European-American Quilting History In my last article about quilting history called Learn Some Quilting Traditions Passed on for Generations, I mentioned the fact that the African-American quilting tradition is not very well documented. The European-American quilting textile tradition, on the other hand, is only slightly better documented I’ve discovered. Learn Some Quilting … Continue reading →
This is a relaunch of one of our most popular patterns ever on So Sew Easy. This cute wrap dress pattern is fun and easy to make and looks great. The front has a cross-over bodice with pleats, there’s a straight skirt and an optional elastic waist, with a matching … Continue reading →
Do you like wrap tops too? I really love wrap tops and blouses. They are so comfortable and easy to wear. They can be both casual and more formal too. We have a couple of different wrap tops on our site. One is linked below. However, I wanted to see … Continue reading →
Family quilting traditions have been passed on for generations since the 1600’s or even earlier. In those days, the women (sometimes the men too!) in the family created a quilt as present for a family member who is about to get married or was expecting a child. Quilts were considered … Continue reading →
Did you see the earlier article about the clear project and storage bags I made with the snap tops? These have been very handy for sorting and storing my small sewing supplies. I can quickly see what is in all of the bags without having to open them. Hubby even … Continue reading →
Wide leg pants are sometimes called Palazzo pants although the designs can vary a little. This wide-leg pants pattern is sure to give you a long and elegant look. At least that’s what I am told every time I wear these pants. I am currently in the southern hemisphere. The … Continue reading →
Are you ready for Halloween? We’ll I’m not.. I just realized the date is nearly upon us and nothing in our house looks or feels like Halloween. As I like to do, I thought I would sew something new to help brighten things up. We have a lot of Halloween … Continue reading →
The millennial generation, sometimes also known as the ”therapy generation”, have widely accepted and acknowledged therapy as a beneficial treatment to improve mental health. Over the past decade openly talking about mental health has become much more destigmatized. Now it is quite normal to look at hobbies not only as … Continue reading →
Do you have a lot of supplies that need storing? Or kids that have small toys or cars to keep tidy? Or even Unfinished Works in Progress that need to be organised? Or want to keep a pattern, zipper, fabric, thread etc all together for a planned project. ME TOO! … Continue reading →
This weekend we are going to make a hooded cardigan with pockets. This is part two of the Proteus cardigan series where we are using the same pattern to make a few different looks. Previously I had shared with you the Proteus cardigan with bishop sleeves. The body of the cardigan … Continue reading →
It’s almost that time of year again, can you believe it?! It seems like just yesterday we were sitting up late into the night for weeks on end to finish Halloween costumes for the fam-fam…well here we go again! Too many vague ideas floating around in your head? Don’t know … Continue reading →
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