• Gifts to Sew + Free Patterns

    Quick Gifts to Sew + Free Patterns We’re all running out of time to make holiday gifts, so we’ve compiled eight quick gifts to sew that you can make before the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve. These quick gifts to sew are also small-scale projects, which means you can utilize your fabric stash! Plus, you can choose different embroidery designs, add fun embellishments, and experiment with various thread weights and types to make each quick gift unique. Fleece Hat Everyone can use a hat during the winter months! This fleece hat pattern comes in kid and adult sizing, and it’s easily sewn in less than two hours. If you…

  • Gifts For Sewists

    Finding the perfect gift for my sewing friends should be easy. They love sewing, just like me; so if I would like it, they will like it! Well, I have found that isn’t always the case! More than once, I have given a gift to a sewing friend and been met with that fake smile and forced, “oh, thank you.” Some have even said, “Oh good! something else I won’t have time to make.” (Don’t worry, those people went on the “don’t buy a gift for them” list). In an effort to become a better gift-giver myself, I have done some research and made a list of gifts that sewists actually want.…

  • Great Mother’s Day Gifts – Especially If Your Mama Sews

    Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if your spring has been anything like mine, you haven’t had 3 seconds to think about what to give to your mom. If your mama is a sewist like mine, here are some great tutorials that I found around the web (do we still call it that?) for some great gift ideas. Pin Cushions! Sewists can never have enough of these! I just counted and in my sewing studio, I have 6 and they are all in use. I love this one and it can be done in about 30 minutes: Make this one even more special by using a cup that…

  • Great Gifts For Sewists

    Finding the perfect gift for yourself, that is easy, but finding the right gift for your sewing friends, not so much! Do you have any friends who don’t sew? If you do, just forward them this blog post. Gifts For Sewists An Amazing Seam Ripper – Like it or not, we all reverse sew, so why not have a beautiful seam ripper. I adore this one from Barney Pens. They are hand crafted and custom made, but at $35, they will not break the bank. My favorite is the one that hangs around your neck because it just looks like a great piece of jewelry! If you see my hubby, tell…

  • Great Gifts for Quilters & Sewists

    Can we be honest about something? Why is it so hard to buy gifts for fellow quilters and sewists? You don’t know what they already have or want, and for some reason we don’t usually think to make them something even though they would appreciate and understand the time and effort it took to make something rather than just go out and buy it. I don’t know about you, but I often find my best sewing friends are the hardest to find the right gifts for. So I have asked my friends, done research, and I came up with a list of things that I think would make great gifts. The holidays…