Author Archives: Nicki

Attend The Sewing Party online classes Live + get 30 bonus classes!

I’m super excited to attend The Sewing Party on November 8, the first ever online-all-day sewing and crafting event in the U.S.! The Sewing Party offers a fun-filled day of sewing immersion in more than 30 interactive, fun and innovative classes … Continue reading

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Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways Day 3: Win a Bag Pattern from The Sewing Workshop!

Happy Monday sewing world! That is not an oxymoron, because this Monday we have another prize giveaway for you! In case you’re just joining us, Sew it All TV Season 8 begins airing on PBS stations nationwide at the end … Continue reading

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Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways – Day 1: Win a patternmaking DVD!

Hello sewing enthusiasts! Sew it All TV season 8 begins airing on PBS at the end of September, and we’re really excited to bring you new guests, sewing projects, tips and techniques! So, to celebrate, we’re giving away a prize a day for the next … Continue reading

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First Glance/Second Look: Quilts from the Denver Art Museum Collection

The Denver Art Museum has combined quilts from their archives with recent acquisitions and created a beautiful new collection, on exhibit now. We love anything having to do with fabric and thread, and this exhibit was no exception. More than … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Bras – Pattern Giveaway!

Happy Wednesday sewists! We love giving things away, and we know you love winning things, so today we’re giving away 5 bra patterns from Kwik Sew, Bravo Bella and Pin-Up Girls! We taught you all about making your own bras … Continue reading

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Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways, Day 13: Win a Season 6 DVD!

It’s Monday. But don’t worry, we’re giving away another prize! In case you’re just joining us, we’ve been giving away a prize a day for the past 13 days to celebrate Sew it All TV season 7 airing on PBS … Continue reading

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Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways Day 12: Win 3 patterns from The Cottage Mama!

Happy Friday sewists! Are you looking for inspiration for your weekend sewing adventures? Look no further. Get full instructions and patterns for ALL past episodes of Sew it All TV at sewitalltv.com! Don’t forget to check back on the site … Continue reading

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Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways: Win a skirt sewing book!

Hello sewing people! Sew it All TV season 7 begins airing on PBS at the end of March, and we’re really excited to bring you new guests, sewing projects, tips and techniques! So, to celebrate, we’re giving away a prize … Continue reading

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Crib Skirt Tutorial

Making a crib skirt is the perfect opportunity to add some handmade touches to a nursery. A crib skirt can be as complex or simple as you want. It’s really just four rectangles of fabric. I added box pleats to … Continue reading

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Maternity Sewing

If you watched the Golden Globes on Sunday, you may have noticed the glowing pregnant beauties walking the red carpet. Kerry Washington sported a beautiful cream gown by Balenciaga and called her bump her “little accessory.” The lovely Olivia Wilde … Continue reading

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