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!

Veterans Day & Quilts of Valor

How do you celebrate Veterans Day? Do you go to parades? Maybe you shake a veterans hand and tell them ‘Thank you!’ Perhaps you make a quilt to be used by military veterans in their recovery? There is a wonderful … Continue reading

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Ginger Jean Sew Along: Week 4 Finishing Touches!

Here is the final installment of the Ginger Jean Sew Along! Yay, you made it! And, now you have a wonderful pair of skinny jeans ( or you will shortly). If you haven’t started to sew the pant, when you … Continue reading

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Learn To Sew High Style Bags With Linda Lee

Anatomy of a Bag: Tips & Techniques for Sewing Bags, With Linda Lee. What You’ll Learn: An introduction to interesting materials to use for bags and bag components Techniques for installing zippers 3 different ways. How to line a bag … Continue reading

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Ginger Jean Sew Along: Week 3 Construction + Flat Felled Seams

Back at the Ginger Jean Sew Along where we are continuing our construction phase of the Ginger Jean sew along. We’re almost finishing up. How are you jeans coming along? If you have any questions please leave them for Rhonda … 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 shopsewitall.com,  it’s easy to catch up! And click here for … Continue reading

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Ginger Jean Sew Along: Week 2 Construction

We are on our way to a perfect pair of pants. Have you started sewing the Ginger Jeans yet? If you have any questions don’t hesitate to leave a question here on the blog. These jeans are easy to sew, … 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! Anyone who has tackled making pants knows first hand the difficulty lies in fitting. It will be most helpful to make a fitting sample of the Clover … Continue reading

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