Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sewing News For Monday

American Sewing Guild Conference is going on this week in Washington D.C. Here is a link to the ASG site, hope to see you there! For those lucky ones heading to Paris, be sure to check out this exhibit at … Continue reading

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Royal Baby Fever!

Did you know that the gown that will be used for the christening of the new royal baby is steeped in tradition? Of course it is, we’re dealing with the British Monarchy here. No ordinary christening gown bought at the … Continue reading

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Four Tips: Working With Silk

Working with silk Silk can be intimidating to work with.  But, if you know a few tips and techniques sewing with silk will become your favorite fabric to work with. 1 Layout/Cutting Probably the number one complaint when working with … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday Winner

And, we have a winner!  It’s nice to hear that people still enjoy wearing and making aprons. I have a couple of boring chef aprons, plain white that I always wear but I really should make up something a little … Continue reading

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Aprons Galore For Free Stuff Friday!

Whenever I think of aprons I always think of good things.  Like my grandmother baking, or making a mess in the craft room.  For this Free Stuff Friday the book The Best Apron Book Ever edited by Julie Johnson is … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday Winners!

Hello everyone, First, you can read Andrea’s answers to your questions HERE! Or, scroll below for Andrea’s responses to your questions.  I really appreciate the time that Andrea took to do our interview.  Please be sure to check out Andrea’s … Continue reading

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Meet the Designer Andrea Schewe & Free Stuff Friday!

Today’s Free Stuff Friday is especially fun.  You get to meet designer Andrea Schewe and get a first hand peek at two of her latest designs for Simplicity patterns! I found Andrea through Simplicity’s Facebook page and made the bold … Continue reading

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Summer Style – Shorts

Fortunately for those of us that know how to sew we are not relegated to wearing short shorts, Daisy Dukes, itty-bitty barely-there summer wear.  These short looks on the runway this year are all about structure, a bit of coverage … Continue reading

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Create Your Signature Style Winner

Hope everyone had a long summer weekend to sew and of course to be with family.  I  completely reorganized my sewing room, inspired by upcoming tips in the latest Sew News Aug/Sept issue! Last week I asked what your favorite … Continue reading

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Creating Your Signature Style With Free Stuff Friday

Hope everyone is able to take a long summer weekend to celebrate Fourth of July.  We are now firmly in summer!  If you are sweltering in your sewing studio and need some easy and quick projects get inspired by Signature … Continue reading

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