Posts tagged: "sewing for beginners"

  1. Hello, summer stitching: 45 fun sewing projects

    Posted by on June 17, 2015

    Can you relate to one of these statements about your sewing life for the summer? ✓ I love quilting, but I want to branch out and learn how to sew other things too—bags, aprons, kitchen and sewing items—maybe even a stuffie? ✓ I’m in the mood for some fun sewing projects—and I’m looking for inspiration […]


  2. Focus on fun! Easy sewing gifts for kids (+ sale)

    Posted by on November 18, 2013

    Can you believe that the gift-giving season is almost here? Are you starting to panic because you promised yourself you were going to give handmade gifts this year and haven’t even started (see my hand waving frantically)? Have you resigned yourself to shopping by keyboard (more hand waving)? “Little Horses” from Felting for Kids Take […]


  3. Store it pretty – how to sew on pockets

    Posted by on August 1, 2013

    Have you ever tried sewing a pocket on a quilt? Our own Jenny Wilding Cardon did, making this darling wall hanging equally ready to store practical baby gifts like diaper cream and lotion—or Mama’s treasured mementos of Baby’s first days. Whether it’s an apron, a bag, a place mat, or a garment, adding a pocket […]


  4. Things to sew with fabric (besides quilts): 4 ideas

    Posted by on May 13, 2013

    Have you made a quilt (or more) for every friend, family member, coworker, and child in your life, but you still don’t see a dent in your fabric stash? Perhaps it’s time to explore things to sew with fabric that may not be quite as cuddly as a quilt but that promise just as much […]


  5. Super-quick Christmas decorating

    Posted by on November 23, 2012

    The 2012 holiday season has officially kicked off! Whether you’ve collected Christmas decorating items to display in your home over years or over decades, showing off a few new pieces can infuse your home with fresh charm and cheer. To renew your holiday decor, check out this collection of quick Christmas quilts and other projects. […]


  6. Can easy quilts be amazing quilts too? (+giveaway)

    Posted by on September 18, 2012

    She’s back! June Dudley, Editor of Quiltmaker magazine, is stopping by our blog today to tell you about our latest collaboration. Released just last week, Easy Quilts for Beginners and Beyond is packed full of quilt designs for beginners or for the experienced quilter who wants a quick and easy project. Easy can be interesting! […]


  7. How to sew in a zipper (and more) made sew easy + giveaway

    Posted by on July 3, 2012

    Are you a quilter who’s curious about sewing beyond the 1/4″ seam? Whether you’ve never had the opportunity to learn sewing essentials or simply forgot some sewing how-to skills, having the basics under your belt can open up possibilities for creativity, whether it be in home accents, accessories, clothing—even quilts! Case in point: zippers. How […]