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Vote Your Favorites! National Sewing Month 2016

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Don't forget it's time to VOTE!!  That's right it's now your turn to vote for your favorite projects in our National Sewing Month Challenges contest.   Stitchers from all over have shared their creativity and skill level with us and now it's the time for you to vote! Voting is easy-  Look through each category and click the heart in the upper right hand corner. It's that … [Read more...]

A-line Silhouette in Fashion

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A-line Silhouette- adjective of a piece of clothing : having a wide bottom and a close-fitting top : shaped like the letter A   An A-line silhouette is a skirt or dress that is designed to be fitted at the waist and flow out from there toward the floor. This silhouette is popular because of its flattering shape, the A-line skirt is also fairly easy to sew, making it an ideal … [Read more...]

Show & Tell Giveaway Last Call NSM 2016

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Time is ticking and this is the final call out for the Show & Tell Giveaway 2016. So, if you haven't loaded up your project or have a few more seams to stitch, now is the time because next week we vote! Some of you have emailed with questions about how to enter and participate in the Show & Tell Giveaway. So before we get to the categories let's walk through the project entry … [Read more...]

Show & Tell National Sewing Month 2016

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If you've been following along with us, you already know that this year we are hosting a big Show & Tell for National Sewing Month 2016.  I want to remind you to to join join the fun and loading your photos because the prizes are pretty amazing! The challenges are well under way and the projects are pretty amazing. Let's take a quick look at some of the Show & Tell shared so … [Read more...]

Block 8 Wild Goose Chase | Starry Night BOM

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I know it's National Sewing Month but we are going  to take a break from our challenge projects to take a few minutes to stitch up another block in the 2016 Block of the Month Sew Along. Block 8 is Wild Goose Chase. I like to think of this block as the big brother to flying geese. The simplicity of this block design allows the fabric to shine through!   I choose to cut my … [Read more...]

Handmade Gifting Category – NSM

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On Friday I announced the kick off of National Sewing Month 2016. This year we want to celebrate you and are hosting a virtual Show & Tell with 4 different categories. This is the handmade gifting category challenge page. Think of it as getting together with a few of your closest sewing friends or local group to share your latest finish- Only with prizes for each category … [Read more...]

Tools & Technique Challenge- NSM

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On Friday I announced the kick off of National Sewing Month 2016. This year we are celebrating you  and hosting a virtual Show & Tell with 4 different categories. This is the tools & technique category challenge page. Think of it as getting together with a few of your closest sewing friends or local group to share your latest finish- Only with prizes for each category … [Read more...]

Sewing Shapes Challenge – NSM

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On Friday I announced the kick off of National Sewing Month 2016. This year we are celebrating you  and hosting a virtual Show & Tell with 4 different categories. This is the sewing shapes category challenge page. Think of it as getting together with a few of your closest sewing friends or local group to share your latest finish- Only with prizes for each category challenge!! Click here … [Read more...]

Scrappy Fabrics Challenge – NSM

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On Friday I announced the kick off of National Sewing Month 2016. This year we want to celebrate you and are hosting a virtual Show & Tell with 4 different categories. This is the scrappy fabrics category challenge page. Think of it as getting together with a few of your closest sewing friends or local group to share your latest finish- Only with prizes for each category … [Read more...]