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Project Runway All Stars S6, E5 Recap

Project Runway All Stars S6, E5: Fashion’s New Superheroes photos courtesy of mylifetime.com. On this week’s Project Runway All-Stars, the designers had to celebrate woman’s inner superhero using words featured in Rodial’s HERO products as “super power” inspiration. Let me … Continue reading

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Embroidery Hoop Place Cards

We hope you’re on your way to having a handmade holiday! We thought these mini embroidery hoops made the cutest place cards, so we’ll be adding them as a little personal touch to our holiday tables. The package comes with … Continue reading

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10 Kid Gift Ideas to Spark Sewing Interest

It’s difficult to tell what’s going to inspire kids to want to start sewing. Is it a fancy machine with lots of functions, built-in stitches and a computer screen? Is it a project idea he/she wants to make? Is it … Continue reading

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Gifts For People Who Sew

People who sew love receiving small (or large!) gifts that showcase their love of sewing. Here is a collection of sewing notions and items that any sewist, seamstress, crafter or quilter would love to receive as a gift, and they’re all under $30.00! Sew … Continue reading

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Nancy Zieman Loses Battle with Cancer

It is with tremendous sadness that we bring you the news of Nancy Zieman’s passing. It was a little more than two months ago that we learned of Nancy’s retirement due to health issues. Nancy was a dear friend, a … Continue reading

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Project Runway Recap: Episode 13 Finale, Part 1

In this week’s episode, we learn who will move forward to NY Fashion Week. Seem like a repeat of last week?…sort of. The designers went home for 5 weeks to work on 10-piece collections, and Tim Gunn did the obligatory … Continue reading

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Project Runway Recap: Episode 12 Snow Business Like Sew Business

Project Runway, Season 16, Episode 12: There’s Snow Business like Sew Business This week really confused me. I have no idea why the challenge was so simple: The designers were to create a winter look that any fashionista would be … Continue reading

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Houston Sewing Meteorologist – See Lisa Vaughn’s Cloud Dress + Q&A!

Weathering Heights by Ellen March When Lisa Vaughn garnered national attention for her handmade cloud-print dress, the Houston meteorologist was shocked and flattered. Although she doesn’t credit sewing for her successful career (she holds two masters’ degrees after all), she … Continue reading

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Project Runway Recap: S 16, E 11

Project Runway Recap: Season 16, Episode 11: Warrior Fashion photos courtesy of mylifetime.com. This episode of Project Runway was near and dear to my heart. The designers were brought to a boxing ring and met breast cancer survivors, who told … Continue reading

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Project Runway Recap: Episode 10 Driving Miss Unconventional

Project Runway Recap, Season 16, Episode 10: Driving Miss Unconventional photos courtesy of mylifetime.com.   This week the designers had to use “safety” materials to create a look in the Lexus unconventional challenge. A collection of caution tape, bungee cords, … Continue reading

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Project Runway Recap, S 16, E 9: A “Little” Avant Garde

Project Runway Recap -Season 16, Episode 9: A “Little” Avant Garde photos courtesy of mylifetime.com. This episode started off as a continuation of last week. Did Claire cheat? Or was she the clear winner of last week’s challenge? I’ll just say: … Continue reading

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Remembering John Denver With Anna Zapp

Today marks 20 years since the passing of John Denver, who was tragically killed in a plane crash off the coast of California on Oct 12, 1997. We celebrate the life of the humanitarian, political activist, award-winning songwriter and performer … Continue reading

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Celebrate Pants Month With Us!

Happy October, friends! And Happy Pants Month! All month long we’ll be bringing you tips and tricks for making your own pair of pants, fitting and tailoring advice, styling options and pattern reviews. It’s all pants, all month long!

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Sweater Knits 101 Tips for Sewing With Knits + Sources

Are you looking for ways to update your fall wardrobe? We have lots of ideas in our fall and winter Sew News magazine for 2017. Plus, we have tips and suggestions on refreshing your wardrobe, how to create couture touches, … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Sew Home by Erin Schlosser

It’s giveaway time! We’re giving away a copy of Sew Home by Erin Schlosser as seen in the August/September 2017 issue of Sew News: Transform your dwelling into a space that reflects your personality, your imagination and your dreams. Sew Home, written … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

  As we’re well into August now, I thought we’d look back 10 years to the August/September 2007 issue. Looks like we had our eye on back to school sewing! Check out what we have going on in 2017! Find … Continue reading

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Sundress Week: Josie Dress by Christine Haynes for Sew News

Kate’s Take on the Josie Sundress The first issue of Sew News that was released after I came to work here had the Josie Sundress on the cover. I thought it was so cute, and I thought it might be … Continue reading

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