Category Archives: Uncategorized

Holiday Parties, Sequins & Sheers: New Issue of Sew News is here (and full of hacks!)

The December 18/January 19 issue of Sew News is fondly referred to (around here!) as the holiday hack issue! Seriously, this issue is big and beefy and inspiring, especially if you’re in the mood for a little #sewfrosting. But don’t … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Events, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

And the Winner of the My Doll, My Style Giveaway Is…

Peggy K! Congratulations, Peggy! We’ll be in touch soon so we can get your prize in the mail to you. If you didn’t win this time but are still interested in the book, you can find My Doll, My Style … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Tips for Fitting a Raglan Sleeve

By fit expert Rae Cumbie There are many fitting points to evaluate when fitting a raglan sleeve. Because the sleeve forms a section of the front and back, neckline and shoulders, it’s necessary to consider all these elements in addition … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

And the winner of the Flossie Teacups’ Guide to English Paper Piecing Giveaway is…

Joni! Congratulations, Joni! We’ll be in touch soon so we can get your prize in the mail to you. If you didn’t win this time but are still interested in the book, you can find Flossie Teacups’ Guide to English … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

And the Winner of the Fat Quarter Home Giveaway Is…

Patty P! Congratulations, Patty! We’ll be in touch soon so we can get your prize in the mail to you. If you didn’t win this time but are still interested in the book, you can find Fat Quarter Home at … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

And the Winner of the Coloring with Thread Giveaway Is…

Marie! Congratulations, Marie! We’ll be in touch soon so we can get your prize in the mail to you. If you didn’t win this time but are still interested in the book, you can find Coloring with Thread at shopsewitall.com. … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Sketch to Sew: Using a Bullet Journal with Ho Mei of Arrow Mountain

This month, we’ve been exploring fashion sketching and how to utilize it effectively as part of your sewing practice. For our next Sketch to Sew feature, we chatted with Ho Mei of @arrowmountain and Arrow Mountain on Etsy (the most amazing … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Fashion, Uncategorized | Comments Off

And the winner of the Crafting for Cat Ladies giveaway is…

Jean! Congratulations, Jean! We’ll be in touch soon so we can get your prize in the mail to you. If you didn’t win this time but are still interested in the book, you can find Crafting for Cat Ladies at larkcrafts.com. … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

2018 Sewing Goals – Assistant Editor, Jessica Ziebarth

Happy New Year! This year I am looking forward to sewing more for myself. I seem to always get caught up in mending something for someone, making gifts for friends and family or sewing up a project for work. Though … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

And the Winner of the Stylish Wraps Giveaway Is…

Joanne S! Congratulations, Joanne! We’ll be in touch soon so we can get your prize in the mail to you. If you didn’t win this time but are  interested in purchasing the book, you can find Stylish Wraps at tuttlepublishing.com. … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Book Giveaways, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Beatrix Top Sew Along, week 2: Bust Dart Adjustments

Welcome to week 2 of our Beatrix Top Sew Along! Last week, we discussed the many fabric options for this blouse. This week, we’re taking a closer look at bust darts. Let’s get rolling! For a basic blouse like this, … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Sew Along Beatrix Top, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

And the Winner of the Wise Craft Quilts Giveaway Is…

Cheryl! Congratulations, Cheryl! We’ll be in touch soon so we can get your prize in the mail to you. If you didn’t win this time but are still interested in the book, you can find Wise Craft Quilts at roostbooks.com. … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Book Giveaways, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off

Sew it All 11: Walking on Sunset Knit Dress Pattern

Have you grabbed your copy of Sew it All Volume 11 yet? I mentioned that a few projects have jumped to the top of my to-sew list. The Walking on Sunset Dress Pattern by Charise Randell did just that! We … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Tip of the Week

Floss Fix Instead of using a basting stitch to create ruffles, zigzag stitch on the widest setting over dental floss or cording. Push the fabric down the cording to create easy ruffles without straining your hands.

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | 10 Comments

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

Share
Posted in Costumes, Holidays, Sew It All, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Linden Sweatshirt Sew Along, week 3: Installing the Neckband

Welcome to week 3 of the Linden Sew Along. If you’ve already cut your fabric and sewn the sleeve edges and the side seams, you are just a few simple steps from the finish line, friends! Today we’re discussing bands: neckbands, sleeve bands … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Sew Along Linden Sweatshirt, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Sew it All, Volume 11 is here!

It’s time to finally let the cat out of the (cute handmade) bag: Sew it All Volume 11 has landed! Hardworking wardrobe basics, plus all kinds of bags, accessories, simple gifts, home decor and more to fill out your fall … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off