I am very privileged to share with you a cause that is close to my heart –sewing for charity. We’ve written about this topic in the past and most recently in our article called Sewing for Charity, Anyone?, but we’ve just been made aware of a story that is truly inspiring. … Continue reading →
We had some terrific news recently which we’d like to share it with you. Thanks to the fantastic support of our readers, the So Sew Easy site has won the British Sewing Awards 2015 Award for Best Sewing Blog. This is the second year in a row that we have won … Continue reading →
If you have any plans for crafting to make money in 2016, here’s an offer you won’t want to miss. I don’t know if you’re familiar with CreativeLive or with one of their leading craft instructors, Megan Auman. CreativeLive is a popular site for training courses and videos tending … Continue reading →
When my husband came home from work and saw me sat at the computer wiping away tears, he thought something terrible had happened. I had to explain that I was reading comments left on the readers survey and I had been really touched by some of the lovely things you … Continue reading →
Voting has been open since 1st June for all of the amazing bags submitted. Have you voted for your favorites yet? There are two categories: Blogger entries Readers entries Both selections are stocked full to the brim with inspirational bags that should give you plenty of ideas on how … Continue reading →
Do you remember the Make It Yours Clutch Bag pattern released back in April. So far, this pattern has been downloaded over 2000 times! Wow. Ladies have been busily sewing away, adding in their own creativity and imagination to turn this basic pattern into something really special. Enjoy these awesome … Continue reading →
The entries are all in and wow, there is some serious sewing talent out there. Such a huge variety of bags all made from the same basic pattern. The imagination and creativity amazes me. A huge thank you to everyone who has entered and shared their wonderful sewing creations. Now … Continue reading →
Awards season has plenty to offer TV actors, movie directors and jazz-fusion musicians, but what about crafters? They toil long into the night on artistic creations that may be gone in the gulp of a wedding reception or wrinkle of paper. The Craftys Awards, coming in spring 2014, is a … Continue reading →
So we are one month in and one month to go. Your entries for the Make It Yours Contest must be in by 30th May 2014. Are you planning to enter – don’t leave it till the last minute! Sew the Make It Yours Clutch Bag from the free sewing … Continue reading →
Entries are starting to arrive for the Make It Yours Clutch Bag Contest. Are you already sewing? Better start if you haven’t already, as all entries are due in by the end of May. Larissa from Australia has submitted this fabulous bag made from the most unusual materials: “This clutch … Continue reading →
Just dropping in quickly to say Merry Christmas from the Cayman Islands. I’ll be stuffing myself silly today with two celebratory meals. One brunch with friends and an evening dinner too. My husband works in the tourism industry, so he has to work all day, but I won’t be sitting … Continue reading →
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