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Make a Cute Bow Clutch with Cricut Maker™

It’s true: the Cricut Maker is a must-have for creating professional-looking transfers in glittery vinyl and perfectly cute paper crafts. But this state-of-the-art machine is also a sewist’s best friend. Simply upload your own pattern into the Cricut Design Space software or choose from hundreds of digital patterns, including this chic Bow Clutch from Sew…

11 Trends to Sew in 2019

If fashion industry experts are correct, 2019 is going to be a fun year in fashion and sewing. We’re seeing a big continuation of 90s influence for 2019, along with a few other trends we’re happy are sticking around. Read on for our picks for the top sewing trends for 2019, with pattern recommendations if…

Sew News 2018: A Year in Review

Before we jump into 2019 – all those resolutions and planning that we love – we wanted to take a quick look back at some of our favorites from Sew News 2018. We introduced a new column this year called Clothes Minded and welcomed a variety of sewing stars on to discuss their wardrobe planning…

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Sewing Gift List: Practical & Fun!

We sincerely hope you enjoy the products we recommend. Sew Daily may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication. Most of these I have tried and have in my sewing room and really enjoy. Leave a comment if…

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Answers to Sewing Trivia & IQ Test!

  1. What does RST mean? RST is short for Right Sides Together 2. How often should one change the needle on a sewing machine? Most say every time you start a new project. Some sewing machine dealers will say every four hours. 3. What does interfacing do? Interfacing gives light to heavy support. Often…

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Make this Mouse Pouch with the Cricut Maker™

|Sponsored Content| Cricut Maker isn’t just for paper crafting and vinyl transfers. This state-of-the-art machine cuts out sewing patterns effortlessly, preparing them in a fraction of the time it takes by hand. Its effortless precision makes cutting any fabric a breeze—no more silk snags or pleather shifting. Upload your own patterns into the cloud-based Cricut…

Pattern Review: Lander Pants by True Bias

If you’re loving the high-waisted wide-leg pant this season, you’re in good company! I have to admit, it’s not a style I would have initially been drawn to, but the high waist kind of magically lengthens the leg, especially for those of us on the shorter end of the spectrum. The Lander Pants by True…

Metal Frame Bags

Make A Metal Frame Bag

Have you started sewing metal frame bags? I finally jumped in and created my first metal frame bag, and I love it! I used the Purse-Frame Clutch pattern from  Style & Swing 12 Structured Handbags. If you’re looking for cute bags and purses Susan Dunlop has lovely soft structured bags of all shapes and sizes.…

FREE Sewing Patterns from Sew It All 12! + A SNEAK PEEK

We’re so excited about the new issue of Sew It All! Throughout the month, we’ll be showing you some of our favorite projects from Volume 12. I’m sure you’re not surprised to hear that a favorite ended up on the cover. We love this lunch bag because it’s pretty, useful and easy to make… and…

Making It, a New Crafty TV Show

“Making things connects you to each other, to yourself and to a bigger world. And we all kinda need that right now.” ~Amy PoehlerThe new crafting competition series, Making It, airs on NBC July 31 at 10/9c. From sewing to quilting to decoupage to woodworking, this show features all sorts of crafting mediums and a few…