35 Years and Still Sewing Strong,” an exhibit in the basement of the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis

Exhibit shows sewing’s evolution from hoop skirts to tablet cases – By Anna Pratt

Local group shows 35 years of home handiwork. Special to the Star Tribune AUGUST 14, 2015 How did sewing help hospital staffers who might have to deal with the Ebola crisis?   That’s one of the questions you could get answered at “35 Years and Still Sewing Strong,” an exhibit in the basement of the … [ Read More at SWN! ]

No-sew fabric flowers craft tutorial by Dana Made it.

Fabric Flower Bouquet No-Sew DIY + Round-Up

If you don’t have time to set up a sewing machine and want to make Mom something unique for Mother’s Day, check out this DIY bouquet of fabric flowers that Dana Made with a free tutorial! These pretty blooms look like roses, (or carnations if you have a pinking blade!).  You will need a hot glue … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Summer Pinwheel Pillowcase Tutorial with Shannon from FleeceFun

Sew a Colorful Spring Pinwheel Pillowcase – with Angel at FleeceFun!

Sew this cuddly and colorful pinwheel quilt block that can then be transformed into a fun pillowcase using cuddle aka minky fabric!  This free sewing video from Angel at FleeceFun for Shannon Fabrics features “Cuddle Charms” pre-cut fabrics in Very Vibrant Dimple found here.    pillowcase, minky, pinwheel, cuddle, fabric, Fabric Know-How: Choosing & Using Your Favorite Fabrics   Learn how … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Hand Dyed Fabric and Garment Gallery + Dyeing Fabric with Food

Hand Dyed Fabric and Garment Gallery + Dyeing Fabric with Food

Find more inspiring Hand Dyed Fabric and Garment photos like this on Sew, What’s New? #ad Get better at what you love to do during Craftsy’s FLASH sale! This weekend only, get up to 50% off Craftsy’s best online classes. Sale ends Sunday – shop now: http://bit.ly/springsewing How to Dye Fabric with Food! – Simplecare Products … [ Read More at SWN! ]

FABRIC, LEARN TO SEW, UPCYCLING How to Dye Fabric

How to Dye Fabric

“Knowing how to dye fabric can be one of the most powerful tools in your DIY projects arsenal. If you’re looking for the perfect upholstery fabric for your next home decor update but just can’t find the right color, you can do it yourself! Dyeing fabric requires only a few supplies and a bit of … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Fabric Options for Making Kids’ Pajamas – by Linda A Levine + 5 Free Sewing Patterns

Fabric Options for Making Kids’ Pajamas – by Linda A Levine + 5 Free Patterns

Choosing a perfect pair of kids’ pajamas can prove to be a very perplexing task for sewers and for parents irrespective of factors like nationality or ethnicity. Comfort of the child is an aspect that no parent would consciously compromise on. To this effect, it is imperative for pajamas to be a comfortable fit, not to mention … [ Read More at SWN! ]