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Metal Frame Bags

Make A Metal Frame Bag

Have you started sewing metal frame bags? I finally jumped in and created my first metal frame bag, and I love it! I used the Purse-Frame Clutch pattern from  Style & Swing 12 Structured Handbags. If you’re looking for cute bags and purses Susan Dunlop has lovely soft structured bags of all shapes and sizes.…

FREE Sewing Patterns from Sew It All 12! + A SNEAK PEEK

We’re so excited about the new issue of Sew It All! Throughout the month, we’ll be showing you some of our favorite projects from Volume 12. I’m sure you’re not surprised to hear that a favorite ended up on the cover. We love this lunch bag because it’s pretty, useful and easy to make… and…

Making It, a New Crafty TV Show

“Making things connects you to each other, to yourself and to a bigger world. And we all kinda need that right now.” ~Amy PoehlerThe new crafting competition series, Making It, airs on NBC July 31 at 10/9c. From sewing to quilting to decoupage to woodworking, this show features all sorts of crafting mediums and a few…

Tank Top Sewing Pattern Review: Pony Tank by Chalk & Notch

All month long we’ll be sharing our favorite tank top patterns, modeled by the editorial and creative staff of the Craft and Sewing divisions. Check them out and be sure to sew up your own tank top — the perfect summer top. Model: Kate Zaynard, Creative Editor Pattern: Pony Tank, Chalk and Notch Figure Type:…

Pattern Roundup: Tie Front Blouse Sewing Patterns

Give your basic look an update with a tie-front blouse! We’re loving this trend for summer: carefree & playful, flattering & interesting and the perfect way to lighten up your look. These tops wok especially well with high-waist pants and skirts, another one of our favorite summer trends. Here are a few of our top tie-front…

National Bikini Day

National Bikini Day: Show Off Your Curves!

Happy National Bikini Day! When it comes to bikini body, we’re team put your body in a bikini. And team sew your own – along with 45% of our Facebook community! Whether you’ve sewn 1 swimsuit or 10 two pieces, the swimsuit making – and wearing – experience can be transformative. We spoke to several members…