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  • Latest Blog Post #1
    by Erika on Saturday, February 25, 2017
    Easy Peasy Whole Cloth Quilt
    Categories: Quilting

    If you need a quick baby gift, this whole cloth quilt will be your go-to choice. A simple appliqué, free motion quilting and a binding are all it takes!

    ​This…

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    by Erika on Saturday, February 25, 2017
    Easy Peasy Whole Cloth Quilt
    Categories: Quilting

    If you need a quick baby gift, this whole cloth quilt will be your go-to choice. A simple appliqué, free motion quilting and a binding are all it takes!

    ​This…

    Continue Reading…

  • Latest Blog Post #2
    by Erika on Saturday, January 23, 2016
    Welcome to the Stitching Sewciety!
    Categories: New and Noteworthy, Store Events, What Inspires

    The Stitching Sewciety is our way of saying THANKS for being a part of the Sew Etc family. There are lots of perks for everyone, with some special bonuses when…

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    by Erika on Saturday, January 23, 2016
    Welcome to the Stitching Sewciety!
    Categories: New and Noteworthy, Store Events, What Inspires

    The Stitching Sewciety is our way of saying THANKS for being a part of the Sew Etc family. There are lots of perks for everyone, with some special bonuses when…

    Continue Reading…

  • Latest Blog Post #3
    by Erika on Thursday, November 26, 2015
    Adventures in Fabric
    Categories: New and Noteworthy, Product Knowledge, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires

    There are signs hanging by our fashion fabric now. “Carefully Curated” they say. This blog fills out that story.

    When we purchased Whitby Fabrics several months ago, we had no…

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    by Erika on Thursday, November 26, 2015
    Adventures in Fabric
    Categories: New and Noteworthy, Product Knowledge, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires

    There are signs hanging by our fashion fabric now. “Carefully Curated” they say. This blog fills out that story.

    When we purchased Whitby Fabrics several months ago, we had no…

    Continue Reading…





Easy Peasy Whole Cloth Quilt

February 25, 2017

Quilting

If you need a quick baby gift, this whole cloth quilt will be your go-to choice. A simple appliqué, free motion quilting and a binding are all it takes!

Welcome to the Stitching Sewciety!

January 23, 2016

New and Noteworthy, Store Events, What Inspires

The Stitching Sewciety is our way of saying THANKS for being a part of the Sew Etc family. There are lots of perks for everyone, with some special bonuses when…

Adventures in Fabric

November 26, 2015

New and Noteworthy, Product Knowledge, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires

There are signs hanging by our fashion fabric now. “Carefully Curated” they say. This blog fills out that story.

On Cheater Sewing and a Specialty Embroidery Technique

October 30, 2015

Embroidery Ideas, Embroidery Software, Personal Projects, Product Knowledge, Sewing Tips, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires

One of the questions I get a lot is “so, do you make everything you wear?” And I always reply “I wish!” Unfortunately, I don’t have a lot of time…

Husqvarna Viking Convention 2015 - Day 4

October 23, 2015

Conventions & Road Trips, Embroidery Ideas, New and Noteworthy, Personal Projects, Store Events, What Inspires

I finally have my computer back! It died while I was trying to process some videos the day after convention… So this is a bit of a throwback post. I…

Husqvarna Viking Convention 2015 - Day 3

October 08, 2015

Conventions & Road Trips, Store Events, What Inspires

Another whirlwind day for all of us! Wednesday we treated ourselves to some tourist-y stuff too, so we really packed the fun in…

HV Convention - Day 2

October 07, 2015

Conventions & Road Trips, Store Events, What Inspires

Today was SO fun, even more than I expected. Sometimes time drags when you are getting certified on a new product, just because there might not be a whole lot…

HV Convention 2015 - Day 1

October 05, 2015

Conventions & Road Trips, Store Events, What Inspires

It has begun! Convention 2015 is special for us for a couple of reasons. And more than just the fact that this is the year we see a huge leap…

#Jays Colouring Project: Kid friendly!

October 02, 2015

Personal Projects, Product Knowledge, Sewing Tips, What Inspires

Maybe you noticed Toronto going mad this Wednesday, maybe you didn’t. Either way, the Jays won the pennant for the American League East, and it inspired this project! Colouring on…

8 Tips for Sewing Stripes

September 25, 2015

Product Knowledge, Sewing Tips, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires

This week I was shopping in the thrift store and came across a gorgeous pink striped angora sweater which was hung in the wrong section. It was way too big…

Top 6 favourite things about the New Embroidery Software!!!!

September 10, 2015

Embroidery Software, New and Noteworthy, Product Knowledge, What Inspires

Yesterday we got to take in a demonstration of the new Premier+ embroidery software via the internet. In the last few months, we were told it was like Christmas every…

Anatomy of a Pin

September 04, 2015

Product Knowledge, Sewing Tips

When I googled the title of this post to see if others had already written about it, most of my results were actually about needles. Which is weird because they…

16 Back to School Tutorials

August 28, 2015

Personal Projects, Sewing Tips, What Inspires

The summer has been long and glorious, and with Labour Day later this year, we have an extra week before the kids go back to school. And that means a…

Basically all your sewing basics

August 13, 2015

Machine Care, Product Knowledge, Sewing Tips

We help so many kids and adults get set up for sewing, and one of the first questions we address is “what do I need?” Sewing machine aside, there is…

Oh Selvedges, you are beautiful!

July 30, 2015

Quilting, Sewing Tips, What Inspires

I’m sorry, but I just love projects made out of selvedges. I don’t know why, but it gets the thrifty Dutch part of me excited. It might also have something…