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IKEA creates Sewing Kit with Touchscreen-Compatible Thread

What a cool idea! IKEA wanted customers to be able to view their digital catalog on-the-go, so they introduced a new sewing kit that includes conductive thread to customize your gloves or mittens to be touchscreen-compatible. That way, you can … Continue reading

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Check out the April/May Sew News! Free Patterns!

Take a sneak peek at the April/May issue of Sew News, which will be hitting newsstands March 19! Celebrate the fact that spring is on its way by downloading the free instructions and templates to create Lucy Blaire’s handy fold-up … Continue reading

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2012 Sewing & Stitchery Expo Next Week!

I’m so excited to be attending the 2012 Sewing & Stitchery Expo in Puyallup, WA next week! I’ll be blogging as a I attend classes, check out new products and visit with the “sewlebrities” in attendance. Will you be there? … Continue reading

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Help Fallene Reach her Goal!

Last month we let you know about Project Runway contestant and Sew It All guest Fallene Wells’ Kickstarter campaign to launch her line, Modern Nouveau. With only about 56 hours to go in the campaign, Fallene is on the home … Continue reading

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Amy Butler Gypsy Caravan to be Re-released!

Exciting news for all you Amy Butler fans: She’s making Gypsy Caravan, her very first fabric collection, available once again. All of the prints will be re-released by Rowan in the original designs and colors starting this spring. Check out … Continue reading

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Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective, Tickets Released!

Here in Colorado, we’re thrilled that the Denver Art Museum will be the only US venue for the upcoming exhibit of Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective. In November, I had the wonderful opportunity to judge a YSL-inspired design challenge hosted … Continue reading

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Help Fallene Launch her Line!

Project Runway Season 9 contestant and Sew It All TV Season 3 guest Fallene Wells is about to launch a campaign on Kickstarter.com to produce her Fall 2012 collection, Modern Nouveau. Her goal is to raise enough money in 45 … Continue reading

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5 Handmade Holiday Gift Ideas in Sew it All V.3

We’re so excited that Sew it All, Volume 3 is now available in our online store and will be on newsstands nationwide Dec. 6! Volume 3 is packed with 50 fun and easy sewing projects to take you through the … Continue reading

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Cut ‘n’ Sew: Yves Saint Laurent Fashion Challenge

Tomorrow Denver will celebrate the upcoming Yves Saint Laurent retrospective at the Denver Art Museum, as well as the opening of the city’s first H&M, with an exciting, real-time fashion competition called Cut ‘n’ Sew. Four local designers will have … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Monday Winner

Thanks to everyone for entering our special Halloween giveaway. It was lots of fun reading about your favorite handmade costumes–and now I’ve got some great creative ideas for next year! We randomly selected from among the commenters, and Theresa H. … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween! Free Stuff Giveaway!

Happy Halloween and welcome to a special edition of Free Stuff Monday! To celebrate, we’re giving away the Pom-Pom Pals Book and Craft Kit. The kit comes equipped with everything you need to create your own menagerie of cute and … Continue reading

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Free Halloween Sewing Projects

Have you started sewing Halloween costumes and decorations? Don’t miss these fast and FREE Halloween sewing projects: If you need a last minute costume, choose from 13 cute characters featured in Masquerade Ball, including patterns and full instructions. For easy … Continue reading

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Free Halloween Project from Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores!

Decorate your home for Halloween with these adorable little monster dolls, brought to you for FREE from Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores! Stitch a spooky little monster and then dress him in an interchangeable pirate, geek or witch costume. This … Continue reading

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Forever Darling Fashion Show Photos

On Friday night, I attended Forever Darling, an exciting fashion event benefiting the Denver Design Incubator and produced by Fallene Wells of Project Runway Season 9. Fellow Colorado Project Runway alums Mondo Guerra and Julie Tierney were also in attendance, … Continue reading

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Fashion Show to Benefit Denver Design Incubator

DDI Designers hard at work (courtesy denverdesignincubator.com) This Friday, Project Runway’s Fallene Wells is presenting Forever Darling, an exciting fashion event that will benefit the Denver Design Incubator. The DDI is a great resource for local fashion professionals to create … Continue reading

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6 Ideas to Celebrate National Sewing Month

Happy National Sewing Month!  The Corpus Christie chapter of the American Sewing Guild celebrated on Tuesday by hosting an all-day event at a local mall to sew items for charity. How have you been celebrating this month? Here are a … Continue reading

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3 Free Sewing Purse Patterns!

Do you love sewing purses? Don’t miss the latest “Easy Handbags” eBook from Sew News, which includes three free sewing purse patterns, as well as a handy guide for creating and customizing a variety of handbags. The holidays are just … Continue reading

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