Holiday Ornament PDF Sewing Pattern Round Up

A Holiday Softie Ornament Sewing ePattern Round Up

Reindeer PDF Sewing Pattern Christmas Stocking Stuffer Oh Deer! A PDF sewing pattern from CottonAndCarrot at Etsy for a soft holiday reindeer! There are lots of ways you can make your soft deer unique. Maybe he needs a scarf, or some wooly socks to keep his legs warm. Add a red nose, or a collar with jingle bells. … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Milky Way Paper Pieced Quilted Wall Hanging Tutorial Series with SewVeryEasy

Milky Way Paper Pieced Wall Quilt Video Tutorial Series with SewVeryEasy

The piecing technique used to create these gorgeous quilt blocks is called foundation paper piecing.  You need to be familiar with this technique to make this quilt. Laura Coia shows us how to foundation paper piece and how to put this beautiful quilted wall hanging together in this free video series! Stay tuned for the release of … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Pretty Fall Pumpkin Pillows to Sew

Pretty Fall Pumpkin Pillows to Sew by Beverly Mc Cullough

  Add a touch of Fall to your decor this season with this lovely envelope pumpkin pillow. Easily remove this pillow slip-cover and swap it for something for the holidays in December!  A quick project to sew, skipping any hand sewing by making a slip-cover. The pretty pumpkin on the pillow front, is a simple pieced applique and Beverly provides a free PDF download … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Free Halloween Wall Quilt Patterns

Free Spooky Halloween Wall Quilt Patterns to Download

 1. That Cat Halloween Wall Quilt Pattern: This spooky quilted wall hanging was inspired by an acrylic painting by Donna Mibus (donnamibus). Try some assorted orange Halloween fabrics to create a spooky yet scrappy background for the black cat! Try solid orange for the small appliqué accents so they really pop. Pam Lincoln’s That Cat wall quilt pattern … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Shweshwe Fabrics – The Denim or Tartan of South Africa

Seshweshwe is a printed fabric widely used for traditional Sotho (South Africa & Lesotho) clothing. Originally dyed indigo, this fabric is manufactured in a variety of colors and printing designs characterized by intricate geometric patterns.  Due to its timeless popularity, shweshwe has been described as “the denim, or tartan, of South Africa”.  From Wikipedia, the … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Upcycle, recycle, and organize your way to a more productive creative space!

Upcycle, recycle, and organize your way to a more productive creative space!

Ideas and inspiration for sewing and craft rooms layout, organization, and DIY furniture!  Check out Sewing Room Inspiration by Sew Whats New at Mode: Follow Sew-Whats-New.com’s board Sewing Machines and Studios on Pinterest.

American Flag Pillow Sewing Project

Patriotic American Flag Pillows – Fast & Easy Sewing Projects

Flag panels are an inexpensive way to show off your creativity while decorating your home to celebrate Independence Day. Try a fun fringed pillow with these free instructions from Warehouse Fabrics. You’ll need two flag panel pieces and two yards of the brush fringe as well as some polyester stuffing for each pillow.  This is a … [ 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! ]

Replace Your Ironing Board Cover - Free Sewing Tutorial

Replace Your Ironing Board Cover – Free Sewing Tutorial

A step-by-step photographic sewing tutorial by Patchouli Moon demonstrating how to sew a replacement ironing board cover.  Sewing your own ironing board cover allows you to choose the fabric and create a more durable ironing surface for your sewing. Replace Your Ironing Board Cover – Free Sewing Tutorial Sewing and pressing tips and tutorials! Video: Teach Yourself to Sew: How to … [ Read More at SWN! ]