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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…
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…
Cross Crafting Part 2… Sewing into Knitting/Crocheting
July 24, 2015
Embroidery Ideas, Personal Projects, Product Knowledge, Sewing Tips, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires
A few weeks ago I wrote about combining sewing and scrapbooking and I dubbed it Cross Crafting - my own term that has nothing to do with making crosses. It’s…
Christmas in July?!
July 17, 2015
Quilting, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires
Only 160 days till Christmas! Yup, I just said that. Are you one of those incredibly organized people who start planning gifts and decor this far ahead? If so (or…
Why do I need a serger?
June 05, 2015
Product Knowledge, Quilting, Sewing Tips, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires
Not everybody does, you know… need a serger, that is. We have some good reasons for and against, depending on the type of sewing you do.
Projects using Knit Fabrics
May 08, 2015
Sewing Tips, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires
In conjunction with our How to Sew with Knits post, here is a listing of sites to visit for inspirational projects using knit fabric.
Spring Clean Your Scraps Up!
March 27, 2015
Charity Work, Quilting, Sewing Tips, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires
No matter what kind of sewing you do, if you are like us, you are bound to have fabric. Fabric in beautiful lengths ready to be turned into something stunning.…
Oh you, with the generous heart…
March 13, 2015
Charity Work, Quilting, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires
Yup, that’s you. We are so privileged to work in an industry that has giving back and sharing talent as part of it’s core. Time and again we are amazed…
How to Sew with Knits
January 23, 2015
New and Noteworthy, Sewing Tips, Stitching Clothes
It has come to our attention that many people think knits are one of the most difficult fabrics to work with, and so they steer away from them. Please, don’t…