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!

Pretty Options for Plus + Curvy Size (And A Giveaway!)

In our latest issue we have two sew alongs. One happened in January,  the Clare Coat from Closet Case Files. You can access all the posts for this sew along any time. The second sew along is with Jenny Rushmore … Continue reading

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National Wear Red Day Is Today! + A Heart Healthy Giveaway!

This coming National Wear Red Day, Feb. 3, 2017, will mark 15 years since the initial National Wear Red Day, which was first observed to bring national attention to the fact that heart disease is the #1 killer of women, and to … Continue reading

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BIG News for Readers of Sew News!

Every Day We’re Hustling Things are really bustling in the Sew News editorial offices. If you’re a long-time subscriber of Sew News you’ll have noticed that over the years we’ve gone up and down in page count. It’s just part … Continue reading

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Islander Cape Sew Along: Week 3 Finishing Details

Final week of the Islander Cape Sew Along! We would all love to see your final cape. Let me know if you have completed it and I will post on our Facebook page. This installment is all about the finishing … Continue reading

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Check Out Our New Issue! Plus Freebies!

We have a new issue hitting newsstand on January 15. We’re so excited for this issue with its new columns, fantastic new projects and shiny new faces and plus, all your favorites too. Here’s a sneak peek into our next … Continue reading

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Islander Cape Sew Along: Week 2 Construction + Pocket Details

We are back at it! Everyone here is ready to get sewing for 2017! Are you working on the cape? If so, you’re almost finished and the end result will be a lovely and wearable cape. Let’s have Rhonda show … Continue reading

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Tell Us What You Sewed This Past Year!

Making New Year’s Resolutions I always get excited for the end of the year. A new year is just around the corner and with it it brings new hope that I’ll finally get my stuff together. I had a number … Continue reading

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