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!

Sew Chic Valentine Slip Sew Along Part 2 Construction and Bust Adjustments

This week we will begin preparing our slip pattern from the Sew Chic Valentine Slip pattern. The first thing to keep in mind as you prepare your pattern, is the length of the slip. The pattern is designed to hit … Continue reading

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Sew Chic Valentine Slip Sew Along Part 1 – Fabric Choices

Many think that slips have gone the way of the dinosaur, but if you enjoy wearing skirts and dresses, a slip is a must, especially if the garment is not lined. A slip will give you the the added layer … Continue reading

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What do you really really want for V-Day? We’ve got some ideas!

I’m not a huge fan of chocolate. I really could take it or leave it. For Valentine’s my wish list is less about box of chocolates and assorted candy but more like yards of fabulous fabric, delicious sewing patterns, notions … Continue reading

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See what’s in the latest Sew News magazine

Maybe because it’s a celebration and all with cake, but this latest Sew New issue is one of our favorites. Don’t miss out on this celebratory issue! I’ll give you a peek inside of what we have going on to … Continue reading

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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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