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.

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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…

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Basic Serger Maintenance Tips

National Serger Month is all month long. We’re dishing out helpful serger tips and tricks, plus fun serger projects. Be sure to check out the National Serger Month website for more projects and tips. Today’s post is all about keeping your serger in great shape. Read on for tips on keeping your serger running smooth.…

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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…

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The Elusive Holy Sewing Grail: Well Fitting Pants

Perfection In Pants Don’t Give Up On A Dream (Of Pants That Fit) Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily SewDaily.com Never, never, never give up. – Winston Churchill Over the summer I sew a lot of dresses and skirts primarily because they are cooler than pants. However, I do like to sew easy, elastic waist…

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What's Your Favorite Sewing Tool + A Chance To Win!

Tools of the trade What's Your Favorite Sewing Tool + A Chance To Win! Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily SewDaily.com We all have our favorite sewing tool, sewing book, sewing blog. And, as you become better as a seamstress your favorite list grows. I can't be far from my favorite snips and I love…