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Prom Night 2017 | Find Easy To Make Clutches + FREE Bow Tie Pattern

Prom season is around the corner in most parts of the country. Are you making a dress for yourself or someone you know? Here are a few accessory patterns to get you started, plus a bit of inspiration. Nothing is … Continue reading

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National Wear Red Day Is Today! + A Heart Healthy Giveaway!

This coming National Wear Red Day, Feb. 3, 2017, will mark 15 years since the initial National Wear Red Day, which was first observed to bring national attention to the fact that heart disease is the #1 killer of women, and to … Continue reading

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BIG News for Readers of Sew News!

Every Day We’re Hustling Things are really bustling in the Sew News editorial offices. If you’re a long-time subscriber of Sew News you’ll have noticed that over the years we’ve gone up and down in page count. It’s just part … Continue reading

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Tell Us What You Sewed This Past Year!

Making New Year’s Resolutions I always get excited for the end of the year. A new year is just around the corner and with it it brings new hope that I’ll finally get my stuff together. I had a number … Continue reading

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Couture Sewing + New Class From Kenneth D. King!

To Blessed To Be Stressed It’s getting closer! Miracles of miracles, I now have most of my handmade gift giving completed. This year, while I was driving cross country I knitted up three scarves to give to a few special … Continue reading

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Ultimate Sewing Wish List + A Giveaway!

Too Many Presents Under The Tree I find it more than amusing that no one in my household, when it comes time for gift giving, gives me any sewing related presents. None. I really can’t think of a Christmas or … Continue reading

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Veterans Day & Quilts of Valor

How do you celebrate Veterans Day? Do you go to parades? Maybe you shake a veterans hand and tell them ‘Thank you!’ Perhaps you make a quilt to be used by military veterans in their recovery? There is a wonderful … Continue reading

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Learn To Sew High Style Bags With Linda Lee

Anatomy of a Bag: Tips & Techniques for Sewing Bags, With Linda Lee. What You’ll Learn: An introduction to interesting materials to use for bags and bag components Techniques for installing zippers 3 different ways. How to line a bag … Continue reading

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Sew Spooky – our favorite handmade Halloween costumes!

Halloween is a favorite holiday here at the Sew News office. Read below to find out more about some of our favorite handmade Halloween costumes throughout the years. Happy Halloween from Sew News!

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September is National Sewing Month!

Most folks around here think every month is sewing month. But, it is nice to have an entire month with the spotlight on sewing. In celebration of NSM, all month long the editors of Sew News, Creative Machine Embroidery and … Continue reading

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American Sewing Guild Conference 2016

A few weeks ago, I had the amazing opportunity to attend the American Sewing Guild Conference in Indianapolis. I had a wonderful time, learned a lot, and met some fantastic people.One of my instructions was to fill my day with … Continue reading

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Read Katrina’s Top 5 Tips For Sewing Knits (Without a Serger!)

Everybody loves knits.  Everybody.  They’re soft, comfy, and super fashionable.  Whether your look is tailored, sporty, or feminine – there’s a knit fashion for that!  Every year new fiber and knit stitch combinations make their debut for even more fabulous … Continue reading

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Common Threads 2016

I was the lucky “chosen one” to attend this year’s Baby Lock Common Threads event. And boy the hype did not disappoint! For those of you who do not know about the Common Threads event, it is a place where … Continue reading

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Tell Me Your Bra Wearing Pet Peeves + Enter To Win A Lingerie Project E-book

In the past I didn’t really think too much about making my own lingerie or bras. I just excepted itchy, pokey and ill-fitting bras. But no more! I’m dipping my toe into the bra making fun that I see all … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: A Bra That Fits with Monica Bravo

This might be TMI, but I have a lot of problems finding bras that fit. For one thing, my cup size falls halfway between A and B, so As are always a little small and Bs are always a little … Continue reading

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HOME DECORATING MADE EASY WITH PAM DAMOUR

Pam Damour, known as the Decorating Diva, is an interior designer that has been beautifying homes for over 30 years. Pam has written several top selling home decorating books, has taught world-wide through in-person classes, DVD’s as well as online … Continue reading

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Islander Sewing Systems Certification Course

Islander Sewing Systems Certification Course brought to you by Sew News and hosted by Craft U. This course will run from October 15th through January 22, 2017. You may be asking yourself, “What will I get out of the Islander … Continue reading

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