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!

Happy National Sewing Month! Why Do You Love To Sew?

Happy National Sewing Month! Did you know that this is a month set aside by Ronald Regan back in the 80′s to recognize the importance of the home sewer in America? We love this time of year for obvious reasons. … Continue reading

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August Sew Along Is The Linden Sweatshirt!

Meet the modern sweatshirt. With raglan sleeves and a relaxed fit, the Linden Sweatshirt pattern by Grainline Studio features two views: a classic sweatshirt with long cuffed sleeves and ahem band and a short sleeve T-shirt version. Recommended fabrics include … Continue reading

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Sundress Week: Jill’s Recommendations

I do have a few opinions on what makes a great sundress. Sundresses should be comfortable. If you’re dealing with a high heat situation you do not want to be wearing an tight fitting, pinchy dress. Comfort is on the … Continue reading

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Creating Couture Embellishment: A Review & Giveaway

One of my goals in my personal sewing game is to slow down and enjoy the process. Sometimes when I start a project I’m so focused on finishing it and wearing it that I lose sight of opportunities to take … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Sundresses Of The Season!

Nothing spells summer like a sweet sundress. When the weather turns hot, sundresses are the only way to go. How do you define a sundress? Do you think easy to make, easy to wear, easy to style, something that shows … Continue reading

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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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