Author Archives: Kate

Advent Calendar 2017 – Freebies & Inspiration

Are you ready to start counting down to Christmas? The “Circle of Joy” project from the December 2017/January 2018 issue of Sew News is a great and uniquely fun way to do that! This advent wreath is made from cotton … Continue reading

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Easy Sew Holiday Stockings

Thanksgiving’s over, which means it’s time to get out the Christmas decorations! I love decorating the Christmas tree, then putting the final touch to the room by hanging the stockings by the fireplace. In my house, the stockings are knit … Continue reading

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Easy Sewing Project + Great Gift For Kids

I fell in love with this project from Sew It All Volume 11 the first time I saw it. Something about the covered buttons as checkers just spoke to me, and I just knew I would eventually make it for … Continue reading

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Sewing Wool for Winter

As the weather get chillier and we move into winter proper, my thoughts turn to sewing something to keep me warm… and that means sewing with wool. Wool is naturally insulating and, like most natural fibers, is easy to sew; … Continue reading

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And the Winner of the Wise Craft Quilts Giveaway Is…

Cheryl! Congratulations, Cheryl! We’ll be in touch soon so we can get your prize in the mail to you. If you didn’t win this time but are still interested in the book, you can find Wise Craft Quilts at roostbooks.com. … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Wise Craft Quilts by Blair Stocker

It’s giveaway time! We’re giving away a copy of Wise Craft Quilts by Blair Stocker, as seen in the October/November 2017 issue of Sew News: In Wise Craft Quilts, celebrated quilt designer and crafter Blair Stocker shares ways to use … Continue reading

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Dante Basco Talks With Sew News On Cosplay & More!

Now that it’s October, we’re thinking about costumes (of course!). While a lot of people do their costume sewing at this time of year only, some people are thinking about costumes year-round. That’s how cosplayers tend to think — they plan … Continue reading

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