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And the Winner of the Sew4Home Bags and Totes Giveaway Is…

Mary! Congratulations, Mary! 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 Sew4Home Bags and Totes at … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Sew4Home Bags and Totes

It’s giveaway time! We’re giving away a copy of Sew4Home Bags and Totes by Liz Johnson and Anne Adams, as seen in the April/May 2017 issue of Sew News: Create one-of-a-kind ways to stow your stuff, then get ready to … Continue reading

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Sergers in the Costume Shop

As you may or may not know, I began my sewing life in theatrical costuming. I learned to sew in my university costume shop, and worked for several years in a professional shop after I had my degree. For National … Continue reading

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Perfect Fit: How to Find the Apex with Joi Mahon

The apex is a key location for pattern making, flat patterning, draping and adjusting a pattern for a custom fit. When you learn flat-pattern design, the apex is the starting point for rotating darts and creating any garment pattern you … Continue reading

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And the Winner of the Modern Machine Embroidery Giveaway Is…

Kathy E! Congratulations, Kathy! 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 Modern Machine Embroidery at interweave.com. Look … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Modern Machine Embroidery by Lisa Archer

It’s giveaway time! We’re giving away a copy of Modern Machine Embroidery by Lisa Archer, as seen in the February/March 2017 issue of Sew News: Need to know the ins and outs of successful machine embroidery?  This new machine embroidery … Continue reading

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Sewing the Gallery Tunic

Did you read our Gallery Tunic Sew-Along back in August? Even though I was the one who posted it, I wasn’t the one who sewed the sample garment. I have to admit, though, as I cleaned up the text and … Continue reading

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