Author Archives: Jill

About Jill

I write for the Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery blogs. I love sewing, vintage and would love to get a comment from you!

Doll Couture – Making your own doll clothes & dolls

Many girls learn to sew by making doll clothes. I think most of us had a favorite doll or two growing up and if we sewed we made our favorites cute outfits. My grandmother made one of my favorite dolls … Continue reading

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Cool Tools for Pressing and Ironing

I have a guilty secret and that is I love to iron, except during the summer. There is something about ironing that I really enjoy. I love seeing all the wrinkles disappear with each pass of the iron. It’s all … Continue reading

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Commit to your sewing resolutions with Sulky Classes & Online Training!

As the  New Year approaches are you thinking about your personal Sewing New Year resolutions? I know I have a long list already started. We have great ways for you to keep focused on you sewing goals for 2015. Sew … Continue reading

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Thank you for joining the 2014 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways

The winner of December 23rd Giveaway (The Singer One Sewing Machine )is Valorie! I will be in touch with you to tell you how to claim your prize. Thanks to everyone for joining in. We all enjoyed reading your comments … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways Day 12!

~ Please note special instructions: Due to the holidays I will be picking the winner on Friday December 29! I will announce the winner on the blog and will contact the winner as well on Friday December 29th! ~ On … Continue reading

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Robson Coat Sew Along Week 4 & Finishing Details

The Sewaholic Robson Trench Week 4 & 5! Due to holiday schedules we’re going to combine the last weeks of the Robson Coat Sew Along. There are video portions for each and the end of the post. Don’t forget to … Continue reading

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Sewaholic Robson Trench Coat Week 3

The Sewaholic Robson Trench Coat Sew Along Week 3 At this point, our Robson Trench Coats are really beginning to take shape. I’m loving my new coat more and more, by the minute, and I can’t wait to wear it! … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Day 9 Singer Heavy Duty 4411 Machine

Happy Thursday and welcome back to the 12 Days Of Christmas Giveaways from Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery! Let’s not lose a minute and get to today’s prize and yesterday’s winner! Today we’re giving away the 4411 Heavy Duty … Continue reading

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Special Post on The Robson Coat Sew Along – Pockets!

The Sewaholic Robson Trench Coat Sew Along/Constructing The Pockets There is a trick to doing inseam pockets and it’s a simple one, be precise! It would be nice if there was a magic trick, but sadly, there isn’t. Be sure … Continue reading

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Robson Coat Sew Along – Week 2

The Sewaholic Robson Trench lends itself  to everything from a conservative look, to all out funky. I have chosen all out funky for my sew along coat. I had this rather interesting piece of fabric in my fabric closet for … Continue reading

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