Author Archives: Beth

Baby Lock Common Threads 2014 Recap!

Last week I had the absolute pleasure of attending the first-ever Common Threads event hosted by Baby Lock. Baby Lock invited a group of educators, designers, bloggers, writers and editors from the sewing and quilting community to spend three days … Continue reading

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Helpful Hints on How to Buy a Serger, plus enter to win a Baby Lock Ovation Serger!

As we mentioned on the blog last week, April is National Serger Month! I received my first serger as a gift when I was studying fashion design in college, and I fell in love right away. Not only does a … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew a Zippered Cosmetic Bag with Jessie!

Tomorrow, our editorial assistant Jessie is hitting the road and heading to Original Sewing & Quilt Expo in Atlanta at the Gwinnett Center! Jessie will be in Make-It Center Thursday through Saturday. Here’s Jessie in Fort Worth, TX last year … Continue reading

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Day 9 of Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways: Win SewCaroline’s new dress pattern!

With Day 9, we’re getting close to the end of our 13 days of giveaways, but you still have a few chances to win! The lucky winner of yesterday’s giveaway of a fun apron kit designed by guest Sharon Madsen … Continue reading

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Day 7 of 13 Days of Sew it All Giveaways: Win a Sulky Prize Package!

It’s lucky day 7 in the Sew it All 13 Days of Giveaways! Yesterday we asked you to share your first sewing project, and we randomly selected two winners from all of the great responses to win a FREE class … Continue reading

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Sew It All TV 13 Days of Giveaways, Day 4: Win a Copy of Sew it All, Vol. 7!

Today is Day 4 in the 13 Days of Giveaways to celebrate Season 7 of Sew it All TV! For Day 3 on Friday, the lucky winner of the Coats & Clark zippers is Brenda S.! Congratulations, Brenda–please check your … Continue reading

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Check out the School of Art Fashion, where Heirloom Techniques Meet Modern Sewing!

Do you want to expand your sewing repertoire in 2014? Here’s a wonderful place to start! Today we have a great guest blog post from Beth Mauro about an exciting sewing event this coming up this week, the School of … Continue reading

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Exclusive Q&A with Under the Gunn designer Stephanie O.!

Here at the Sew News office, we are very devoted fans of Project Runway mentor and fashion expert Tim Gunn. In fact, Editor-in-chief Ellen and I have been trading our favorite “Tim-isms” and comparing notes about the previous night’s PR … Continue reading

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12 Days of Giveaways Day 11:Win a Collection of 5 Sewing Patterns!

We’re getting close to the end of the 12 Days of Giveaways, so make sure to enter today and Monday! On Monday, we’ll be giving away a super special prize that you won’t want to miss! We had so many … Continue reading

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12 Days of Giveaways Day 7: Win 12 specialty zippers!

Happy Monday! Are you busy with holiday traveling, cooking, decorating and shopping? Today is Day 7 of the 12 Days of Giveaways, so take a quick breather from your preparations to enter for a chance to win! Our lucky day … Continue reading

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