In the Spirit of “No Good Deed Goes Unpunished” –FREE Pattern for Everyone!

THIS GIVEAWAY OFFER IS NOW CLOSED.  PLEASE CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES. Hi Everyone, in the spirit of “no good deed goes unpunished”, I want to make this super popular pattern free to everyone for the next week. Sometimes I’m tempted to believe that rather cynical phrase “no good … Continue reading

Broken Needle: Best Practices to Prevent it Happening to You

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A broken needle flying into the eye is a fear that seamstresses share all over the world.  Something like walking into a spider web and not knowing whether the spider is stuck on your hair or lurking on the floor ready to strike –but potentially much, much worse.  Those that … Continue reading

Tips For Sewing Denim: Easier Than You Think!

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Denim is a very popular fabric these days and is synonymous with jeans. Because the fabric is so common, many sewists have limited experience with it so I wanted to offer some tips and tricks for sewing denim. First, however, some background.  Today term “jeans” usually refers to a specific style of … Continue reading