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Laurel Dress Sew Along, Week 1

In the October/November issue of Sew News, we took you inside the dynamic, inspiring workspace of Colette Patterns. Based in Portland, what started as a one-woman, kitchen-based company in 2009 has grown into a beloved pattern company. Known for its … Continue reading

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Departure Shift Dress Hack

This year, I’ve been keeping close tabs on my fabric and sewing pattern spending habits. Other than noticing that I spend A LOT (!!!!) on my hobby/habit, I’ve been trying to make smarter decisions about both: buying fabric prints and … Continue reading

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Sewing Room Nightmares: What’s Your Space Look Like? + Enter Into A Giveaway!

Sewing Room Nightmares My sewing room looks like a battle zone or a hoarder’s nightmare on a good day. Over the weekend I did manage to tidy it up, but it still looks like Godzilla went through it. I hear … Continue reading

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Technique in Focus: Flat-Fell Seams

Did you happen to catch this lovely ruffled collar shirt by Linda Reynolds in the latest issue of Sew News? The ruffle technique provides interest, dimension and loads of feminine style to the classic button-down. The blouse also employs some … Continue reading

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Inspiration Inside! Sew What You Love

Sew News Issue Review Have you picked up the latest Sew News? We’ve got it stuffed with all kinds of great advice, tutorials and free e-patterns.

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Cosplay Is So Much Fun

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Every September, there’s a local anime convention. Some friends of mine run the registration desk, and for many years I have been volunteering for them. This year the con was Labor Day weekend. While Registration can get very busy, there … Continue reading

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Up in Arms Blouse featuring Art Gallery Fabrics

Shortly after I started working for Sew News in March, I was looking through recent issues and spotted the Up in Arms Blouse (Feb/Mar 2016). I thought it was super cute, and it promptly went on my list of projects … Continue reading

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Canvas Pyramid Pillows

  At the end of summer I always feel like I want to update my home decor. When I saw this pattern from Stitch Spring 2015, I thought what a fun and simple way to do so.

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American Sewing Guild Conference 2016

A few weeks ago, I had the amazing opportunity to attend the American Sewing Guild Conference in Indianapolis. I had a wonderful time, learned a lot, and met some fantastic people.One of my instructions was to fill my day with … Continue reading

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Sew for Summer: June/July Sew News Preview

Now that summer’s finally here, we’re looking forward to all sorts of warm-weather fun. Lucky for us, we have the June/July issue of Sew News to help us out! Personally, I love to swim. Living in Colorado, I don’t get … Continue reading

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Pro tips for sewing high-end bags, purses and totes

Do you love sewing bags, purses and totes? Summer is the perfect time to hone your sewing skills. And the perfect time to make a few new bags for your collection! If you’re looking to do both, join expert instructor, designer … Continue reading

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Picking the Perfect Skirt for Your Body

With our April/May issue of Sew News, we celebrate the start of a new mini-series on finding the perfect fit for your body, with fit expert and Fit for Art Patterns (fitforartpatterns.com) Creative Director Rae Cumbie as your guide. The … Continue reading

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Winners Announced!

Hello, Wanted to announce the winners of the Craft Blog Hop and the garment sewing book pack. Be sure to check your emails and spam folder. If I don’t hear back within 30 days I’ll pick another winner. For the … Continue reading

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What To Sew Right Now + Find Out How I’m Doing With My NY Resolutions (Hint: Not Good)

I Can Resist Everything Except Temptation (Oscar Wilde) January is almost over. Did you stick to your sewing resolutions? Or, perhaps you crumbled like a day old cookie. If you did, you’re not alone. I think I made it eight … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Sewing List for 2016 + Find Out What’s New!

Just a few more days and 2016 will be here. My sewing plans for 2016 are rather modest. I plan on moving forward with the ball gown and have my pattern picked out, it’s a vintage Vogue from 1947. I … Continue reading

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Create Beautiful Images For Your Sewing, Craft & Fashion Blog! Get 7 Days of FREE Downloads!

I’ve always wanted to be a graphic artist. In my job as Online Editor for Sew Daily I have the opportunity to play around with images and graphic design programs as part of my job. It really is a fun … Continue reading

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Join The Reader Panel for Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery Magazines!

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our Sewing Reader Panel. By filling out this survey, you are consenting to receive periodic surveys regarding Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines. We will ask you about future cover … Continue reading

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