Chronicle Books has an AWESOME offer!!

We’ve already mentioned it here on our blog, but just to remind you, Chronicle is having a wonderful Spring promotion!!!

We love these guys so much and they really turn out the most beautiful, most amazing products.. so go peep their site and chose something special for yourself at 30% off!!!!

See their tweet below! Jennifer is all up on Twitter now so watch out! Find her at twitter.com/sisboom!

Happy Shopping!

Pssst. maybe you wanna buy your Girl’s World book with this promo.. or several copies :)   Jus saying… xoxoxox

A Little Chit-Chat about the Rick Rack Class!!!!



Honey Child Winner!

Thanks to all, as always, for leaving the most awesome, most sincere, loving, supportive comments! We wish we had enough Honey Child bundles to give each and every one of you!

Put your hands together for our lovely winner, Erin, of Connect Four. Now we just have to get the bundle out from under Georgie’s head!… Wish us luck!

Keep checking back, we’re totally digging this raffle thing just as much as you are!! Another one is sure to pop up very soon!

So long, boxes!… See ya in Utah!…

Even our boxes go out in style around here. We just sent off a few very heavy boxes that are headed to Utah!

Knowing that market is flooded with hundreds and thousands of boxes, we decided to kick it up a notch and make ours a very obvious Sis Boom box. Think we did ok? Who’s going to market?!

Online sewing class with Jennifer! Comes with signed Girl’s World! Register today!

Ok– so here’s the deal.. this is VERY cool.. We announced this awesome Jennifer Paganelli Sewing Class via Rick Rack both on our blog and in an email blast, but here are some more in depth details for all of you wonderful people out there!!

This is a really awesome concept because anyone, anywhere can access this class.. all you need is that handy dandy computer of yours to download the class!!! The price is great and it includes a whole bunch of awesome stuff, not to mention– a signed copy of Girl’s World!!… PLUS you get to keep the class because you’re downloading it to your computer.. this means you can rewind, fast forward, replay, pause.. yep- it’s that cool!. Keep reading after the photo to get step-by-step details…


So here’s a step-by-step process that we’re going to walk you through.. we had never seen a fabulous offer like this so we want to make sure you all understand how it works.. Please send any questions to Madeline.

1.      Register for Rick Rack’s “Mary’s Fancy Sash Dress” Online Sewing Class ft. Jennifer Paganelli by clicking HERE – sign-up by April 30 in order to receive your book by the class start date of May 15.  Books shipped after April 30 cannot be guaranteed to arrive by the class start date – May 15.  Rick Rack’s “Mary’s Fancy Sash Dress” Online Sewing Class ft. Jennifer Paganelli consists of: (a) an autographed copy of the book, Girl’s World: Twenty-One Sewing Projects to Make for Little Girls; (b) a downloadable “Mary’s Fancy Sash Dress” how to sew video demonstration; (c) a downloadable project instruction sheet w/step-by-step color photos (PDF); (d) a supply list; (e) access to the student-only Fabric.com Jennifer Paganelli/Girl’s World Online Class Store where class supplies (and more) will be available for purchase at 25% off Fabric.com’s already low prices; and (f) a 1-hour live chat with Jennifer Paganelli (Dolin O’Shea will join in to answer any sewing questions concerning the class project ). Registration is open now through May 12, 2011 only at www.virtueradionetwork.com/rickrack.htm

2.      Within 48 hours of payment confirmation, students will receive an email containing a link to the secured class website and a username and password.  They can access the class website immediately after receiving this email. Inside the secured class website, they will find their downloadable class supply list (PDF) and a link to the Fabric.com/Jennifer Paganelli Girl’s World Online Class store along with a coupon code they are to use to purchase their items.

3.      On May 15, 2011, students will receive an email notifying them that the how to sew “Mary’s Fancy Sash Dress” video demonstration and the project instruction sheet with step-by-step color photographs (PDF) are available for them to watch and download on the secured class website.  They will be able to download the video to their computers for their personal/non-commercial use. The video will be available for download in WMV and Quicktime formats.  They will also receive notice of the date of the 1-hour live chat along with information on how they can participate.

4.      Students will have until midnight (PST) on May 30, 2011 to download all of their class materials (e.g., supply list, how-to video, resource page, project instruction sheet), and shop in the class store.  Access to the secured class website will be denied after midnight (PST), May 30. (The  Fabric.com coupon code also expires on May 30, 2011).  Reasonable deadline extensions are available upon request.

5.      Rick Rack’s “Mary’s Fancy Sash Dress” Online Sewing Class ft. Jennifer Paganelli is sponsored by: Janome, Chronicle Books, Fabric.com, Free Spirit Fabrics, Creative Options, and YouCanMakeThis.com.

About Rick Rack: Thread Therapy for Sewers

Rick Rack: Thread Therapy for Sewers offers simple sewing tips and projects for busy women who love to sew.  Their monthly affordable online sewing video tutorials are available exclusively on VirtueRadioNetwork.com.

“Rick Rack: Thread Therapy for Sewers’ classes feature high quality videos and materials, which are all downloadable.  So, students can complete the class on their own schedule.  Plus, it doesn’t matter if you’re a novice or an advanced sewer; our instructors are extremely knowledgeable and capable of presenting information in a user-friendly manner.  So, by the end of the class, you will know how to complete the project.” – Judith Norman, Creator/Producer, Rick Rack

Don’t forget to enter our Honey Child Raffle!!!

Winner will be announced on March 31st!! Get all of the details HERE!…. GOOD LUCK! xo

Sequins, Felt, and Laminate.. Oh boy!

These precious little gems were whipped up by Jennifer … She sewed glitzy, happy sequins atop little circles of felt. Who knew that combo would be so magical?!

Spread these beauties out on some Queen Street laminate and viola… just a pretty scene! These will make awesome embellishments, ornaments, a garland, a gift topper.. and the list goes on!

Sewing Class Registration open at Virtue Radio Network!!! Hurry up!!

Sign up today!

Rick Rack: Thread Therapy for Sewers kicks off its new season of affordable online sewing video tutorials with a class featuring Jennifer!!!

For its feature project, Rick Rack chose the book’s pretty cover dress (Mary’s Fancy Sash Dress) as its first online sewing project of the new season.

REGISTER TODAY through May 12, 2011 and join Jennifer Paganelli and Girl’s World’s pattern maker and sewing expert, Dolin O’Shea, on May 15, 2011 for this exciting online sewing video tutorial!!! Go to Virtue Radio Network to REGISTER, or to learn more about this class including What You’ll Get and What You’ll Learn.

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We LOVE our Earth Angels

We are so grateful to our dear friend, Jennifer… She runs the awesome Earth Angels website and we’re partnering with her to arrange some wonderful book signing venues!! We will keep you posted as those events approach! Also, we know you love all of the artisans over at Earth Angel Toys, and good news for you– they will all be represented during the signing(s) in Jennifer’s booth!!!

Jennifer just posted the most beautiful blog post about Sis Boom, Jennifer, and all of the exciting Sis Boom happenings… She will also be selling our Sis Boom products on her site soon! Keep checking back.

Take it away, BEN…

Hi everyone!!! Ahhhh we have something so FUNNN FOR YOU!!!!

We’ve got a super awesome, new friend we’d love to introduce you to. His name is Ben and he is quite the Sis Boom fan… Take a look as he explores some of the photos in Girl’s World with Madeline!…. Like him? Let us know and he’ll keep coming back! xoxo