This Christmas table runner is a good project for those trying to learn quilting and it is also my way of getting to know my new sewing machine. Many of you have followed my battles with my Juki. Well, those days are over, I’m happy to say, thanks to a … Continue reading →
We do not know exactly when and where quilting originated but there is no doubt that it was used as a garment, decoration, and furnishing in many parts of the world many ages ago. From the carved ivory figure of a Pharaoh of the Egyptian First Dynasty to a quilted … Continue reading →
Nowadays, people prefer to buy ready-to-wear clothing for convenience. However, sewing your clothes is a great idea that allows you to create the apparel you want to wear and apply your creativity, especially when certain designs aren’t available in the market or are too expensive for your pocket. You can … Continue reading →
Printing using fabric stencils is one of the easiest ways to decorate a garment in need of a bit of excitement. To tell you the truth, the princess I “borrowed” for the photoshoot a couple of weeks ago for the Easy Princess Dress Pattern didn’t like the costume at first. Who … Continue reading →
I have been looking for the perfect shopping handbag. After a lot of research, I now realize there is no such thing. Unless you want to walk around with a safety deposit box as a handbag, there is not a completely secure handbag. However, there are certainly a lot of … Continue reading →
Have You Ever Wondered How to Sew Waterproof Fabric? There are many uses for waterproof fabric ranging from outdoor furniture, tents, and awnings to sports clothing. Waterproof items are, however, only as good as the type of seam that is used when making them. If the seams on something leak … Continue reading →
Do you like long sleeve t-shirts too? Well, I certainly do. I find long sleeve t-shirts are perfect for the autumn and spring seasons when it is hard to predict what temperatures that the day will bring. You can layer them with sweaters or light jackets so you can be … Continue reading →
It has taken me a couple of years and three visits to Finland to write this article, but, as the saying goes the third time is the charm and I was finally able to accomplish my goal of visiting the Marimekko printing factory at their headquarters in Helsinki. Anyone that … Continue reading →
You might have noticed that I lost some weight this year. 35lbs ! Yay. Gradually it had crept on over the last 3 years and now it’s gone again. So to celebrate, I wanted to make something figure-hugging, a new dress I knew my husband would love. Something for work … Continue reading →
I continue my journey in search of sewing inspiration in the wonderful city of Tallin, the capital of the Baltic nation of Estonia. It’s only a two-hour ferry ride (80 km/50 miles) from Helsinki where I was able to visit Marimekko and I find myself in what is without a doubt … Continue reading →
Some of our most popular articles on So Sew Easy relate to sewing for profit, selling what you sew, or how to start your sewing side business –in other words the Art of Sewing and Selling. So I know the topic of starting your sewing business must be of interest to … Continue reading →
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