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.


landscape quilting with Nancy Prince

How to Quilt a Landscape Quilt

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Quilting a landscape quilt is totally different from quilting a traditional quilt!! Remove all thoughts of feathers and crosshatching – you have to think terrain for the quilting to be effective.


BERNINA Magnifier Set

My New Favorite Notion: My Magnifier Set

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


Maxi Skirts - free sewing tutorials

8 Skirts to Sew for Spring: Maxi Skirt Round-Up

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Probably like most the rest of you our weather is so cold and terrible right now, but we are dreaming of Spring…and what better way to look forward to Spring than to sew some maxi skirts?


How to Sew an Asymmetrical Ruffle Skirt

How to Sew an Asymmetrical Ruffle Skirt

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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.


Tips for Sewing with Kids

Making a Pillowcase with Adam: Tips for Sewing with Kids

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


Stitch and Slash by Carol Ann Waugh

How to Make a Stitch & Slash Piece

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Carol Ann Waugh’s shares the basics of her wonderfully textured Stitch and Slash sewing technique.


Sewapalooza - Sew Like a Rock Star

Sewapalooza! Sew Like a Rock Star!

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There are a few things I’d never pass up; peanut butter milk shakes, thrift stores, and the chance to visit New Jersey’s largest fabric store – Fabricland in North Plainfield, NJ – for a BERNINA Sewapalooza event.


Top 10 DIY Easter Baskets

Top 10 DIY Easter Baskets

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The Easter Bunny is headed your way in just a few weeks, are you ready? If you still need a basket to fill or a last-minute basket to give, why not try one of our top 10 favorite DIY Easter Basket projects!


Luggage Tag by Nicole - free tutorial

How to Make a Vinyl Applique Luggage Tag

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Going on a trip? Hate losing your luggage at baggage claim? Make one-of-a-kind labels for your bags following these simple instructions from Nicole Stevenson.


Pintuck Feet: Free Video Tutorial

How to Sew Pintucks: Free Video Tutorial

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Spring is officially here, so warmer weather is – we hope! – on the way. Spring and summer are the perfect time for elegant pintucked blouses and baby clothes.