Great seeing everyone at the Original Sewing and Quilt Expo in Indianapolis Marriott Center East.

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Watch this video to see how important it is to have an optional Horizontal Thread Holder to make sure your Serger stitching is even and no damage is caused to the proper alignment of   the Serger Loopers and needles.Serger Sewing a helpful tool from kathyruddy.com

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Travel Schedule Fall 2013

August 6, 2013

Kathy is on the road again and offering to measure you at her booth  and send you a knit top and or slacks pattern with perfect fit! click here to go to schedule  for the Fall of 2013 August 23-25, 2013 Education of The Textile Arts-NY Hilton Hotel 1170 Spring Street Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2114 August […]

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Daughter, Angie, Granddaughter, Makayla & I peel potatoes for christmas dinner for my big family 35 plus

January 12, 2013

This year , I was the hostess on Christmas eve for my husbands family and Christmas day for my family. I made 8 recipes of Kathy buns so everyone could take some home. A tradition since 1967. Here is the history and recipe for this very popular family food item. Click here  

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How to fix the Crotch in your Yoga Pants That your Dog Ate!

January 10, 2013

Brody did it Again! Ate the crotch in my expensive Yoga pants! Learn to fix with common household items! Click Here

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OSQE CLass – Sew to Look Slim: Knits, Slinky and Stretch Wovens

September 22, 2012

Sign up to take this class with Kathy at the Original Sewing and Quilt Exp in Chantilly, VA on Thursday 10/4/2012 9:00 AM-10:00 AM The hardest part of sewing clothing is getting the fit just right. A garment made from a pattern fitted just for you can make you appear 10 to 20 pounds slimmer, […]

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Tips from Kathy

March 12, 2012
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Save your Too-tight favorite pair of Jeans or Slacks

January 20, 2012

It’s easy and fast. A great way to still get into your favorite jeans after the holiday season. Elastic Waist Insert Kit comes with elastic insert instructions that beginners can follow and accomplish successfully. You get the look of tailored pants but the comfort of elastic-waist pants.  Step-by-step illustrated instructions show how to stitch into […]

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