Tag: Hand Sewing

Hand Sewing

Tips for Hand Sewing! For Couture Sewing & Beyond

I’ve always loved hand sewing, and, like most of us, it was some of the first sewing that I did. But I took my hand sewing to a new level when I was studying for a couture certificate. Pin, baste, sew was the mantra. Where previously, I had only seen basting as an impatient step…

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Embroidery + Modern = Modern Love

Irresistible Embroidered Bags Embroidery + Modern = Modern Love Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily SewDaily.com Never gonna fall forModern Love walks beside meModern Love walks on byModern Love gets me to the church on time– David Bowie Modern Love Embroidery has been making a comeback lately as are all things handcrafted. When I think…

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Playing Favorites with BurdaStyle’s Denise Wild

Today, BurdaStyle editor Denise Wild is stopping by Sew Daily to share her favorite sewing tips, tools and notions that are also part of her new book, Mend & Make Fabulous. Grab a copy of Mend & Make in the Sew Daily shop and ask Denise what more of her favorites are (color? movie? Team…

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I Challenge Thee To A Bunny Sew Off!

I am not a fast seamstress. Any time I try to make something quick disaster strikes. And, so it happened with my bunny that I made from Sew Fun: 20 Projects for the Whole Family. Sew Fun has adorable projects that are a perfect way to sew with little ones or for little ones. Some…

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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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Sewing Fun Home Accessories

Do you need to brighten up your home with easy to sew home decór projects? Any time is a good time to change up your home or apartment. Stitching up a set of new pillows or making curtains can really change how a room looks. If you need ideas on what to create Craft Tree:…

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Oh, the Stories this Pucci Dress Could Tell!

One of our assistant editors showed up with a real gem recently: a Pucci dress that her mother-in-law had purchased in the 1960s while on her honeymoon in Italy. Pucci. Italy. 1960s. The very trio of words evoke images of a suave and elegant time. Straight out of 1960s Italy. Time's have changed:  A size…

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Learn Vintage Embroidery Techniques in Artfully Embroidered

The popularity of embroidery continues to be on the rise, and as lovers of needlework develop their skills, they seek more challenging and unusual motifs. As such, those doing embroidery handwork are turning to vintage techniques to expand their repertoire of hand stitches. Artfully Embroidered by Naoko Shimoda Part of the appeal of embroidery is…

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I just finished my upcycled hand-embroidered $7 dress!

A few newsletters ago, I blogged that I had purchased a really cute cream, mod-style '60s dress for $7, but it had some marks on it that could not be removed. I decided to embroider the dress with small flowers to cover up the marks, and penciled in a pattern to follow with embroidery floss.…