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!

Tony Awards Best Dressed 2017

The Tony Awards is beginning to show that it can have a seat at the big kids table. If you’ve been a watcher of the Tony Awards you can’t help but notice that stars are bringing a lot more A … Continue reading

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Sew Along With Sew News: Darling Ranges Dress

Sew along with Sew News! Get ready for another exciting sew along with Sew News! June Sew Along Our next sew along is with Megan Nielsen Darling Ranges Dress. Another fan favorite, Megan Nielsen’s Darling Ranges Dress is a best-of … Continue reading

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Me Made May 2017 – Recap: Lessons Learned & Goals Reached

Me Made May 2017 has been a lot of fun for us here at Sew News. We wanted to recap this month long event with a few personal reflections and we would love to hear from you. How did you … Continue reading

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#memademay2017: Half Way Through!

Amanda: We’re halfway through the month and I have yet to bust out my recent summery makes – linen tanks and snow just don’t mix! Seriously though, the weather in CO this month has thrown me for a bit of … Continue reading

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Crimson & Clover Sew Along – Postponed Until May 23!

  Crimson & Clover Sew Along – Postponed Until May 23! Thank you so much for the interest in the Crimson & Clover Sew Along! To ensure that you have the best experience we will set back the sew along … Continue reading

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Learn Appliqué – And Dress Up Any Garment

Learn how to replicate vintage details to take garments from simple to stunning. Use a pre-made or purchased camisole. Lace Appliqué Though lace appliqué is mainly used on wedding dresses and lingerie today, it’s a great way to dress up … Continue reading

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Learn Hemstitching For A Vintage Look

The hemstitch, often seen as a border on linen tablecloths and napkins and used as an heirloom sewing technique, is easy to complete using a sewing machine and a wing needle (1). The side “wings” on the needle push the … Continue reading

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