Gallery Tunic Sew Along Day 1: Fabric

Welcome to the Gallery Tunic Sew-Along! This lovely pattern by Liesl Gibson is comfortable, easy to sew and versatile enough that you’ll want to make one—or more than one—to suit every month of the year.

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The Gallery Tunic Pattern

If you don’t have your pattern yet, there’s still time! We’re talking about fabric selection today, and we’ll be back on Friday to start the actual sewing. Find the pattern at shopsewitall.com. Or pick up a Gallery Tunic kit, which not only has the pattern, but comes with 3 1/2 yards (the perfect amount to make the tunic) of the gorgeous cotton lawn that Liesl Gibson designed for Robert Kaufman Fabrics. Continue reading

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Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery Preview 7

Hello everyone. We are excited about the latest launch of a new machine embroidery series. This 26 episode series teaches and inspires both new and experienced machine embroiderers to get the most out of their machine investment and create beautiful embroidered projects.

Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery will guide you through a variety of topics including:

  • different types of embroidery designs
  • stabilizers and threads that are available
  • how to embroider on ready-made-projects
  • embroidering on difficult fabrics
  • the basics of embroidery software, and so much more.

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This series is great for those that sew garments, quilts and/or crafts. As long as you have an embroidery machine and you want to learn all there is to it, you’re all set! Just sit back and find out how fun machine embroidery can be.

Episode 7 is all about applique designs. This episode will tell you exactly what they are and how to use them in embroidery projects.

Watch a quick preview of Episode 7 of Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery.

Screen Shot 2016 07 11 at 12.42.22 PM Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery Preview 7You can purchase this as a subscription to QNNtv.com or purchase the entire series (26 episodes) here for 24.99

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Missed Taking An Online Class? Check Out The Latest On-Demand Webinars

If you missed a live webinar recently you can view the On-Demand webinar at any time.

Here’s a few that have run live webinars, but are now available On-Demand. Just download and watch and listen any time! Click on the image for more information.

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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 classes—what a burden, right?

I started off my Friday with a class on working with patterning software with Susan Lazear of Cochenille Design Studio. Susan coded her Garment Designer Software herself, and it looks so cool! I’m hoping to get an opportunity to play with it one of these days. Continue reading

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Save These Tips For Working With Knits

A Knack for Knits

Lately, I’ve been sewing with a lot of silks and silkys. Must be due to the weather. As this summer flies by, fall will be right around the corner. Most likely I’ll trade my silk fabrics in for toasty knits.

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I love sewing with knits, they really are one of the easiest most forgiving fabrics around. Sure, there are a few that can be prickly to work with. Continue reading

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Read Katrina’s Top 5 Tips For Sewing Knits (Without a Serger!)

Everybody loves knits.  Everybody.  They’re soft, comfy, and super fashionable.  Whether your look is tailored, sporty, or feminine – there’s a knit fashion for that!  Every year new fiber and knit stitch combinations make their debut for even more fabulous options.

 Read Katrinas Top 5 Tips For Sewing Knits (Without a Serger!)

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How To Achieve Great Fitting Garments At Any Age

Do you have the latest copy of Sew News yet? If you need any help on fitting garments we have two outstanding articles this month. Joi Mahon’s latest article: Fitting the Aging Figure addresses the unstoppable downward droop many of us face as we get older. And, in Rae Cumbie’s series, Fit Finder, she tells you how to find the best fitting pattern for your body.

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