Hi, Vicky here – Do you love bags as much as I do? I am passionate about bags. I just love how any fabric can be transformed into something new and practical. One of the simplest closures is the magnetic snap – I love them as they secure your bag … Continue reading →
As much as I love fabric bags, sometimes I need something that looks, well, more plain I suppose you could say. Most of my bags are made from quilting cottons and as much as I love the designs of them all, sometimes I need a bag that can go with … Continue reading →
It’s been on my mind for a while now because my local fabric store has a selection of vinyl, ideally for the local boating industry, but there’s no reason I couldn’t use it to make some awesome bags. I’d heard that vinyl was difficult to sew with so I’ve … Continue reading →
Hi everyone! I’m Jann from Newton Custom Interiors. A few weeks ago, I shared here on So Sew Easy, a tutorial about how to sew a quilted tablet cover with zippered pocket. In the tutorial, I explained that I couldn’t find reversible quilted fabric in my local fabric stores that … Continue reading →
In this tutorial, we will be learning all about sewing with grommets and eyelets. I’ll show you how to attach grommets and what to look for when you’re selecting grommets as well as a few tricks to avoid the grommets from coming undone. The latest trend in accessories and clothing … Continue reading →
The town where I grew up sits in a valley over a mile (1800 meters) above sea level and surrounded by mountains. But if you found it on a map, you’d see we were not really too far from the sea. From time to time, we went to the beach in the … Continue reading →
A June 15, 2020 update from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reminded us that we need to be prepared when we venture out to the house in these times of widespread illness. According to the CNC, you should: Keep these items on hand when venturing out: a … Continue reading →
I have been invited to a 4th of July charity barbecue but unfortunately, I can’t attend because I will be fabric hunting…..More on that later. The barbecue is organized by a friend of mine who operates a foundation, and this year the funds are being raised to help children of broken … Continue reading →
A webbing belt is one of the most versatile belts you can possibly own. This type of belt is very strong and versatile while being very easy to make. It can be used as a belt for sports pants, as a dog collar, or even as a way to hang … Continue reading →
This gardening tool belt is my project for Father’s Day and my gift to all the handy mamas who read this blog. I am well aware that I don’t really share many projects for men on this site, so this is my attempt to balance things out a little. Having … Continue reading →
I’ve been learning more about the different sewing machine feet in my mega-box of presser feet that I bought. This week, the pintuck foot has been intriguing and delighting me. Accurate sewing has never been a strong point of mine so the prospect of sewing lines and lines of neat … Continue reading →
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