Posts tagged: "slow sewing"

  1. HOT NEW BOOKS: Reproduction Quilts, a Sampler Quilt, and Hand-Embroidery Projects

    Posted by on April 22, 2021

    What types of projects are next on your to-make list? We’ve covered a lot of the bases in this trio of recently released books. • Are you yearning to learn how you can re-create classic quilts? Check out "Time-Honored Traditions" by Annette Plog. She’ll show you how to curate your fabric stash so you can […]


  2. The Spring (2021 Warehouse Sale) has sprung! Hop on in for spectacular savings!

    Posted by on March 2, 2021

    Spring might not have sprung everywhere, but the Spring Warehouse Book Sale is in full swing! Browse through 95+ titles (most are on sale for $8) to finds patterns to freshen up your home décor for all seasons! Whether you’re in the mood to spruce things up for spring or you’re the type to start […]


  3. Spring 2021 Warehouse Sale starts today! On your mark, get set, browse!

    Posted by on March 1, 2021

    It’s here! The twice-yearly warehouse sale starts today! Select books start at only $8! Browse through 95+ titles to find your favorites and fill your shelves with inspiration for your next creative projects.   left: Lemon Lemoyne from "Temecula Quilt Co. Returning to Temecula" by Sheryl Johnson right: Scarlet from "Vintage Patchwork" by Pam Buda […]


  4. 📹 New video: bullion knot stitch step by step with Serena Boffa Soda

    Posted by on March 29, 2019

    In January we shared this post showing how Small Wonders author Serena Boffa Soda uses embroidery to create adorable details in her tiny textile landscapes: Those falling leaves, those soaring birds . . . those itty-bitty pumpkins! We were lucky to meet Serena when she came to the United States, all the way from Italy, […]


  5. Amazing lacelike embroidery – with just a backstitch! (how-to video)

    Posted by on October 29, 2018

    Inside the artful world of Japanese master artist Reiko Mori, embroidery embodies charm, grace, and true elegance. There’s one motif in particular that we’ve been swooning over from her book Elegant Embroidery—Ms. Mori’s Little Black Dress (LBD for short): From the Black collection of embroidery designs in Elegant Embroidery That DRESS!!! How does she embroider […]


  6. Big-stitch quilting technique: have you tried this fun way to finish? (video)

    Posted by on September 7, 2018

    When the quilt finish line is near, it’s fun to take a moment to decide which techniques you’ll use to complete your quilt, especially when it comes to quilting your top. There are lots of options! From quick machine quilting with free-motion methods or walking-foot techniques to hand quilting, hand tying, and tacking, the choice […]


  7. The cleverest ever way to embroider satin-stitched circles 🔴 (video)

    Posted by on August 27, 2018

    Welcome to a week of holiday–themed sewing fun at Stitch This! This week we’ll be sharing Christmas gift-making ideas with you, courtesy of talented designers who’ve authored books on the topic. We love Kathy Schmitz’s “Stitches” series of books based on the seasons—and with Christmas on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to dive in […]


  8. How to whip stitch wool applique with Maggie Bonanomi

    Posted by on August 13, 2018

    If you haven’t tried wool appliqué, you’re in for a treat. Wool is tactile, cozy, dimensional, easy to sew, it doesn’t fray, and it’s deeply rooted in the history of textiles. It’s fuzzy-wuzzy fun! But exactly how do you sew with wool? While there are a bunch of ways to work with wool, if you […]


  9. Today is World Embroidery Day 🌎 10 ways to celebrate ahead!

    Posted by on July 30, 2018

    World Embroidery Day is today! Shall we celebrate with a little slow sewing? Our needles and threads are ready! Butterfly Stitches Needlecase from Patchwork Loves Embroidery Too World Embroidery Day was created by Kerstin Nettelblad and Skåne Sy-d, members of the Swedish Embroiderer’s Guild. The first World Embroidery Day was celebrated in Vismarlöv, Sweden, on […]


  10. Mending is trending: give new life to old favorites with visible mending (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 27, 2018

    When is a hole-in-one not a happy event? When it’s a hole in one of your favorite sweaters! Some of us shed a tear when we find a tear in our go-to pair of jeans. But you can turn those frowns upside down with ideas for repairing lovingly worn garments with Visible Mending. In this […]