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12 Days of Giveaways Day 7: Get an adorable “Merry Christmoose” design from Seams Sew Special!

Happy Friday and, more importantly, happy Day 7 of the 12 Days of Giveaways! Yesterday, we asked if you ever make your own Christmas ornaments, and the lucky winner is Jan B., who said “Absolutely! This year it’s dog shapes … Continue reading

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12 Days of Giveaways Day 3: Win “Sew What You Love”

Thanks to everyone who entered our Day 2 Giveaway on Friday. The lucky winner is Cindy S.–congrats! For our Day 3 Giveaway, we have the lovely book Sew What You Love: The Easiest, Prettiest Projects Ever by Tanya Whelan of … Continue reading

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Sewing for a New Baby–the story behind the quilt!

When my good friends Erin and Tex announced that they were having a baby earlier this year, my mind went straight to all the cute little baby things I would get to sew (after I congratulated them, started to cry … Continue reading

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Sew Merry and Bright Winner

Thanks to everyone for entering our Free Stuff Friday giveaway for Sew Merry and Bright: 20 Easy, Fun and Festive Patterns by Linda Lum Debono (That Patchwork Place). All of your sewing wish lists have given me some great ideas … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday! Win Sew Merry and Bright!

Happy Friday! We hope you had a safe and joyful Thanksgiving! To help kick off the holiday season today, we’re giving away a copy of Sew Merry and Bright: 20 Easy, Fun and Festive Patterns by Linda Lum Debono (That … Continue reading

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Scrap-Busting Holiday Potholder Tutorial

What are you sewing this week? I’ve been pretty busy at the sewing machine! In addition to a quilted throw for my sister’s birthday, I’ve been working on my contribution to the Sewing District Holiday Potholder Swap: It’s been really … Continue reading

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Quickie Project: Teacup Pincushion

How do you keep track of pins around your sewing room? I have quite a variety of pincushions that I’ve amassed over the years, including a crocheted cactus, the classic red tomato and a couple of those magnetic ones. Recently, … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday Winner!

Thanks so much to everyone for entering our Free Stuff Friday giveaway for Clover Trace ‘n Create E-Tablet Templates and Shapers from Nancy Zieman! We asked about your favorite online sources for sewing information, and it was great reading your … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday! Win Clover templates to make a custom tech case!

It’s another Free Stuff Friday! This week, we have a great prize from Clover: Nancy Zieman’s Trace ‘n Create templates and shapers for E-Tablet Keepers, as featured in “Cool Tools” in the Oct/Nov Sew News. Do you have an iPad, … Continue reading

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Easy Halloween Wreath Tutorial

Have you started decorating for Halloween yet? Over the weekend, I decided my front door needed some dressing up, so I recruited my mom, sister Wendy and best friend Katie to have some Sunday Crafternoon fun. I looked around online … Continue reading

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