Sewing Tools & Resources

Don’t know what the doodad in your sewing basket does? Find out what sewing tools you need and their function to keep your sewing projects looking professional.

Denim Skirt

#1 Sewing Skill You’ve Always Wanted To Learn

One of the perks of this job is working (is it really work?) on garment projects. We received new fabric from Art Gallery Fabrics and I made a lovely skirt using their new denim line. I haven’t sewn much with denim, but this particular fabric is buttery soft, with a tiny bit of stretch. The…

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Fall Sewing Inspo + An Old Favorite Is Back!

It is official. I have begun to work on fall  sewing projects. I pulled out my very purple wool cape last weekend and was able to work on it during a lull in our heat wave. I now have most of the cape finished with only minor clean up and the hem to finish. After…

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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…

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Me Made May – What Is It? How Do I Participate?

I posted on Facebook, asking who was participating in Me Made May. What I didn’t realize is that most people had no idea what I was talking about! My apologies for living in a sewing bubble, I assumed everyone knew what I was referring too. Me Made May is an entire month devoted to showing…

Serger Tips

Basic Serger Maintenance Tips

Today’s post is all about keeping your serger in great shape. Read on for tips on keeping your serger running smooth. Since its introduction in the 1980s, the home serger has been a workhorse in many sewing rooms. Using the serger as a companion to the sewing machine elevates the finished look of any project…

Sewcial Sewing Retreats

Check Out A New Sewing Retreat Happening April 8-10

At Sew News we’re all super excited to hear about a fun, new sewing retreat called Sewcial. It’s the sewing vacation you deserve! Have you always wanted to go to a sewing retreat? What could be better than sewing all weekend and learning from the top industry pros? Meet up with friends and find new…

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How To Make The Best Images For Your Sewing or Craft Blog

  Create Beautiful Images With Graphic Stock Jill Case, Sew Daily Online Editor SewDaily.com I’ve always wanted to be a graphic artist. In my job as Online Editor for Sew Daily I have the opportunity to play around with images and graphic design programs as part of my job. It really is a fun part…