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The Best T-Shirt Pattern Ever Giveaway – Tee One

This is it sewing seekers . . . the last T-Shirt pattern you'll ever need to buy! And, there's a pattern giveaway for you to enter!! I have a lot to say about this, so let's get started . . . Grainline Studio's Lark Tee is so fabulous and such a bargain. Four necklines, four… Continue reading The Best T-Shirt Pattern Ever Giveaway – Tee One

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Six Spring Handbags – More Blogging, More Sewing

Over in my alternate blogging life, I pulled together a compilation of six Spring Handbag tutorials for my latest Coats & Clark Sewing Secrets blog post. It's full of fun little bags, that are bright, cheery and sewfully fun to make! I'm planning to make one of these cute little Cross Body Zipper Totes. Isn't… Continue reading Six Spring Handbags – More Blogging, More Sewing

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Hemming Knits Without a Struggle

Or should I say without tearing out every hair on your head??? You know that awful wavy, pleaty thing that happens when you hem knit fabrics? Well, I've got a simple method for hemming your knit makes that you'll love and use forever. And, the sun will shine, and birds will sing and your thighs… Continue reading Hemming Knits Without a Struggle

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

In Love With a Kimono

Sew Caroline's Florence Kimono was one of the patterns I chose for the Sewing With Knits class I taught at the Sewing & Stitchery Expo in February. I didn't know it would begin a love affair . . . with the pattern . . . but it did. It was super easy and fun to… Continue reading In Love With a Kimono

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A Peek at My Next Sewing Project & a Sale

Do you ever have a sewing project that's like the song that never ends? I've been working on a thoroughly enjoyable top made from gorgeous Texture Clothing knit fabrics for about a year now. I'm finally ready to reveal just a bit of it and you'll see the rest soon. Very SOON! THE SALE But,… Continue reading A Peek at My Next Sewing Project & a Sale

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Quilting Colors & Journeys – More Blogging, More Sewing

It's the end of National Quilting Month and I have just a little more quilting for you! In my freelance work for Coats and Clark, I put together two posts this month that quilters and non-quilters will love. Take a look below, then click over to Coats Sewing Secrets blog to learn about Color Value… Continue reading Quilting Colors & Journeys – More Blogging, More Sewing

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The 2018 Sewing & Stitchery Expo – An Amazing Show!

The 2018 Sewing & Stitchery Expo wrapped up about 10 days ago and WOW, what a great show! Full of fabulous classes, wonderful people, awesome vendors, terrific events and fabric. It's the highlight of my Sewful Life every year. Were you there? If not, come along on a tour with me! It's tough to squeeze… Continue reading The 2018 Sewing & Stitchery Expo – An Amazing Show!

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Quilting Stripes & Rainbows – More Blogging, More Sewing

March is National Quilting Month and my blog posts for Coats and Clark's Sewing Secrets Blog are all about quilting this month!! (When I'm not on here, blogging for Coats is one of the things I do in my Sewful Life.) The first two are up - take a look and enjoy! The first post… Continue reading Quilting Stripes & Rainbows – More Blogging, More Sewing

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A Craftsy Addict’s Sale Recommendations

I am freshly back from attending and teaching at the 2018 Sewing and Stitchery Expo. And, just when I think I can't possibly absorb any more sewing inspiration . . . Craftsy announces a SALE! It would be foolish to turn that down, right?!!! Craftsy became one of my textile art/sewing/everything addictions several years ago.… Continue reading A Craftsy Addict’s Sale Recommendations

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Valentine Sewing – More Blogging, More Sewing

My last few posts for Coats and Clark's Sewing Secrets blog included Valentine sewing for your littles. I found lots of incredibly sweet projects out in the blog-o-sphere. 'Tis the time of year to sew with heart! Take a look . . . Sew a Valentine Wearable for Your Little One includes an adorable, quick-to-make headband… Continue reading Valentine Sewing – More Blogging, More Sewing