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Today is World Mental Health Day: Using Embroidery to De-Stress

The World Health Organization recognizes World Mental Health Day on October 10th every year. Mental health problems exist in our lives, families, workplaces and communities, impacting everyone. World Mental Health Day gives us a chance to talk about mental health in general, how we need to look after it, and how important it is to […]

Betsy Ross: A Patriotic Icon for Modern Women

Betsy Ross became a patriotic icon in the late 19th century when stories surfaced that she had sewn the first “Stars and Stripes” United States Flag. She was a woman ahead of her time, working professionally in the upholstery business (during this time upholstery was a term used for all sewing needs: tents, banners, flags, […]

What makes the American Robin so special

The American Robin can be found all throughout the United States, as well as Canada and Northern Mexico. They are a migratory bird, but some populations of the American Robin have been found to stay around their breeding grounds year round; Canada typically sees American Robins during the summer months, while northern Mexico sees them […]