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Patriotic Projects to Sew – More Blogging, More Sewing

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

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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

Creative Opportunities · Quilting · sewing

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

Creative Opportunities · Quilting · sewing

Sewing & Stitchery Expo 2018 – The Brochure is Ready!

It's EASY for me to get to the Puyallup WA Sewing & Stitchery Expo every year. That's one of the lovely perks of living in the state of Washington. But, no matter where you live, you should be coming to the show the first weekend in March of 2018, too! Over the next few weeks… Continue reading Sewing & Stitchery Expo 2018 – The Brochure is Ready!

Creative Opportunities · Quilting · sewing

Charitable Sewing – Needle, Hands & Heart

Charitable sewing - are you involved in some way? There's nothing so marvelous as using your hands, heart and needles to help and encourage someone in need. And, gathering with your creative sisters and brothers to make things to donate is an exceptionally delicious joy! I'm helping to lead a new Sew and Serve group… Continue reading Charitable Sewing – Needle, Hands & Heart

Fabric · Quilting · sewing · Tips, Tricks, Techniques

Sewing a Cuddle Baby Blanket

Shannon Fabrics makes a really fabulous, quality minky fabric called Cuddle. Have you tried it? I know minky type fabrics have a bit of a tough rep - most people think they're hard to sew with. But, I now know that with a few tricks and a little help from three amazing sewing tools, Cuddle is… Continue reading Sewing a Cuddle Baby Blanket