Category Archives: Free Stuff Friday

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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Creating Your Signature Style With Free Stuff Friday

Hope everyone is able to take a long summer weekend to celebrate Fourth of July.  We are now firmly in summer!  If you are sweltering in your sewing studio and need some easy and quick projects get inspired by Signature … Continue reading

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Handmade Hostess Winner

For Free Stuff Friday we had the book Handmade Hostess up for our weekly giveaway. A lovely book indeed with great ideas for making parties sweeter with handmade touches. And, on to the winner!  Maddie M has won the book … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday –

Summer is always a great time to throw a little party or fancy soiree.  One way to make it even more special is by making special handmade touches beyond the handmade invite. The book Handmade Hostess has over 35 beautiful … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Winners Announced!

Well, I was hoping that no one would care for this giveaway and I could keep the books.  Alas, there are many out there who love sewing vintage, old patterns and who would love these books as much as I … Continue reading

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