Tag Archives: DIY

How To Sew Leggings

Leggings have been a trend for a while, but it’s one I hadn’t really gotten into. But when I saw the article in the Feb/Mar 2016 issue of Sew News about making your own leggings, I decided to give it … 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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Free Pincushion Project + 3 FREE Projects!

Pincushions are fun to make and easy too. Get this free pincushion project now at Sewitall.com. Find more easy to make projects like: Use small scraps of fabric to make bracelets. Great for a wedding or baby shower activity. Make … Continue reading

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Shop for Fabric & Support A Good Cause – Quilts of Valor

Great news for fabric shoppers! Shop from May 9 through May 16 at any of these online sites Shop Fons And Porter, Keepsake Quilting, Quilt and Sew Shop, and Quilting Daily Shop and 10% of total sales will be donated … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday – Vintage Quilt Revival! Enter to win a prize

As far as my quilting experience goes I have cut out a stack of  4″x4″ squares in the hope of making a quilt but they’re still sitting on a shelf after 7 years. So, my quilting expertise and knowledge is … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Sewing With Burlap & An Easy Pillow Tutorial

Burlap, also known as Hessian cloth has always been a utilitarian type of fabric. In the past, burlap was more known for its uses in sandbagging, wrapping exposed tree roots  for transportation and for shipping coffee and tobacco. More recently, … Continue reading

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Clara Dress Sew-Along & Free Stuff Friday!

We had a great time with the Amy Butler Beautiful Belle Handbag Sew-Along in February. You can read all about it here on the blog and on our Flickr Sew Along page. To join the Clara Dress Sew-Along check the … Continue reading

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