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Mastering solid technique is vital to any sewing project. Whether you are just starting out or have sewn for years, having a working knowledge of basic sewing techniques as well as advanced options will help give you the confidence to succeed. With Sew Daily you’ll discover all sorts of techniques, plus tricks of the trade for sewing notions, seams, zippers and more.


What Was Your First Sewing Project?

I remember the very first item I sewed. It was a cape for my Skipper doll. Not Barbie, mind you but Skipper. I remember going to So-Fro Fabrics and picking out the fabric. It was a large polka dot print with a soft pink background and the dots were a bright fuschia pink. It was…


The Lazy Sewists Guide To Fabulous Style: Part 1

I think my favorite sewing projects are ones that make a visual impact and take only a couple of hours from start to finish. I love kimono jackets and easy wraps for  fast sewing projects. These types of projects are great for adding pizazz to an outfit and perfect for wardrobe building. The kimono jacket…

Spring Sewing Inspiration

What’s The Silliest Sewing Mistake You’ve Made?

Beginner’s Luck Over the weekend I played around with my embroidery machine. I’m embroidering a set of tea towels for my mom. They have cute kitchen utensils on them. They’ll be perfect for Mom’s Day (May 8th!) I also made  the organza butterflies that are so popular right now. I embroidered mine with black and…

DIY Business Card Holder Tutorial

Celebrate Craft Month! Easy DIY Business Card Holder Tutorial

I love taking a break from sewing complicated projects by whipping up easy craft projects. On my post for Sew News I had a cute button bracelet tutorial. Today I have an even easier business card holder tutorial. I used a lovely spring time fabric, Butterfly Forest Collection designed by Ann Lauer for Benartex.  I…


FREE Gift Tags + Easy Sew Projects for the Holidays

Tis the season to be woefully behind I envy those who get all their holiday sewing and shopping done well before December. I’ve thought a lot about sewing and getting ready for the holidays but here I am with absolutely nothing completed let alone started. I’m afraid this year is going to be much like…

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Keeping Myself Challenged By Sewing Ball Gowns

A friend of mine recently planted this nugget of craziness in my brain: sew a ballgown. Now that it is  firmly lodged in my frontal lobe, all I can think of are ball gowns. I’ve already started collecting vintage patterns for the perfect one. This one here caught my eye; it’s a classic in every way.…


Learn 9 Tips For Sewing Darts

Learn more tips for perfect darts. What's Your Favorite Tip For Perfect Darts? Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily Darts. Those wonderful triangle shaped folds that help shape flat fabric to fit our individual bumps and curves. In addition to giving our garments structual purpose, darts can add interesting design details to an otherwise…