Holiday

Stitch up a little cheer with easy to make sewing projects just for the holidays. Find holiday sewing projects, inspiration and free sewing patterns too!

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Planning ahead: Making a list for holiday sewing ideas & gifts

To early for Christmas sewing?   Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily SewDaily.com To be honest I love the idea of making napkins but I just haven't gotten around to it, which is a familiar theme for me – So many darn projects and not enough time! Napkins though, would be an adorable gift for…

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Mom's The Word When It Comes to Sewing

Happy Mother's Day, Sew Daily-ers! This year, I'm so lucky to spend Mother's Day with my mom, who lives back in my home state of Texas. I talk about my mom a lot on this blog. She's the original sewist. My inspiration and motivation comes from her and all of the wonderful things she put…

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What Are Your Sewing New Year Resolutions?

I love December and I love looking toward the New Year. I have many plans, as always for the upcoming sewing year. Here are a few of the sewing plans I have. And, I would love to hear what you have planned in the comments section below.   Happy New Year!                      First I want to…

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Happy Holidays from Sew Daily!

It's been a great year of sewing and creating and we wouldn't be here without you, our biggest fans. We love showing you cool tips and tricks to make your sewing easier and love sharing all the wonderful contributors, authors and designers that make Stitch what it is. We hope you have a wonderful holiday…

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Ornament Party Follow-Up: See This Step-by-Step Video on Fox Ornament

Last week, I had an ornament-making party with some "I don't sew!" friends, and we created The Fox Says Brr ornament from Stitch Modern Holidays. I blogged about the party and about how quickly they got into the project, staying and sewing until the wee hours What focus!      The cockeyed fox! Well, I also…

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Present Perfect: A Joyful Guide to Holiday Sewing by Betz White

Editor's Note: Betz White is the author of Present Perfect, a fabulous book for making gifts year-round, and especially helpful as we get into the last-minute days of gift-giving. You can download the book from the SewDaily Shop to get in those last few gifts today. And her tips for handmade holidays are good to…

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Getting My Non-Sewing Friends Together for a Holiday Sewing Party

Last Thursday night I had the time of my life. I invited about a dozen women over to my house to learn how to sew The Fox Says Brr ornament by Stephanie Woodson from Stitch Modern Holidays magazine. Before the sewing began. After.  Pure chaotic crafting joy.   Could my friend be any more entranced by sewing?…

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Present Perfect by Betz White is Pretty Perfect

If you are a closet grammarian like myself, you would already be in love with Betz White's new book, Present Perfect: 25 Gifts to Sew and Bestow. But there's already enough to love about Betz's sensibility, without the great title. Betz has been on the leading edge of the modern sewing movement, and her stylish…

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Do You Like to Sew While You are on Vacation?

Every Labor Day week, my husband and I head to the Pennsylvania mountains with dogs, cat, and boat in tow to spend our annual idyllic summer vacation at the lake. But that's not all we bring. For that week I also always pack my sewing machine, supplies, and some particularly recalcitrant projects, and I fantasize…