Do you Love Sewing?


I love sharing sewing tips from those who love to sew! I’ve learned about new techniques, products, and, simple sewing applications that help me polish my sewing projects too. I also hope the tips have been helpful those who need a little advice about sewing!  Do you have a helpful sewing tip that has saved you time, money & frustration…

Sewing Tip – How to sew the Perfect Curved hem!


Petro of Creative Homemaking shares how to hem a curve when making dresses or circle skirts. Here is an easy method that will give you a smooth, neat finish. Read tutorial  here… Is there a sewing product, or a sewing technique that you want to share?  Submit your sewing tip here for a free featured spot! Stay tuned…

Sewing Tip – How to Install an Invisible Zipper


Ali from Thimberlina says that not all invisible zippers are invisible!  She shares how to ensure your invisible zipper installation is perfect every time using a normal zipper foot and a pencil. Read tutorial here… Do you have a helpful sewing tip that has saved you time, money & frustration ? Share your tip or…

The Latest Thread – Fashion School, & Sewing Expo


The Fashion School Crash Course at BurdaStyle Academy and the Sewing Expo at the Fredericksburg, Virginia Expo Center are happening in the Month of September! So here’s the latest weekly thread… Shopping, Fashion School & Textile Designs Fashion School Crash Course: Become a Fashion Designer at BurdaStyle Academy  Become a Fashion Designer with Project Runway Alumni at *Burda Style:…

Latest Thread – Textile Design, Shopping & Vacation


Wow! That explains the past week… I’ve had very little time to dedicate to sewing, but I was able to get some fall designs completed, ordered new sewing labels and business cards. I’m planning to take a blogging break for most of the month of September and plan to have some scheduled posts that will…

The Latest Thread – Textiles, Home Goods & Sewing


This week I approved new textile designs, discovered a new Custom Home Goods shop, made a pair of cute oven mitts, updated my logo, and worked on a couple of PDF patterns. So here’s the latest weekly thread! Textiles, Pattern Making and Sewing Textiles This week I released design collections from the XOXO Plaid and the Slate Collection in my Spoonflower Shop.  Since I have a couple of custom orders for home goods and I’m working on my…

Sewing Tip – How to add Magnetic Snaps to your Sewing Project


Petro of Creative Homemaking shares a short and easy tutorial on how to add a magnetic snap to any sewing project.  Read more here… Do you have a helpful sewing tip that has saved you time, money & frustration ? Share your tip or product review for a featured spot here…  All entries will link to the…

Laptop Bag – Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello Handbag Junkies’ It’s Hit or Miss time! Here’s a sleek laptop bag made with pre-quilted fabric, which adds a soft protective barrier for your computer. What do you think?  Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? I finished making the final adjustments to the pre-quilted sleek laptop bag by adding two magnetic snaps, because I…

The Latest Thread – Sewing, Textile Designs, & Tutorials


I’m so delighted that I get to feature photos and a quick tutorial of a beautiful travel craft bag made with one of my textile designs! I finished my sleek laptop tote bag and uploaded more textile designs that will be available next week. I also received a blogging opportunity from My Trending Stories to contribute my content about design on their site. So here’s…

13 Sewing Safety Tips!


Myra at So Sew Easy shared 13 safety tips to consider when sewing. “Sewing is certainly a lot safer than skydiving, bull fighting or even just driving a car. That being said, sewing does still present some genuine dangers so sewing machine safety is critical. Today’s sewing machines are run by electricity and have dangerous moving…