Category Archives: Free Stuff Friday

Easy Halloween costumes for kids (and adults!)

It’s that time of year again, Halloween. I love Halloween. I like to go to thrift stores and vintage clothing stores to find inspiration. I will often times refashion something but rarely make a costume from scratch. If you are … Continue reading

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Get your wardobe in Shape Shape – Making garments to wear multiple ways

I love the minimalist designs of Natsuno Hiraiwa. She makes garments that can be worn in multiple ways by using draping, twisting and folding to create different looks from a single garment. At first look it seems a little intimidating, … Continue reading

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Fun with the Fuse Creativity System by Fiskars

I was lucky enough to get the Fiskars Fuse Creativity System to check it out and do a little test drive.  Fuse Creativity System is a die-cut/letterpress system that will let you cut and emboss a wide variety of materials … Continue reading

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Make Things for National Sewing Month

Since it is National Sewing Month, I’m sure sewing is on the brain. What are your favroite things to make? I love sewing dresses and skirts, if I had to choose. But, really I just love sewing. So let me … Continue reading

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September is National Sewing Month

I’m sure you’ve heard that September is National Sewing Month! What better way to celebrate doing what we love then by teaching someone how to sew. For Free Stuff Friday the book Sewing For Children by Emma Hardy is up … Continue reading

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Sew News Flickr Group!

Great News! With the newly created Flickr Sew News Reader’s Projects Group I get the chance to see what everyone is sewing! Join the Flickr group here and start posting your photos, ask a question and get inspired by what … Continue reading

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Sewing News For Monday

American Sewing Guild Conference is going on this week in Washington D.C. Here is a link to the ASG site, hope to see you there! For those lucky ones heading to Paris, be sure to check out this exhibit at … Continue reading

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Royal Baby Fever!

Did you know that the gown that will be used for the christening of the new royal baby is steeped in tradition? Of course it is, we’re dealing with the British Monarchy here. No ordinary christening gown bought at the … Continue reading

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Aprons Galore For Free Stuff Friday!

Whenever I think of aprons I always think of good things.  Like my grandmother baking, or making a mess in the craft room.  For this Free Stuff Friday the book The Best Apron Book Ever edited by Julie Johnson is … Continue reading

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Create Your Signature Style Winner

Hope everyone had a long summer weekend to sew and of course to be with family.  I  completely reorganized my sewing room, inspired by upcoming tips in the latest Sew News Aug/Sept issue! Last week I asked what your favorite … Continue reading

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