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 →
Sewing is a great hobby. You can pick up a quick project and sew for 10-15 minutes then come back to it tomorrow, next week, even next year. Or you can sit and sew full-on for the full weekend if you like. Your sewing machine won’t complain it’s tired. Actually, … Continue reading →
Sewing with fur is relatively easy (and fun!), but every beginner should know these tips before starting a project. Bear in mind we will be talking about faux fur and not the real thing.. Working with this special material does require patience, however. You can make many fun and interesting things … Continue reading →
Hello! I’m Rin from Sew in Love and owner of Hana Patterns. I’m back with another free sewing pattern for you, inspired by my Japanese heritage. You can make this embroidered pillow to add a touch of ethnic and bohemian style to your home. What’s Sashiko? Sashiko is a type of … Continue reading →
Keyhole neckline blouses are the epitome of easy-to-make elegance, a small detail that feminizes and embellishes any blouse. Allow me to show you how easy it is to make even if the pattern does not already have one. Materials 1/2″ bias tape store-bought or handmade erasable pen thread to match … Continue reading →
Just like the waistline, the neckline style is a defining factor when it comes to the overall look and feel of your outfit. Your choice of neckline styles defines whether your outfit is formal or casual, feminine and playful or sophisticated and stylish. There are a few factors to consider … Continue reading →
Choosing the Pattern and Design that Suits Your Body Type Let’s be real. All bride-to-be’s see this beautiful dress with such a sophisticated design and we imagine we can wear it for the big day. But no! Wedding dresses are really pretty, but not everybody can wear all designs that … Continue reading →
Do you pick up just any matching thread that you come across and sew your fabric? Or do you examine the thread closely before using it for a project? If you are like me and sometimes pick up any thread lying on the stash, then it’s time to change the … Continue reading →
Are you wondering why there are so many scissors of various sizes and sharps at your local craft or sewing store? Do you ask yourself which ones you really need and which ones you can live without? Is buying an expensive pair a good choice or is having lots of … Continue reading →
At home, I have eight ugly, crackly, and wavy old-looking vinyl placemats that I keep using every day. Sadly, they have become an eyesore in my kitchen. However, as you all know, I hate throwing things away –so I thought I’d breathe new life into them. In this article, I … Continue reading →
Hand sewing was not a choice but rather the norm in years long past. All home furnishings, clothing, and sacks used for agriculture or other storage purposes were all hand sewn. From that point to now, the road to the creation of the sewing machine has been a key thread … Continue reading →
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