Author Archives: Jessica Ziebarth

Meet the Maker: Dana Willard of Made Everyday

Dana Willard is an author, designer, photographer and the bright personality behind the MADE Everyday blog and YouTube channel. Her latest fabric collection, Day Trip for Art Gallery Fabrics, takes you on a colorful adventure through fields of cacti, bluebonnets … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Sara Johansen

Sara Johansen is a wife, mom to two little ones, BERNINA Ambassador, and creative innovator in-between. Basically, fashion forward sewing is her thing. Learn more about Sara at or @thesaraproject_.

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High-End Hack: Pearl Hem Pant Styling

Styling embellished denim can be more difficult than the making of them. I’ve created 10 different looks using the Pearl Hem Pants that were featured in the Feb/Mar 2018 issue of Sew News‘ “High-End Hack” column. I was able to … Continue reading

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High-End Hack: Pearl Hem Pant Tutorial

Pearl Hem Pants Embellished denim is everywhere and adorned with everything, including pearls, gems and embroidery. Begin with a pair of ready-made jeans and easily create your own designer denim without breaking the bank. Follow these simple step-by-step photos to … Continue reading

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2018 Sewing Goals – Assistant Editor, Jessica Ziebarth

Happy New Year! This year I am looking forward to sewing more for myself. I seem to always get caught up in mending something for someone, making gifts for friends and family or sewing up a project for work. Though … Continue reading

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Sewing Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week: We have our tip of the week! Will this tip make your sewing life easier? If you have any sewing tips or ideas let us know! NEEDLE BOX … Email your tips to and your … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week

Floss Fix Instead of using a basting stitch to create ruffles, zigzag stitch on the widest setting over dental floss or cording. Push the fabric down the cording to create easy ruffles without straining your hands.

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