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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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Fashion Sewing Competition – 1/2 Scale Challenge from American Sewing Expo

Rev up your sewing machines there is a fantastic sewing competition produced by American Sewing Expo and Designer Joi Mahon of Designer Joi.  The 1/2 Scale Challenge is a ½ scale sewing and design competition produced by ASE and Designer … Continue reading

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Fun With Cuddle Fabrics – Infinity Scarf Tutorial & Giveaway!

 Shannon Fabrics has a lovely line of Cuddle Fabrics with prints and selections that will please anyone on your sewing “To-Do List”. It’s not just for baby blankets, but can be made into chic scarves, capes and luxurious wraps. So, … Continue reading

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Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways: Day 8! Win a Apron Kit designed by Sharon Madsen

We’re almost finished with our 13 Days of Giveaways and hope you enjoyed the sneak peeks and prizes. First to announce yesterday’s winner which is: Jeri W! Please be sure to check your inbox for instructions on how to get … Continue reading

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Beautiful Belle Handbag Sew-Along Week 4!

By now, your bag is beginning to take shape and if you are like me, you’re  thinking about other possible fabrics to make the bag out of. I’ve decided to make a few and have them ahead for impromptu gifts. … Continue reading

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Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways: Day 6! Online classes from Crafty Gemini!

Thank you for coming back for the 13 Days of Giveaway! We’re now at Day 6! The winners from Wednesday’s giveaway are Jane H and Tran! Please check your inbox for instructions on how to get your prize. Sew it … Continue reading

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Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways: Day 5!

We’re moving along on our 13 Days of Giveaway and thanks for coming back for Day 5! The winners from Tuesday’s post are:  Tracy who would like to see upcycling projects Marthie who wants trapunto patterns and projects Calla F … Continue reading

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Beautiful Belle Handbag Sew-Along Week 3!

Thank you for coming back to the Belle Handbag Sew-Along Week 3. We are rounding the corner to finishing up this great bag! Some of you have not only completed the bag but made additional bags as well! Please head … Continue reading

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Sew News and the Belle Handbag Sew-Along! Week 2

Welcome back to the Sew News Beautiful Belle Handbag Sew-Along! We are so excited to see all the beautiful fabric choices you have made on our Flickr Belle Handbag Sew-Along Page. If you haven’t checked them out please do so. … Continue reading

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