Posts tagged: "sewing"

  1. Short on sewing time? Fill it with *This and That* (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 26, 2016

    Love to sew, but feel like you’re always watching the clock? We feel the same. Sometimes it seems like there’s never enough time to start a sewing project, let alone finish it! That’s exactly why popular designer Sherri K. Falls wrote her new book, Sew This and That!—because she knows what it’s like to be […]


  2. APQ’s 24-Hour Sew-a-Thon is on the way!

    Posted by on August 24, 2016

    Are you ready to sew for a good cause? Gather some colorful fabric and mark your calendar because it’s almost time for American Patchwork & Quilting’s third annual 24-Hour Sew-a-Thon! APQ’s heartwarming mission to donate one million pillowcases to communities around the country is going strong. Last year, during sew-a-thon events held around the United […]


  3. Bags to sew for back to school: send ’em off in style (+ sale!)

    Posted by on August 1, 2016

    Sized-up clothes, school supplies, registration, orientation. It’s time for the back-to-school bustle! Prepping for a new school year is all about getting students organized and ready to rule the school. And you can use your sewing skills to help—by making handy bags that are just as fresh and fun on the outside as all the […]


  4. Got basic sewing skills? Try easy designer sewing patterns (+ sale!)

    Posted by on July 25, 2016

    If you can sew but the thought of zippers, pleats, and pockets sends you into a panic, you’re not alone. And we’re guessing you might be a quilter! If you’re a quilter, you probably know more about sewing than you might think. In fact, you’ve likely got the basic skills you need to create all […]


  5. Win at gift giving all year long – sew many gifts! (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 18, 2016

    Get ready to be thanked, appreciated, admired, and hugged. Because when you sew gifts for others, gratitude is their return gift to you! If you like to sew gifts but sometimes wonder what to make for someone special—or if you’ve never sewn gifts before but would like to start—let the new book Sew Many Gifts […]


  6. 4 ways to build your bag-making skills (+ sale!)

    Posted by on February 8, 2016

    Are you in need of a new favorite tote? Maybe a roomy market bag or a cute clutch? There are literally thousands of bag sewing patterns available, so how do you choose the right one? The difference between a ho-hum bag and a fabulous one is all in the finishing and details. Whether you’re new […]


  7. Wonder how to make high-end handbags? Sara shares all (giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 9, 2015

    What woman doesn’t want to spoil herself with a high-end handbag? Unfortunately, sometimes the cost of a department-store bag can spoil the fun. However . . . if you know sewing-machine basics, you can spoil yourself silly. How? By making high-fashion handbags yourself at a fraction of the cost. And the big bonus: you can […]


  8. Sew much fuzzy fun: fleece projects for the whole family (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 25, 2015

    It’s New Release Day! If you’ve eyed the fleece aisle at your local fabric store lately, you’ve probably noticed—it’s grown! Fleece is inexpensive, easy to clean, and doesn’t fray. And with so many fleece prints to choose from these days, what’s not to love? So go ahead, browse that fleece aisle! Why now? Because you’ll […]


  9. Let’s pretend! Role-playing toys to sew for kids (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 25, 2015

    “Let me try!” It’s an often-heard phrase from the mouths of curious kids. Whether you’re at work or at play, if you’re doing something, they want to do it too! Now you can use your sewing skills to let the little girls and boys in your life “try” on for size what grown-ups do. The […]


  10. Sew your way to a beautiful home (+ sale!)

    Posted by on August 24, 2015

    Want to transform your living space without a drastic overhaul of your decor? All you need are some easy home-decorating ideas, combined with fun sewing projects for the home! Sewing home decor is a fantastic way to achieve a makeover that reflects your personal style. We’ve rounded up a full house of creative and stylish […]