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Pincushion Wall Art Video Class

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I’m excited to share my next project class in the Baby Lock Sew at Home series, Pincushion Wall Art. During the class, I'll be sharing easy tips on how to transform simple artwork into an applique template, demonstrate how to use the braiding foot to add dimension to a project and outline your design with some free motion stitching. Here is a quick clip from class to give you an idea … [Read more...]

Pincushion Cottage Video Class

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Today's project combines a few of my favorite things- fun prints, free motion stitching and of course, pincushions! This little pincushion cottage is so cute that you will want to make a village. Oh and I almost forgot, thanks to Baby Lock and our Sew at Home video series, I get to walk you through the project step by step in class. During class I will show you how easy it is to add … [Read more...]

Strawberry Pincushion | Scrap Buster

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It's pretty safe to say that I have a problem with scraps. You see, I tend to save every little, tiny bit of fabric that crosses my path. At times, it's been said that I need an intervention. So, when things get rough, meaning the scrap basket is overflowing, I like to start stitching! Two of my favorite things in the workroom are fabric scraps and pincushions. So, I thought it would be fun … [Read more...]

Fabric Weaving – Pincushion Project

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Basket weaving is nothing new in fact, it was one of my favorite summer activities at girl scout camp. Like so many other things in life, this technique is making a comeback and I thought it would be fun to put a personal spin on it.  So, let's do some fabric weaving today. Fabric Weaving - Pincushion Project This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Supplies: assorted fabric … [Read more...]

Tips to Keep Your Sewing Space Organized

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Over the years, I've found ways to keep my sewing space organized through trial and error. But as many of you know, keeping the small details like fabrics, trims, patterns, thread, buttons (you get the idea) neat and tidy can be tricky. So, I have put together a few tips to help you get a jump start on organizing your sewing space for the new year. PATTERNS Let's face it, we all love our … [Read more...]

100+ DIY Fabric Flower Patterns You Can Make

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Flowers are one of Mother Nature's little gifts to us. They are pretty, bright and make us smile but for some like me, keeping the fresh is always an issue. So, I've collected a list of DIY fabric flower patterns to make. This way, I can always have a vase filled to make me smile anytime of the year. The bonus,  no water required! DIY Fabric flowers are fun to make and never need watering! Add … [Read more...]

Vintage Sewing Machine Mania

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Hello friends of First Fridays!  I can't believe another month has rolled around on us.  I hope you all made it through April Fool's Day unscathed. Did anybody glue your pins into your pin cushions or put a light coat of clear nail polish over your thread?  Next year I should get us prepared and post Ways to Prank a Seamstress.  Imagine the fun we'd have with that! In March I shared Miccosukee … [Read more...]

Add cross stitch to your sewing projects

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Cross stitching has gained popularity in the last few years - it's not just for samplers and handkerchiefs any more! If you've ever wanted to learn more about cross stitch and how to incorporate it into your regular sewing projects, read on! Let's get started with a basic definition: Cross Stitch noun. a stitch in which pairs of diagonal stitches of the same length cross each other … [Read more...]

100+ Scrap Fabric Projects | Round Up

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Scraps, Scraps, Scraps! Ever wonder what do you do with all of those little pieces of leftover fabric bits? Well today's post is going to help keep you inspired with over 100 easy scrap fabric projects.  100+ Free Scrap Fabric Projects There are so many great projects on this list that you will want to take your time and PIN THIS for later. 1. Bows 2. Scrap Feather 3. Fabric Feathers Dish … [Read more...]