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!

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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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways Day 3

So happy you are taking part in 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! Today we’re giving away a dress form from SINGER! Take … Continue reading

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Robson Coat Sew Along Sleeves

Thank you for joining in to the Robson Coat Sew Along. I’ve gotten many comments asking if it’s too late to join in and no it is not! We’ve got plenty of time, so I do hope all those thinking … Continue reading

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Learn how to sew better, faster & for FREE

I have been sewing for a long time. But, I’ve never had any ‘formal’ education. Like most of us I am self taught as seamstress (sewists, sewers, quilters, crafters – did I get everyone). My mom taught me first and … Continue reading

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Robson Coat Sew Along Week 1

The Sewaholic Robson Coat Sew Along ~ This is our final sew-along of the year and I’m so glad we capped it off the with Sewaholic Robson Coat. This is such a great coat and is a multi-season item that … Continue reading

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Sew News Shopping Guide!

I asked Sew News readers and fans what they most wanted to appear in their holiday stockings. To make it easy on whoever is playing Santa this year I’ve compiled a list of “Must-haves!” based on your wishes (Sorry, Jamie … Continue reading

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Fast Gift Idea From Disney Frozen© No-Sew Blanket Kits

As the holidays get closer, I have been trying to figure out what do to for my two nieces. Both are under the age of four are Disney Frozen© obsessed! I have been told that they don’t need any more … Continue reading

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Robson Coat Sew-Along Starts Soon! Sew up the coat and be entered to win!

We’ve had so much fun with these sew-alongs over the past year. We saved the most ambitious pattern for last. The classic Robson Coat from Sewaholic Patterns is the perfect addition to any wardrobe. It has all that delicious tailoring … Continue reading

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