My Summer involved a LOT of sewing! But, it was mostly in my head and on paper. Not so much on the sewing machine. Sometimes Summer is full and overflowing and there's just no time to sew and that's okay. Sewing's not over, it's just pacing in the background waiting to burst onto the scene… Continue reading Summer Sewing Round-Up
I hear a drum roll . . . Sue Nugent is the winner of the Shannon Fabrics Embrace© Double Gauze Giveaway!!! More About Our Winner!! Sue commented on July 5th, "I love the Cobalt Rose double gauze fabric. The tunic looks so nice on you. I think that I would make a Summer Dress from… Continue reading Our Double Gauze Winner!
Knit Batik? Yes, there is such a thing and it's fabulous!! It's marvelously soft once washed, it's extremely versatile, and super comfy to wear. So, the piece I purchased at this year's Sewing & Stitchery Expo was perfect for the Indygo Junction Warm & Cozy Wrap pattern! The Magic of Knit Batik A couple of… Continue reading Knit Batik Wrap Magic
A few weeks before the Portland Quilt Market show, I fell in love. My hubby didn't mind . . . because it was just fabric - again! Fabric love led to fabric obsession and now there's a GIVEAWAY you can enter! (Info at the end of this post.) As I was cruising Instagram one night… Continue reading Double Gauze Tunic Twinning and a Giveaway
My Sewful Life takes many shapes, and one of them is blogging for Coats and Clark's Sewing Secrets blog. It's a lot of fun and you'll see me on there about four times each month. Most of the time I compile posts from lots of skilled tutorial bloggers and June was all about Patriotic Projects.… Continue reading Patriotic Projects to Sew – More Blogging, More Sewing
You haven't heard from me for a while, but I have been sewing! So, here's a quick update on my Sewful Life adventures during The Great 2018 Technology Rebellion. (That's my positive spin on "everything broke and I thought I'd go CRAZY"!) There will be more posts soon! Quilt Market With the Dying Miss Phone… Continue reading Sewing When Your Technology Rebels
Once again this year, I am thoroughly enjoying Me Made May! Seeing what other MMMers are posting is so inspiring and I love wearing something I've made every day. MMM is so personal - we each decide what our commitment will be and it's all the "right way" to do it. Because sewing our own… Continue reading Me Made May Week Two Plus
Short notice and I have no idea why I didn't take pictures, but this is too good to pass up sharing! I spent the weekend at Quilt Market in Portland OR and met Christina Laurent on Saturday. Christina recently purchased a large inventory of vintage supplies that she is selling. I saw a few things… Continue reading Vintage Trim Sale Today Only
This will be quick! I met two super cool authors at Quilt Market today. Their books are marvelous and I want to share them with you right away. Because, you're going to love them! Why Quilt Market??? Quilt Market in Portland OR is a wholesale show with hundreds of vendor booths and thousands of shop… Continue reading New Sewing Books! Visible Mending and Garment Making
And the winner is....CYNTHIA ADKINS!! Cynthia is the winner of a wonderful box of nicely sized organic hemp and cotton pieces generously offered by Teresa of Texture Clothing! Send an email to sewfullife at gmail dot com, Cynthia and we'll get that box on it's way to you. Cynthia commented that she was already working… Continue reading Our Giveaway Winner!!