Posts tagged: "sewing roundups"

  1. 5 things to make with a single fat quarter

    Posted by on April 2, 2015

    Fat quarters…oh, how we quilters love them! They’re the quilt-shop equivalent of the candy rack at the grocery store (but without the calories). It’s so easy to pick one up and bring it home. Sometimes, though, you get it home and it either: 1) Doesn’t really “go” with anything in your stash, or 2) It’s […]

  2. 7 days to Christmas! 9 make-in-a-day (or less) projects

    Posted by on December 18, 2014

    Quilt detail from Here Comes Winter One week until Christmas: who’s left on your nice list? You want to make them something from the heart…but is there enough time left? With a little quick-sew magic, the answer is yes! Below you’ll find nine projects to put together in just a few hours. Projects are from […]

  3. Fast, festive, fun!: ornaments, stockings, and tree skirts

    Posted by on December 3, 2014

    Quilts are great to make for Christmas—but what about all the extra little goodies we get to create this time of year? Today we’ve put together a special roundup of smaller-than-a-quilt projects to whip up for gifts, decorating, or simply for spending a few extra hours at the sewing machine. Go classic, modern, or somewhere […]

  4. 14 days to Thanksgiving: sewing for the big day

    Posted by on November 13, 2014

Sewing for Thanksgiving? Why not? You’ve made your grocery list and decided what pies to bake. You’ve found the recipes for the green beans Uncle Harry loves and the turkey stuffing your kids crave. And you’ve lovingly washed and ironed the beautiful white linen tablecloth you inherited from Grandma. But what have you done for […]

  5. National Sewing Month: turn fabric strips into beautiful bowls

    Posted by on September 16, 2014

    September is National Sewing Month! We’re celebrating all month long with ideas for out-of-the-box sewing. Watch for fun posts each week about making all kinds of fabulous stuff with your fabric. Today’s focus: your fabric strips—in 3D! Learn how to make fabric bowls, baskets, purses, and more with just two materials: fabric strips and common […]

  6. National Sewing Month: sewing for the home

    Posted by on September 9, 2014

    Our celebration of National Sewing Month continues! Watch for fun posts throughout September and get inspired to make all kinds of fabulous stuff with your fabric. Today’s topic: our homes. So often we make things for the homes of family and friends. But when was the last time you sewed something for your own home? […]

  7. National Sewing Month: branch out – sew bags!

    Posted by on September 2, 2014

    September is National Sewing Month! We’ll be celebrating all month long at Stitch This! with ideas for out-of-the-box sewing. Watch for fun posts each week about making all kinds of fabulous stuff with your fabric. If you’re a regular visitor at Stitch This!, you probably rate quilts as your first sewing love. But there’s another […]

  8. 7 quick gifts to sew for Dad

    Posted by on June 3, 2014

    Father’s Day is Sunday, June 15. Feeling gift-stumped? Sure, time’s ticking. But if you’ve got an hour here and there to spare, there’s still plenty of time to stitch a special gift. Our gift ideas for dads are quick enough to sew in less than a weekend, and yes, macho enough to impress even the […]

  9. Pack your bags: 12 smart sewing patterns for travelers

    Posted by on May 6, 2014

    No matter how long it’s been since my last trip, I’m always somewhere in the process of dreaming about, saving for, or planning my next vacation. I’ve been fortunate to visit a number of places on my travel bucket list over the last few years: From left to right, starting at top left: Sahara desert, […]

  10. Back to school: sewing ideas for kids

    Posted by on July 18, 2013

    The bustle of a new year begins—it’s almost back-to-school time for kids of all ages! Of course they’ll need to be stocked up on staples like pens, pencils, and paper. But a special gift made by someone they love will mean so much when they’re heading into the transition of another school year. Back-to-school projects […]