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June 9, 1995

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ss. CAPE GJTr. aay, ue9 - Ju 5,1995 Monograms introduct.00 ; state of ..........  .,,.... the art computerized machinery ' . high tech, with the addition of a hoboth Beach interfaces with flock of dancing lambs each sport- i,. sophisticated, computerized Cochran's computer. She offers ing a grandchild's name. There ::"' monogramming machine which over 600 designs and 20 styles of are silk jackets, perfect for a can stitch 10 different colors in lettering to monogram just about stitched soccer ball and the ath- just one setting, anything that one can get a needle lete's name emblazoned on it, as "It's the latest thing that Melco, through. "You can purchase items well as polo and T-shirts, aprons, a Denver company, has to offer. It here, from children's gifts through duffel bags, quilted flower print even stops and cuts the threads athletics to something for a grand- eyeglass and cosmetic bags. Monograms Unlimited is the T Wrnon photm parent, or bring in what you would like to have monogrammed," she explained, noting it usually takes only a couple of days to complete any order. Those with no ideas in mind will find inspiration at Mono- and has an automated bobbin sen- sor that indicates when it runs out of thread," said proprietor Bitsy Cochran. "The machine even has a thread trimmer, so I don't have to stand over it clipping threads - it's a real time saver." home of the Rehoboth Beach and Lewes afghans, each featuring various scenes indigenous to the area and available in blue, cran- berry and green. "They have been so popular, as they make great momentos of the area, as well as being so practical," Cochran said. Personalized boxer drawers are another popular item and people even come in and request dash- board and headset covers with their initials. "People can become very creative when they want something monogrammed," she noted. Tucked in one corner of the col- orful shop is a large display case filled with Cochran's, appropri- ately enough, antique sewing arti- cle collection. "It's a lost art, one of the most unique being the "sewing birds" which are attached to old-fash- ioned sewing machines and pro- vide an extra hand to move mater- ial as the seamstress works. An- other is a carved ivory two-inch high needle holder with a small hole at the top. When one peers in that hole, one sees a photograph of a European cathedral. Cochran welcomes anyone in- terested in seeing her new ma- chine in action or wanting to view her rare collection to drop by. Bitsy Cochran, proprietor of Monograms Unlimited on First Street in Rehoboth Beach, stands by the latest technology in computerized monogramming. $malli and Wyatt form Nanny Sitting Service Inc. Louise Smarelli and Jean Wyatt of Lewes, who have been li- censed caregivers in the Delaware Cape area for over 12 years, re- cently formed a new care giving corporation: Nanny Sitting Ser- vice Inc. The business provides caregivers to watch over infants, children, elderly, infLrm, pets and homes. All of Nanny's employees have undergone complete physi- cals and background checks and are certified in CPR for children and adults and first aid. Services provided include com- panionship, meal preparation, shopping and travel assistance, light housekeeping, baby-sitting and infant care, and house sitting while residents go to Florida or on vacation. Services are available 24 hours a day. "Right now we have about 80 nannies registered with us," said Smarelli, "and we're providing services as far south as Fenwick and as far north as Milford." For more informa- tion, call Nanny Sitting Service at 645-1655. Marie returns After branching out to oth- er areas of her art, Anita Marie has returned to the Re- hoboth Beach area, this time with her own business. Oper- ating from the Bruce Allen Studio on Rehoboth's Board- walk under the Henlopen Ho- tel, the salon's ambiance is that of art, music and cre- ation. Anita Marie will be happy to share her hair phi. losophy with returning and new clientele. For more in- formation, call 227-4813. Pictured above is a collection of antique sewing mterlals which is on display at Monogranm Unlimited, 00ROPERTY Full Maintenance & Building Services Kitchen & Bath Remodeling Major & Minor Renovations Decks & Screened Porches New Homes & Additions Watchful Eye For Absentee Owners "Service Is Our Only Commodity" 302-227-1773 UNSURPASSED VIEW Wonderful sunsets overlooking Rehoboth Bay. Relaxed living is achieved throughout this home. Living room with fireplace, dining area, open kitchen, 2 bedrooms th 2 full baths, sun- porch overlooking the bay, deck on lagoonside, large, bulkheaded lot. Once you see it you will want to own it. #200. $397,000, ROOFTOP POOL ...... :: i#ii:g{ .......... Steps to the oceanl 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo with good ocean views, beautiful complex with rooftop pool. Sellers will pay $3,000 towards next year's condo assessment. Priced to self at $219,500. #908. MAE HALL McCABE, INC. Call or, Write for Rental Brochmre  r 122 Rehoboth Ave. Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971-0006 302-227-2558 TOLL FREE 800-227-2558 FAX 302-227-1060