Category Archives: Tutorials

6 Easy Mother’s Day Gifts to Make

Mother’s Day is coming up this Sunday, May 15! What better way to show Mom you care than by making her a gift by hand? Flowers are always a welcome sight on Mother’s Day, but I think being able to … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Rhonda Buss! Check in every Tuesday through May for a Tutorial!

Starting Tuesday, May 7th, I will be doing a weekly post for Sew News.  Each and every Tuesday in May, I will be showing you how to draft a different collar. In order for you to be able to follow … Continue reading

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National Serger Month – Make a Knit Hat!

Happy April! Happy National Serger Month! Here’s a quick and easy knit cap you can make with your serger (and a wee bit of stitching on your sewing machine) in just a few hours. I love knit caps because they … Continue reading

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National Serger Month: Rolled Hem Tips

We’re celebrating the first-ever National Serger Month all throughout April, sharing tips, techniques and tutorials to help you get the most out of your serger. Most sewists know that sergers are a great tool for finishing seams, but they have … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Infinity Scarf Sewing Tutorial

Tomorrow I’m headed to Schaumburgh, IL for the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, where I’ll be stitching up a storm with everyone in the Make-It Center! One of the projects we’ll be making is this very fun and very simple … Continue reading

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A Tutorial On Drafting The Circular Skirt – The Easy Way – From Rhonda Buss

As you move out of the beginner sewing phase, your mind will start collecting all of these wonderful ideas of garments to sew. One of my all time favorite garments is a full skirt. Full skirts are so glamorous to … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Last-Minute Handmade Valentines!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Have you sewed up treats for the special people in your life? At the very last minute, I decided I wanted to make something easy and cute for my sisters and two best friends. Luckily, I came … Continue reading

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