here's the...

April 26, 2018

Hi, Everyone!  Welcome to my blog, the thin little thing that it is.  It is still in it's humble beginnings, having to start over after a bot attack on my lost blog.  

Anyway, I am SO excited and SO honored to be a part of the #springcleanyourstudioblog...

March 12, 2018

I hate that I have been so far removed from this blog, and the Pinstripes to Prison Stripes page, too. But my business is growing at lightening speed, and revenue has to keep coming in. So I eat, sleep, and breathe sewing machines and fabric right now.

However, I had an...

October 26, 2017

There’s nothing like the feeling of a “score” when we find the perfect vintage or antique machine.  There it is, sitting all alone on the shelf in a thrift store or corner of a garage sale.  We snatch it up and rush to throw cash at whomever will take it and let us lea...

October 26, 2017

Nothing crushes the soul more than sitting down to some much-needed sewing time like thread nesting and breaking. Let us help you before you take your machine in for service.

October 16, 2017

Yes, these are laser cut, pre-fused applique pieces made into horror flick quilted movie posters using Moda Grunge & Kona.

The last few weeks have been non-stop mayhem.  We just finished up our fall Corn Maze Shop Hop, and I've had an exciting string of guild lectures o...

September 16, 2017

Last Tuesday, I had a rare opportunity that was both a relief and a fear-inducing event.  In the aftermath, of course, I am so grateful to have experienced the vulnerability and fragility of the situation.

A few months ago, my friend Sue, whom is also the programs chair...

Yesterday, I was working on a machine when there was a lull in the day, and I was on the phone with Paul.  He was driving somewhere, and we had drifted off in conversation to a place of future plans, making a better life for ourselves (we have a great life, but we're t...

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Andi Barney

Atlanta, GA, USA


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