Woven fabrics and knit fabrics are two distinct types of textiles that are created using different methods. Understanding the main differences between these two types of fabrics is essential for any sewist, as it can help them choose the right fabric for their projects and use it to its full … Continue reading →
Sewing is one of those rare fields where women dominate the scene –but there are surely a few men out there who would love to learn to sew at home. So why don’t we see more guys famously sewing when we have many male fashion designers who have made names … Continue reading →
I’ve been sewing for the past 40 years since I was a young girl. During this time I’ve come across some great supplies that I wouldn’t want to be without. Some I’ve most recently discovered and wonder how I ever got through my projects without them. I’m sure you have … Continue reading →
This week I had the chance to peruse a review copy of this fun book Stitch ‘n Swap! The book is full of practical tips for organizing a swap, everything from choosing a theme, and putting together a group to setting guidelines and dealing with dropouts. Sew, Give, and Receive. These are the basic … Continue reading →
Ah, sweater knits! These highly textural, stretch fabrics can be cozy, lacy, casual, or sophisticated. With a good sweater knit and a little practice, you can cut and sew a sweater in a day or less, even if you can’t knit or crochet. Yes, they’re enabling. And they’re beautiful. If … Continue reading →
Hi everyone! It’s Jann from Newton Custom Interiors again. Today, I’m going to share another cute pillow idea. I’ll be showing you how to make a pillow out of a shirt – with some special added details! Everyone knows how expensive fabric can be. That’s what is so great about … Continue reading →
Hi! I’m Stephanie from Swoodson Says and I’m excited to be contributing posts over here. My son is almost 2 and at such a fun age; I love making him unique toys, dress-up accessories, and softies. Two of my favorites that I’ve blogged about are a DIY Buckle Toy & … Continue reading →
When working with lightweight or even sheer fabrics, the best way to finish an edge is often with a rolled hem foot: faster than hand-sewing and a lot easier, if you know how to do it. What? You don’t? No worries! Let me share with you my best tips and … Continue reading →
Are you a keen bag maker? Ready to take your bags to the next level? Wondering how to create your own professional handles which tone perfectly with your bag? It’s so easy to make your own handles, have a go:) You will need:2″ by 28″ times two of fusible fleece2″ … Continue reading →
This is a review of Boutique Bags by Sue Kim. I was provided a review copy of this book from CT Publications so I could check it out and see if it was something that the So Sew Easy readers would like. I know Deby is a big fan of the … Continue reading →
Hi, Vicky here. Sharpening scissors is a subject dear to my own heart. I am not the tidiest of people so over the years I have gained a few pairs of sewing scissors (whilst the original pair were lost somewhere in the sewing room!). Everyone knows that sewing scissors should … Continue reading →
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