All posts by Jill Case

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Heart Pincushion Project With Free Pattern

Cross Your Heart Pincushion Project What better time than February to stitch up a heart shaped pincushion. Follow this quick and easy tutorial to make one for yourself and a sewing buddy or two. Download the heart pattern. WHAT YOU’LL NEED • 1⁄4 yard of red print fabric (fabric A) • Two 4”-squares of contrasting…

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National Embroidery Month Starts Now!

February is National Embroidery Month. If you love hand or machine embroidery celebrate with us all month long for fun projects, free designs, giveaways and more! If you’re new to either hand or machine embroidery stay tuned to the Sew Daily, Creative Machine Embroidery and Sew News blogs for tips and tricks to keep you…

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The Prettiest Way To Wear Pink + Other Sweet News

How do you spend Valentine’s Day? As someone who loves to sew do you sew crafts, gifts or garments for Valentine’s Day? Do you have any favorite heart themed sewing project you’ve completed in the past? Let me know below and enjoy these sewing project ideas for Valentine’s Day or any day of the year.…

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Clare Coat Sew Along Starts Now! Choosing Your Fabrics

Clare Coat Sew Along, Week 1: Choosing Wool Coating This month, we welcome Heather Lou of Closet Case Files to the Sew News blog for the Clare Coat sew along! You may recognize this coat from the cover of our new issue…we kind of love it! And everything Heather makes for that matter. The coat is figure-friendly…

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New Year + New Fabric = A Lot Of Sewing!

New Year + New Fabric My local independent fabric store, Colorado Fabrics, has a yearly New Year’s Day sale that my sewing buddies and I attend. This year was no different and although the lines were a lot longer, and the crowds much bigger, I still managed to come away with some beautiful fabrics. As…

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Behind The Scenes With Linda Lee

Linda Lee founded The Sewing Workshop pattern company in 1991 after purchasing the San Francisco-based sewing and arts school of the same name. Today, The Sewing Workshop is a multifaceted sewing business that specializes in education, patterns and products for the home sewist. Based in Lee’s hometown of Topeka, Kansas, the company produces an avant-garde…

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Learning To Sew *Slow* For 2017!

The Learning Never Stops I have been working on a wool cape going on two years now. Last weekend I made a date with Marni, my sewing buddy. She is an excellent seamstress and knows the ‘old school’ sewing tricks. I brought my cape over with the full intention of me doing all the work.…

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Open Now For Easy Holiday Sewing!

December Sewing December and the holidays are here. Are you ready? I know I’m not. I would love to keep my sanity in tact this year by keeping it low key.  Do you have a favorite holiday project that is a good, old reliable stand-by for family or friends? I collect easy projects and put…

Easy Holiday Sewing

Open Now for Easy Holiday Sewing!

December Sewing December and the holidays are here. Are you ready? I know I’m not. I would love to keep my sanity in tact this year by keeping it low key.  Do you have a favorite holiday project that is a good, old reliable stand-by for family or friends? I collect easy projects and put…