Monthly Archives: April 2013

Guest Blogger Rhonda Buss! Check in every Tuesday through May for a Tutorial!

Starting Tuesday, May 7th, I will be doing a weekly post for Sew News.  Each and every Tuesday in May, I will be showing you how to draft a different collar. In order for you to be able to follow … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday Winner & a Guest Blogger Coming Up

I’ve got to share some of these comments about family road trips.  But, first thanks to Tracy for sharing these posts with friends, the comments really are first rate. Cherie didn’t take summer car trips but winter ones! Roberta traveled … Continue reading

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National Serger Month: Learn about serger feet and enter to win a Baby Lock serger!

We’re celebrating the first-ever National Serger Month all throughout April by sharing tips, techniques and tutorials to help you get the most out of your serger. A serger isn’t just for finishing raw edges. Learn about fun serger feet that will … Continue reading

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Winner from Nancy Zieman’s Sew Knits with Confidence Blog Tour!

Wow!  Thank you all for the wonderful comments.  As a self-taught seamstress I’m still hesitant to say “I made this”  but you’ve given me a big dose of confidence.  Thank You! Plus, I love the ideas coming in for the … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday!

Good morning everyone! For Free Stuff Friday we are giving away the Hidden Treasure Pillows pattern from Sweet Seams. This adorable pattern turns ordinary pillow covers in to multi-taskers.  This pattern can turn a pillow into a treasure holder as … Continue reading

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Nancy Zieman’s Sew Knits With Confidence Blog Tour & Giveaway!

I love sewing with knits so when asked if I wanted to do Nancy Zieman’s Sew Knits with Confidence Blog Tour I jumped at the chance. My biggest concern was the bust/bodice area.  Nothing is quite as unattractive as wearing … Continue reading

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National Serger Month – Make a Knit Hat!

Happy April! Happy National Serger Month! Here’s a quick and easy knit cap you can make with your serger (and a wee bit of stitching on your sewing machine) in just a few hours. I love knit caps because they … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday Winner!

                            Hope everyone had a great weekend and were able to squeeze some sewing in.  The question we posed was who taught you how to sew.  Many … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday Giveaway

Any plans for the weekend?  I’m going to be finishing up my dress from Nancy Zieman’s Sew Knits with Confidence pattern collection.  Be sure to come back on April 23rd to see how it all turned out.  Make a comment … Continue reading

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Nancy Zieman’s Sew Knits With Confidence Blog Tour – Update

Hey Everyone! Here is the pattern I picked for Nancy Zieman’s Sew Knits with Confidence Blog Tour.  But I haven’t picked which version.  Be sure to check back on April 23rd and tell me what you think of the ‘final … Continue reading

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