Hearty Beef Stew

Soup season is offically here and since January is National Soup Month, we wanted to share this hearty stew we have featured in the Machine Shed Cookbook from our very own Shed Head Nick Corbin from the Lake Elmo Machine Shed. The wonderful thing about stews is that...

Spring is in the Air!

This week marked the first official day of spring and the Machine Shed Gift Shop has just what you need to start your own garden! We are now selling Grow Garden by Backyard Safari Company – where you can “grow happiness in small places.” Each kit...

Vintage Fabric Flowers

Cut strips of extra fabric, approx.18 to 24 inches. Sew a basting stitch (or largest setting on machine) the full length of the fabric.  Do not backstitch and leave enough thread at the end to make gathering easier.     Gather the fabric by pulling a single...