Monthly Archives: August 2009

Pssst…Sewing Secrets from Coats & Clark!

I really love finding new online sewing resources. Our friends at Coats & Clark have started a cool blog, Sewing Secrets, that features handy sewing information as well as fun project ideas and tutorials. C&C boasts an impressive 90 year … Continue reading

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Happy Howl-oween!

Hurray! The October/November ’09 Sew News will be arriving in a mailbox or on a newsstand near you very soon. One of our favorite contributors, Stacy Schlyer of stacysews.com, created the Candy Cauldron project featured on the cover. I think … Continue reading

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Birthday Season + Free Shipping!

August seems to have so many birthdays. As our little gift to you, there’s free shipping in the store until tomorrow.Just enter the code  FREE-SHIP-OFFR at checkout. With all these birthdays, I’ve been busy making a few little gifts. Last … Continue reading

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Sew News at the ASG conference!

It’s taken me a while to organize my photos from the American Sewing Guild Conference, which took place July 16 to 18 in Albuquerque. There was so much to do and I wanted to share it all with you, so … Continue reading

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Lovely Log Cabins

Last Friday was my good friend Katie’s birthday and, in addition to a pretty bottle of pink champagne, I wanted to give her something handmade. Lately I’ve been noticing some sewers, including fabric designer Denyse Schmidt, doing very cool things … Continue reading

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The catastrophe of success

If you’re ever wondering whether a store bought present or handmade gift is better, I guarantee handmade will always win. Last night was my friend’s wedding. She really wanted a heart-shaped ring bearer pillow. It was sort of a last … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Fierce

Last Friday, I helped out my friend Tran Wills of The Fabric Lab by judging the first ever Style Wars competition at the Denver Art Museum. The event was part of the DAM’s “Untitled” series, taking place the last Friday … Continue reading

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