Category Archives: Holidays

DIY July 4th Crafts, Projects and Inspiration

Get ready for July 4 with these great project ideas! July 4 will be here before we know it! So it’s time to start decorating with all things red, white and blue. I love to involve my kids in the … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Us to You!

We hope you were able to get your handmade gifts sewn, wrapped and shipped in time this year. Now it’s time to relax and enjoy your friends and family, indulge in some great food and drink, and reflect on 2017. … Continue reading

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Embroidery Hoop Place Cards

We hope you’re on your way to having a handmade holiday! We thought these mini embroidery hoops made the cutest place cards, so we’ll be adding them as a little personal touch to our holiday tables. The package comes with … Continue reading

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Pajamas To Sew & Give

Sew a pair of pajama pants for each member of your family this holiday season! Holiday-themed jammies make cute photo ops for cards, but you can also use other fabric prints, including licensed fleece or flannels that have favorite sports … Continue reading

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10 Kid Gift Ideas to Spark Sewing Interest

It’s difficult to tell what’s going to inspire kids to want to start sewing. Is it a fancy machine with lots of functions, built-in stitches and a computer screen? Is it a project idea he/she wants to make? Is it … Continue reading

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Gifts For People Who Sew

People who sew love receiving small (or large!) gifts that showcase their love of sewing. Here is a collection of sewing notions and items that any sewist, seamstress, crafter or quilter would love to receive as a gift, and they’re all under $30.00! Sew … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar 2017 – Freebies & Inspiration

Are you ready to start counting down to Christmas? The “Circle of Joy” project from the December 2017/January 2018 issue of Sew News is a great and uniquely fun way to do that! This advent wreath is made from cotton … Continue reading

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Easy Sew Holiday Stockings

Thanksgiving’s over, which means it’s time to get out the Christmas decorations! I love decorating the Christmas tree, then putting the final touch to the room by hanging the stockings by the fireplace. In my house, the stockings are knit … Continue reading

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Gift Tags For Those That Sew – Free Printables!

You’ve spent hours, maybe even days on your handmade gift. The last thing you want to add is a skimpy mass produced, run-of-the-mill gift tag. At Sew News we know all the hard work you put into sewing and making … Continue reading

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Easy Sewing Project For Thanksgiving: Pilgrim Hat Place Cards

Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving in a traditional or modern way, with the good china or fiesta ware, you’re likely setting a table for the feast. And even if the feast isn’t in your own home, making place cards that look … Continue reading

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Tired of Boring Gifts? We’ve Got Fresh Ideas for Gift Giving

Halloween is my mental block, friends! As soon as it’s over though (and all the handmade costumes are put away until next year), I start my yearly holiday panic. What to make, what to purchase, all those teachers!?!? I’m always … Continue reading

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Sewing Plans For Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend’s almost here (for us in the USA and Canada at least)! I always look forward to this particular weekend not because of the extra day off (though that’s great, don’t get me wrong), but because every year … Continue reading

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Felt for the Holidays!

This past weekend I had the joy of making my husband and I new stockings! I couldn’t resist the Heidi Boyd Sew with Me Reindeer and Santa stockings. The wool used to create these stockings had to be some of … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday

Click, click, SCORE (a deal)! How many of you are taking part in Cyber Monday today? I am sure I will take a look at some of my favorite sites to see what they are offering, after work hours of … Continue reading

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Tis the season….Easy Sew, Low Sew Handmade Holiday Decorations

…to suddenly realize Christmas is only 7 weeks away, freak out, then develop a crafting action plan. Whether you’re in full-on holiday gift-making mode or, like me, eating the leftover Halloween candy and just starting to think about Christmas, holiday … Continue reading

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Tilda Homemade & Happy Book Giveaway!

I love the Off The Shelf column in Sew News. Every issue we call out to fabulous book finds like Tilda’s Homemade & Happy by Tone Finnanger. The projects and images in Tilda Homemade & Happy will inspire you with … Continue reading

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Welcome fall – the Oct/Nov 2015 issue of Sew News!

Here in Colorado, it’s still quite warm but you can definitely feel fall moving in: cool evenings and cooler mornings hint at things to come. The October/November 2015 issue of Sew News can help you get ready for the coming … Continue reading

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