How to Make a Keychain Ear Bud Pouch

Tired of lost and/or tangled headphones? Stow them in this little pouch and you’ll always know where to find them.


How to Make Realistic-Looking 3-D Tree Rings (and other shapes)

Learn how to create three-dimensional stitched pieces as Barbara Schneider shows how to make molded, free-motion-stitched tree rings.


How to Make a Peplum Belt

With just a half-yard of fabric you can make this trendy peplum belt and add a fun accessory to your wardrobe.


How to Use Zippers as Embellishments in Art Quilts

Zippers started appearing in my work in 2007, and now they have become part of my signature style. I have two techniques to share with you: 1) sewing with zipper trim, and 2) inserting a zipper into an art quilt.


Indie Garment Pattern Tour, Week Four: Fashion Forward Patterns

We’re approaching the end of our Indie Garment Pattern Company Tour, but don’t worry – SeamstressErin still has some awesome designers to share with us. This week we’ll take a look at cutting-edge, fashion-forward pattern companies.


SummerEntertainingRound-Up

25 DIY Summer Entertaining Projects

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Whether it’s cloth napkins, a table runner, napkin rings, a tablecloth, or even a bunting, these tutorials will make it possible for you to add your own unique touch to your next party.


DIY Keychain Headphone Pouch

How to Make a Keychain Ear Bud Pouch

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Tired of lost and/or tangled headphones? Stow them in this little pouch and you’ll always know where to find them.


DIY Stitched 3-D Tree Rings

How to Make Realistic-Looking 3-D Tree Rings (and other shapes)

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Learn how to create three-dimensional stitched pieces as Barbara Schneider shows how to make molded, free-motion-stitched tree rings.


DIY Linen sachet - PaintWork Monogram

How to Personalize a Quick Gift with PaintWork!

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Last year’s holiday gifts for my co-workers and friends were linen sachets personalized with Paintwork monograms. I love linen sachets! This time I worked from an already assembled version and PaintWork seemed to be the perfect solution to add the special touch to them.


BERNINA Circular Embroidery Attachment #83

How to Sew Perfect Circles: FREE Video Tutorial

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Have you ever tried to sew a perfectly round circle? Most of us can’t even draw a nicely-shaped circle, let alone stitch one! But you really CAN sew beautiful circles – with a little help from Circular Embroidery Attachment #83. This clever device attached to the bed of your sewing machine and has a movable


DIY Peplum Belt

How to Make a Peplum Belt

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With just a half-yard of fabric you can make this trendy peplum belt and add a fun accessory to your wardrobe.


Applique Mastery by Philippa Naylor

How to Stitch Perfect Satin Stitch Circles

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A great tip from the upcoming book Applique Mastery: Perfect Satin Stitch Circles by Philippa Naylor.


3 Tips for Using Zippers as Embellishments

How to Use Zippers as Embellishments in Art Quilts

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Zippers started appearing in my work in 2007, and now they have become part of my signature style. I have two techniques to share with you: 1) sewing with zipper trim, and 2) inserting a zipper into an art quilt.


Independent Garment Designer Pattern Tour - Week Four

Indie Garment Pattern Tour, Week Four: Fashion Forward Patterns

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We’re approaching the end of our Indie Garment Pattern Company Tour, but don’t worry – SeamstressErin still has some awesome designers to share with us. This week we’ll take a look at cutting-edge, fashion-forward pattern companies.


God Save the Queen - Pearly Quilt

“God Save the Queen” – How to Stitch Dozens of Buttons by Machine

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Creating a Pearly costume or quilt isn’t so daunting when you sew the buttons on by machine!