Advice for choosing a sewing machine

Advice for Choosing and Shopping for a Sewing Machine

Three experienced sewers offer their advice for choosing and shopping for a sewing machine.  Stephanie covers machines for quilting, Erica discusses basic home sewing machines, and Melanie Ham reviews machines under $200 for the beginner!  Good information here.  Bookmark this page! Stephanie Soebing from Quilt Addicts Anonymous offers some advice for sewing machine shopping. This video … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Shirt Makeovers from MondbergTV

Shirt Makeovers – Upcycling Shirts Video Series from MondbergTV

  Seven free sewing videos and seven styles from Lara at MondbergTV!  Lara inspires us and demonstrates how she transforms a simple shirt into a one-of-a-kind garment.  Going south to escape winter and want to take some unique tops to enjoy the sunshine in?  One of these seven sewing videos is sure to give you a few … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Modern Dimensions Quilt Block of the Month Series with Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Dimensions Quilt Block of the Month Series with Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Dimensions is an 11-month block of the month series that runs February 2018 through December 2018. There are 11 block designs and the quilt will measure 80-inches square when completed. The quilt used Kinkame Shades and American Made Brand Solids by Clothworks. The color change happens naturally when you cut the fabric apart…”  Quilt Addicts … [ Read More at SWN! ]

29 Free Valentines Day Sewing and Quilting Projects

29 Valentine’s Sewing and Quilting Projects

Learn how to sew and quilt fun accessories for yourself, your home, and for gifts for Valentine’s Day!   Press the play button below and get your inspiration from these 29 free projects: 💘  29 Valentine’s Sewing and Quilting Projects: FREE Pattern: Made with Love Quilt Blocks by Nancy’s Notions FREE Pattern: Heartfelt Gift Card Holder … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing with faux fur - winter mittens and hat lessons.

Sewing Winter Accessories with Faux Fur

  Learn how to sew a pair of these cozy, soft fleece mittens and a winter hat with a faux fur lining!  OFS shows us how they stitched these toasty-warm winter accessories and shares their free video lesson  with us. These warm mittens make excellent gifts for both kids and adults, or sew a pair … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Free Christmas Star Quilt Block Pattern by Threadbare

Christmas Star Quilt Block | Free Pattern by Threadbare

Rose Johnston from Threadbare Creations designed a beautiful free Christmas quilt block that you can use to make lots of wonderful Christmas things such as pot holders, hot pads, fresh table runners, mini quilts, festive wall-hangings, cheerful pillows, and sew many more possibilities for this festive holiday season! Go to Threadbare for the Free Quilt Block … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Midnight Quilt show with Angela Walters

Angela Walter’s at QUILT FESTIVAL 2017

Didn’t make it to Houston this year? See what caught Angela’s eye at her first Quilt Festival and SUBSCRIBE to her ✨ NEW All-Midnight Quilt Show channel! Watch the video: The Midnight Quilt Show is a free YouTube series that celebrates late-night cutting, piecing and quilting.  Each week, host Angela Walters brings you a quick and quippy … [ Read More at SWN! ]

International Quilt Market Houston 2017

International Quilt Market Houston 2017

INTERNATIONAL QUILT MARKET/HOUSTON October 28-30, 2017 Classes begin October 26 George R. Brown Convention Center Houston, Texas, USA http://quilts.com/quilt-market-houston.html TEXAS QUILT MUSEUM Market is a credentialed trade show, and not open to the general public. View credential requirements HERE.      

diy pumpkins to sew for Halloween from Made to Sew

24 Free Halloween Projects to Sew and Quilt

Costumes, home decor, quilt blocks, quilting designs, mug rugs, treat bags and more! More Halloween projects here:   Album: Itsy Bitsy Spiders Album: Halloween Quilting and Applique Projects Album: Costume Sewing Album: The Pumpkin Patch Album: Clever Costumes Album:  Gone Batty! Album: Halloween Sewing Costumes, Decor, Quilts, and more @ SWN!       Arrow Quilty 1311 Cabinet – Crisp White … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Free Quilting Designs from Handi Quilter

Beginner Quilting Designs – Minute Motifs

We’ve really enjoyed the free Minute Motif video series from Handi Quilter. Minute Motifs spotlight fun and quick designs you can practice and customize for your own quilting projects. Practice by following patterns with your finger before quilting them. Once you get the feel for a design, you’ll discover ways to nest and repeat. As beginner … [ Read More at SWN! ]