Ten items to make for your autumn wardrobe! In Ohio, the fall is a great time to wear those light sweaters, cardigans, jeans, leggings, sweater dresses and lightweight hoodies. It's the time where the days are warm but the nights cool off to almost chilly! But it's the best time of year to wear those staple layering garments. I love my jeans and a tee...Read on my friend!
Notions When you started to sew, were you self-taught? Did you buy all the things you thought you needed to find out that maybe it was just shiny and didn't really serve a purpose, or it was just a bad product that you couldn't return? Maybe you are brand new to sewing and just looking for a great list of things that are great to...Read on my friend!
Tutorial - Beginner Project - Infinity Scarf Infinity Scarves are all the rage these days, layers during the winter provide warmth and comfort. But did you know instead of paying those prices you can make one for more than half the cost and your favorite fabrics! We will walk through the process to build a simple tube scarf from a rayon fabric. This process will...Read on my friend!
2016 What Can I Say This year has had is really high highs and a few lows. All in all, I will have, to sum up, 2016 as a pretty fruitful year. Family, friendships, and business were all over the place this year; Yet, It all will come to an end the way it was meant to have been. 2016 Taught at Rosewood Arts Center...Read on my friend!
Houston's International Quilt Market I know, I am a little behind with sharing my International Quilt Market adventure, I really took my time to think about this trip. I have now gone to Houston two times and Spring Market once in the last two years. Therefore, I will say Spring Market in Salt Lake City felt more intimate, felt like fewer vendors but I really...Read on my friend!
Energy Balls These little morsels, often called power balls because they are full of fuel for your body, are also known as energy bites. The two-bite treats are filled with powerful ingredients like oats, peanut butter and usually protein powders — and don't need any baking. These little treats are great to help boost your energy the right way, with ingredients that are great for your...Read on my friend!
Heat Transfer Pen for Hand Embroidery How to Use a Transfer Pen Using a transfer pen takes a few things, a great pen with a fine tip, tracing paper, heat, and pressure. This video will help you get solid results each time you transfer your images. One of my favorite references for anything embroidery related, I check out with Sublime Stitching suggests. Jenny Hart has the most...Read on my friend!
Ten Garment Patterns for Beginner Seamsters If you are just getting started with garment construction, this post will be a reference for you during your creative journey. However, these patterns are in no particular order; but they are all patterns that will help you hone your skills along the way. I am giving you my top ten.. (actually a few more) to help you start sewing garments with confidence! Purl Soho - City...Read on my friend!
Sewn Garland - Tutorial I am going to share a fast easy way to make your own garland! By recycling items you have in your house and your sewing machine! Supplies needed: Sewing Machine and thread A recycled dull needle – (Always save your old changed out needles, a new needle will go dull from sewing paper.) Hole punches (any design – go crazy! just make...Read on my friend!
All About Fabrics! We all love fabric, or we wouldn’t be sewing. This post will help you with some of your fabric care and prep. Prep [caption id="attachment_797" align="alignright" width="483"] Sewing 101 - Fabric Prep[/caption] Wash your fabric especially if you make garments! It is a hassle yes, but doing this right after you bring it home will help you when you go to sew,...Read on my friend!