Keep Me In Stitches Blog

  • Keep Me In Stitches What's Under your Needle blog seriesWhat’s Under Your Needle? Part 6 – Quilting & Embroidery
    It’s been about two weeks since we began our stay-at-home adventure, and quilting and embroidery are popular activities. Some are quilting, some are doing embroidery, and some are doing both! Sarah’s Sewing […]
  • Keep Me In Stitches What's Under your Needle blog seriesWhat’s Under Your Needle? Part 5 – Makers Making Masks
    We are so fortunate to live in a community where we have local makers making masks! There are many Facebook groups across the country dedicated to masks, including some for the Tampa Bay area. There’s even a group […]
  • Keep Me In Stitches What's Under your Needle blog seriesWhat’s Under Your Needle? Part 4 – New Projects and More!
    It’s time for another edition of What’s Under Your Needle? Part 4. Everyone is keeping busy! Nearly everyone we talk to is helping to make masks for the healthcare workers, first responders, and others who […]
  • Keep Me In Stitches What's Under your Needle blog seriesWhat’s Under Your Needle? Part 3 – Notes From Our Sewing Community
    In our third edition of What’s Under Your Needle, we have all kinds of notes from our sewing community to share what they are working on. It’s wonderful to see everyone keeping busy and doing what they love. […]
  • Kona Cotton CantelopeWhat’s Under Your Needle? Part 2 – Notes From Our Sewing Community
    In part two of our series, What’s Under Your Needle, we’re checking in with our friends in our sewing community to see how they’re doing (and what they’re creating!) Sarah’s Sewing Room, […]
  • Keep Me In Stitches BlogWhat’s Under the Needle? How Our Sewing Community is Spending Time at Home
    At Keep Me in Stitches, we love our sewing community. Together we find ourselves living in an unprecedented time, looking for our new “normal” while spending a lot of time at home. We’ve heard from […]
  • The Sheath Dress Workshop with Helen Haughey at Keep Me In StitchesCouture Sewing with Helen Haughey
    cou·ture ko͞oˈto͝o(ə)r noun ~ the design and manufacture of fashionable clothes to a client’s specific requirements and measurements. fashionable made-to-measure clothes. We had to look up the definition to make […]
  • Tge Best of Baby Lock Destiny 2, Sashiko 2, Embellisher, Triumph Under the Sea Projects for HomeThe Best of Baby Lock – SEW Much Fun Right Around the Corner!
    Have you ever just wanted to get away, be creative and have fun with friends? This is your chance to do all three things in one place. Coming this February, Keep Me In Stitches is hosting B+B Extravaganza – The Best of […]
  • Customer Spotlight – Kathy Ryan Designs
    We are so pleased to start to highlight some of our loyal customers Etsy shops, social media accounts or websites.  They are always showing us their beautiful creations and we wanted to share these with everyone! […]
  • A Very Special Janome Sewing Machine – #sewupacure For Kids With Cancer
    Beginning September 1st we will have a very special Janome sewing machine available for any and all who want to #sewupacure for kids with cancer. Through this limited time offer, our customers will be able to purchase […]
  • Bernina + BabyLock
    I can’t even begin to express how excited we are to represent both Bernina AND BabyLock in both of our stores!  The addition of Bernina to our Tampa store creates the perfect mix of products for the sewing […]
  • SEW: Supporting Empowering Women
    Last summer, on a visit to Tanzania, Africa, I decided to bring along a treadle machine (yes, Janome still makes them) and an electric sewing machine. I wasn’t completely sure why I decided to do this other than I knew […]
  • June 2016 is a busy month at KMIS!
    There is so much exciting happening at Keep Me In Stitches, we wanted to put it all in a blog for you! We have many new things in our stores from beautiful new Christmas Fabrics (Yes!  Christmas already) in the […]
  • New Year New Educational Classes
    We are so excited to kick off the new year with a complete educational schedule for all three stores. You may download a copy by visiting our website at or stopping by one of the stores to pick up a […]
  • Guest Blogger: Steve Jeffery
    I had such a good time when I visited Tampa and attended Keep Me In Stitches event at the PBS station WUSF Public Media. It was such so much fun, and what a cool place to have an event! With Sue Hausmann there, it truly […]