Category Archives: Events

UnFinished Objects: Tips For Taming Your UFO Pile

In honor of World UFO Day read on for tips and tricks to tame your UFO pile. If you’re one of those types of sewists that starts and finishes every project before moving on to the next, this post probably … Continue reading

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Common Threads 2018 Recap

For the past five years, Baby Lock has held its Common Threads event in June, bringing together bloggers, editors and industry insiders who share a love of sewing, quilting and/or embroidery. This year, I was lucky enough to be the Sew … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gift of a Lifetime!

Take your mom/daughter to Italy—a great Mother’s Day gift! Have you heard? Ellen March, Sew News content director and Sew it All TV host is going to Italy on a fashion tour with BurdaStyle’s Meg Healy this fall. And you … Continue reading

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National Serger Month – Learn About The Right Thread Choice

If you’re new to serging or looking to expand your serging skills, a basic understanding of serger threads is a must. From shimmer to stretch, each thread type serves a particular purpose based on its content, strength, decorative qualities and other properties. … Continue reading

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14th Annual Denver Paper Fashion Show 2018

Denver Paper Fashion Show, an event you can’t miss! For the past 14 years Denver talent has shown what it can do with paper and scissors. Making gorgeous, out-of-this-world creations, all using paper. The Paper Fashion Show in years past … Continue reading

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Celebrate Barbie’s 59th Birthday – Share Your Stories With Us!

March 9, 2018 marks Barbie’s 59th birthday! By Sew News columnist Abby Glassenberg Excerpted from Sew News February/March 2018 Many sewists got their start sewing for a favorite doll. For many people, that first favorite doll was a Barbie. Columnist Abby Glassenberg … Continue reading

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2018 Figure Skating Costumes

2018 Winter Games–Costumes & Revelry  We’re in the throes of Olympics fever with ever-present goosebumps as we watch the events unfold each day. The athletes’ backstories, the extravagant costumes, the audience reactions, the celebrations–it’s awe-inspiring. The hope, pride, joy (and … Continue reading

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Take the 10×10 Wardrobe Fashion Challenge

Do you want to get more wear out of your handmade garments? Do you feel lost or bored with what hangs in your closet? The 10×10 wardrobe challenge might be just the thing to re-inspire your wardrobe. By Delphine Colbeau … Continue reading

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Sports And Crafts: How To Do Both At The Same Time

For me personally, February being National Embroidery Month is incredibly appropriate. There are a lot of things happening this month that I associate embroidery with. For example, when I was a kid, my parents watched the local team’s football game … Continue reading

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January is Hot Tea Month! Celebrate In Style

January is the perfect time of year for sipping hot beverages, which is probably why it was chosen to be hot tea month. Not only is hot tea delicious, but it’s also a great excuse to stitch up cute tea … Continue reading

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Need A Warm Hat This Weekend?

Do you need a hat for marching around town this weekend? I’m planning to sew up a few, we’re having record cold temps. I made a similar hat in a light weight knit last year, so I decided to sew … Continue reading

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Learn How To Sew in 2018! Introduction to Sewing Is Now Available

We have a great beginning sewing courses happening right now. If you’re a new sewer or know someone who is interested in learning to sew this is the online class for you.  Ask yourself these questions:

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New Years (Sewing) Resolutions for 2018 – Amanda’s Picks!

This week, the Sew News editorial staff will be sharing their sewing goals for 2018. I’ll go first! Friends, I sewed somewhere in the neighborhood of 65 garments this year. In that number, there’s a good mix of gifts (for … Continue reading

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Holiday sewing inspiration with Sew News December/January issue!

Okay, I know last month I said Oct/Nov was my favorite…but I’m also absolutely loving the December 2017/January 2018 issue! Each year, our goal is to provide a good mix of holiday décor, quick gifts and festive (fancy!) party looks. … 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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10 Sewing Retreats To Go To Plan For Now!

  If you’ve never been to a sewing retreat, now is the time to investigate your options! There are so many different types of events, each of them with their own perks. Whether you’re looking for a more intimate experience … Continue reading

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Pants Review: Butterick 5893

 The month of October we’re celebrating Pants Month. We’ll have tips and tricks for making pants of your own. As well as reviews from all the editors of Sew News on their favorite pant patterns. Next is Jill with her … Continue reading

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