Tag Archives: DIY

Meet The Designer Jennifer Beeman

Jennifer Beeman is our featured contributor this month. Many may know her from her wonderful website and blog Grainline Studio. There you will find informative blog posts, free patterns, tutorials, how-tos and all sorts of great advice and musings on … Continue reading

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Sew News and the Belle Handbag Sew-Along! Week 1

Welcome to the Sew News Beautiful Belle Handbag Sew-Along. We are so excited here to make this wonderful bag and help you along the way in creating a gorgeous bag that you will use over and over. Week 1 – … Continue reading

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Join Flickr For The Sew News Belle Handbag Sew-Along!

Join the Sew News Flickr group the Belle Handbag Sew-Along and you will be entered to win this amazing craft and sewing gift pack. Featured in this prize pack is: Irsi Schreier’s Reversible Knits Martha Sielman’s Art Quilt Portfolio The … Continue reading

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Amy Butler Fabric and Pattern Giveaway!

Sew-Along with Sew News and Rhonda Buss! Sew News is excited to announce fun sew-alongs that will be happening throughout the year. Our first sew-along is the Amy Butler Beautiful Belle Handbag. Rhonda Buss of Rhonda’s Creative Life will be … Continue reading

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Amy Butler Beautiful Belle Handbag Sew-Along -

The newest issue of Sew News Feb/March hits newsstands on January 28th! Be sure to check out the new Sew & Tell feature on page 76. Every month Sew & Tell will feature a fun sew-along that we want you … Continue reading

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How to find inspiration and keep sewing through the year

After the new year turns back to an old routine we all could use a gentle poke to get back to creating charming pieces in our sewing rooms. The book Sew Charming by Cath Derksema and Kirsten Junor is just … Continue reading

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Meet The Designer – Amy Alan

I’m sure most of you are familiar with Amy Alan. She can be seen on Sew It All TV  and her projects have been in Sew News and Sew It All magazines as well as many others. She has done … Continue reading

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Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways – Day 9

Thank you all for participating in Friday’s giveaway and letting us know if you embroider either by hand or machine. Friday’s winner is Patty Kulas and Karen Heinrich! Congratulations, please email info@sewitalltv.com with your mailing addresses to receive one Sulky … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday –

Summer is always a great time to throw a little party or fancy soiree.  One way to make it even more special is by making special handmade touches beyond the handmade invite. The book Handmade Hostess has over 35 beautiful … Continue reading

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Nancy Zieman’s Sew Knits With Confidence Blog Tour

Hello, I’m excited to announce that Sew News is a part of the Nancy Zieman’s Sew Knits with Confidence Blog Tour!  Many talented bloggers are a part of her tour, which starts today!  Check out what Nancy is doing here. … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday – Winner

Good afternoon, Can’t forget to announce the latest winner of Free Stuff Friday!  On Friday we asked what type of quilting do you like to do.  Everyone has a favorite but so many of you love to experiment.  It’s hard … Continue reading

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National Serger Month – Do I need a serger?

Yes, you need a serger!  When I bought my serger over 10 years ago I absolutely fell in love with it and really wonder how I ever did without it. If you are a prolific seamstress or sewist a serger … Continue reading

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2 Home Decorating Books for Free Stuff Friday!

Spring is here and it’s time to brighten up your home with handmade soft furnishings.  Both books are from Better Homes and Gardens Creative Collection and offer projects for every room in the house.  The projects are stylish and cost-conscious … Continue reading

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