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!

Details on Downton Abbey + a Peek at new Fabric Collection!

Do we have any Downton Abbey fans in the house? Oh my, I must confess that when I watch this series my eyes wander and I get lost in the costumes and not so much the dialogue. George Clooney will … Continue reading

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Clover Pant Sew Along Week 3: Construction +Invisible Zipper Insertion

We’re rounding the corner to the Clover Pant Sew Along.  Now in week 3, it’s all about construction. If you are late to the sew along,  purchase a pattern  at,  it’s easy to catch up! Below are a few … Continue reading

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Learn Nancy Zieman’s top 25 Tips for Quilting! Live Webcast September 13, 2014

 If you are new to quilting Sew News has a wonderful opportunity for you to learn from the best. Nancy Zieman is conducting a live webcast on September 13, 2014 and she’ll discuss her 25 top quilting tips and techniques. … Continue reading

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Week 2 of the Clover Pant Sew Along – Fitting Issues

Glad you are joining us for the Clover Pant Sew Along week 2! As you may know it’s National Sewing Month all through September, and what a perfect way to celebrate than making a pair of awesome pants. Anyone who … Continue reading

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Free Preview Weekend on Craft Daily! September 4-7th

If you are new to online sewing, craft and quilting videos now is your chance to see what all the fuss is about and it’s FREE (for a limited time ). Craft Daily is having a FREE Preview Weekend! Here … Continue reading

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Join along & be entered to win the Clover Pant pattern from Colette Patterns!

As you may know our Clover Pant Sew Along is under way. But, there is still time to join along and sew up a great pair of pants. You can purchase your Clover Pant pattern here at We have … Continue reading

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Week 1 of the Clover Pant Sew Along – Pattern Prep & Fabric Choices

So excited to start the Clover Pant sew along. The Clover Pant is featured in the Aug/Sept issue of Sew News, now on newsstands. Or you can pick up a  digital or print copy at If you need any … Continue reading

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Sew It All 13 Days of Giveaways Day 13 – A Chance to win 4 Patterns from Lucy Blaire Handmade!

Here we are at the end of 13 Days of Giveaways, we hope you have enjoyed getting sneak peeks at the upcoming season. Let’s preview an upcoming episode. Episode 807 is with Lucy Blair. Lucy will show tips and tricks … Continue reading

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Sew Cute To Carry!

I don’t know many people who don’t love to sew bags. They’re generally easy, no fitting involved and who couldn’t use another bag? I use mine for knitting, books, extra junk that doesn’t fit in my purse and on and … Continue reading

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Labor Day Sale!

We’ve got a big sale going on now through September 2! Free U.S. shipping and handling on orders of $10.00 or more! Use promo code SIALBR14 Check out these sewing tools and notions all for under 10 bucks! Adorable Ducky … Continue reading

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