Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sewing to help women in Africa

The cutting counter line at a fabric store is always a great place to meet people! I’m one of those who like to know what everyone else is making, especially in the case of today, when the woman in front … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday

Happy Friday!! Our prize this Friday comes from our dear Sew it All TV season 4 guest, Jess Goldman. Check out her episode here. (PS: It includes free pillow patterns!) While you’re at it, check out her other trendy women’s, kids … Continue reading

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Frankenstein Friday! More free Halloween patterns!

Happy Friday everyone! Here are some more free patterns to get you in the spirit of Halloween. Frankenstein is a fairly common decoration and costume for Halloween. What kid doesn’t like painting their face green? Whether you think about the original Frankenstein … Continue reading

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World Tea Cozy Making Competition Winners!

You may remember from the Apr/May ’12 issue of Sew News that Miles, Queensland, Australia, is the Tea Cozy capital of the world. This year, a World Tea Cozy Making Competition was held. The competition judges the best tea cozies … Continue reading

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Trick-or-Treat Thursday! Free Halloween Apron Patterns!

We’re continuing out countdown to Halloween today with more free patterns! Halloween isn’t always just about the decorations and candy you hand out to cute little trick-or-treaters; there are tons of parties and family gatherings, and that means food! So … Continue reading

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Countdown to Halloween! Free projects, patterns and ideas!

Yesterday’s posts of Halloween decoration ideas have put me in a Halloween mood! So, I’m starting a countdown to Halloween! The actual holiday may still seem like a long way off, but it’s never too early to start planning your … Continue reading

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Special Arrow Cabinets Offer: $100 off plus a Free Iron!

Have you noticed the super cute Arrow Sewing Cabinets on the covers of Sew it All? The Olivia cabinet is featured on the cover of Volume 1 in Pistachio (she’s also available in white!). I really love the cute scalloped … Continue reading

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E-Patterns Explained

Many of the patterns available on the Sew News site are e-patterns. These PDF patterns are designed to easily download and print on 8 1/2” x 11” paper.  That said, if you are new to the e-pattern world they might … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday Winner

Thanks to everyone for participating in last week’s Free Stuff Friday giveaway. The lucky winner is Cynthia! She responded saying, “I love to use knit fabric to make t-shirts for American girl dolls.  I have also made my college age … Continue reading

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Ticket to Paradise Sewing Contest by IPCA!

Game on! Check out this fun sewing competition hosted by the Independent Pattern Company Alliance! It’s easy to enter and you could win some fantastic prizes! Good luck! A fashion sewing competition produced by IPCA, themed “Ticket to Paradise” launched … Continue reading

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