Upcycling pro, Angelina from BlueprintDIY shares a fabulous accessory to sew for organizing your sewing desk or table-top. Angelina used a heavy canvas-like fabric she salvaged from a pair of curtains, that matched her table top perfectly. This table-top organizer has thread spools, a magnetic space to hold your tweezers and tools, a pincushion, a scissor sleeve and more!
Melly Sews shows us five ways to turn a long strip of fabric with a seam, such as a bag strap, or arms and legs for a doll. Five ways to turn straps right side out when sewing – using a tube turner, a loop turner, and a safety pin. Melly Sews also offers a … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Where Melanie gets her sewing machines http://bit.ly/sewminithings The sewing machine featured is a Juki HZL LB- 5020 and typically retails for $299. A great cutting mat, basic ruler and rotary cutter set. Some favorite specialty quilting rulers A Bluetooth speaker http://amzn.to/2gsZXgE Clover glass head pins Quilty Box Ceramic Cats (?) Search on Etsy.com, or, look at local gift shops Clover Wonder Clips Thread … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Create your own sewing & quilting wrist cuff with this free step by step tutorial from Feeling Stitchy! Easily store your snips, needles, etc while keeping your tools close and portable. This is a fun and free sewing project that makes a practical and sew very useful accessory for anyone who likes to do … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Let’s Learn To Sew put this great sewing video series together with some great information about some of the various sewing and quilting tools, notions, and sewing machine feet commonly used. Learn how to make an over-sized ironing board, how to make cement pattern weights, how to change your sewing machine needle, see how to make … [ Read More at SWN! ]
See the Quilters World Spring 2015 Issue Quilter’s World magazine instructs and inspires quilters in all aspects of the art of quilt making. Each information-packed issue features exclusive new projects from top designers, the hottest patterns of the moment, helpful reader-submitted tips, editorial reviews of the latest quilt products on the market, and profiles of great … [ Read More at SWN! ]
The other half had a significant birthday in May, and I bought him a cigar box guitar (Yes, that is a guitar made out of a wooden cigar box) and he bought an amplifier to use with it. He asked me to make covers for them. Instead I made a cover for my … [ Read More at SWN! ]