How to Make a Floppy Fedora

Whether you’re beach side sipping mojitos, out shopping your local farmers market, or knee high in farm muck; you’ll want to make and wear this season’s must have accessory – the Floppy Fedora Hat!


5 Tips for Taking Great Pictures of Your Quilt

Whether you use a digital single lens reflex camera, left, or a “point-and-shoot” camera, right, it is possible to get great pictures of your quilt or sewing project.


My New Favorite Notion: My Magnifier Set

Maybe you don’t need new glasses after all ;-) Take a peek at Annie Smith’s new favorite machine accessory – a magnifier set.


How to Sew an Asymmetrical Ruffle Skirt

Don’t let a long cold winter cramp your style! It’s time to work on your breezy summer wardrobe, and this skirt is your ticket to an easygoing summer attitude.


Making a Pillowcase with Adam: Tips for Sewing with Kids

I had the great pleasure of sewing with my own son, Adam, this past weekend and documented (with his permission) our experience.


BERNINA Jeans Foot #8

Why Would I Want to Use a Jeans Foot?

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One of my all-time favorite presser feet is my Jeans Foot #8, especially when I’m working with denim, canvas, and home dec fabrics.


DIY Pillows

DIY Decorative Pillows

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If you find your living space needs a little pick-me-up or refreshing, we suggest adding a few personalized throw pillows to brighten your room. Choose from our 12 favorite free decorative pillow tutorials!


floppy fedora - free sewing tutorial

How to Make a Floppy Fedora

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Whether you’re beach side sipping mojitos, out shopping your local farmers market, or knee high in farm muck; you’ll want to make and wear this season’s must have accessory – the Floppy Fedora Hat!


overlocked inner corner - serger tip

How to Pivot Around an Inside Corner with your Overlocker/Serger

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WIth a sewing machine it’s easy to pivot around a corner – just drop the needle, raise the foot, and spin the fabric. But can it be done with an overlocker? Sure it can!


Hankie Scarves - WeAllSew

Pretty Upcycled Vintage Hankie Scarf Pattern Give-Away

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Take a peek at the pretty scarf Jo made from part of her vintage handkerchief collection, and enter to win the Indygo Junction e-pattern PLUS a $25 gift certificate for more.


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Embroidery Basics: Two Techniques for Aligning Centers in Hoopless Embroidery

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It can be tricky to align fabric to stabilizer when using “hoopless” embroidery techniques. Here are two simple techniques for achieving perfect placement.


Machine Quilting Tips and Techniques

New Video Series: Machine Quilting Tips & Techniques

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Be sure to check out the new Machine Quilting Tips & Techniques video series from Quilters Newsletter Magazine TV, starring our very own Connie Fanders! Click to view the first video: Quilting Features to Consider in a Sewing Machine.


Sewn In Love quilts for cancer patients

Sew to Serve: Sewn In Love

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The volunteer organization Sewn In Love is located in Tennessee, and is dedicated to helping cancer patients with donations of handmade quilts. The organization needs help from volunteers like you to sew to serve others.


5 tips for quilt photography

5 Tips for Taking Great Pictures of Your Quilt

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Whether you use a digital single lens reflex camera, left, or a “point-and-shoot” camera, right, it is possible to get great pictures of your quilt or sewing project.


Craftcation 2014 - Make It Happen

Craftcation 2014 – Thanks for the Memories!

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Kudos to Nicole and Delilah and the ladies and gentlemen of their talented crew for another outstanding Craftcation Conference!