• 2023 NYE Sew Along

    New Year’s Eve Sew Along 2023 is Here!

    New Year’s Eve Sew Along 2023 with Sulky & Sallie Tomato Join us for our annual New Year’s Eve Sew Along from 12pm – 4pm ET and sew a totally rad new bag made of soft, velvety microsuede. Plus, learn how to make in-the-hoop charms and snaptabs to create keychains and decorative accents that hang from the bag straps. REGISTER NOW   We’re coming together LIVE to sew along in real time, teaching you how to make the new Veronica pattern by Sallie Tomato. Plus, we’ll add machine embroidery charms, courtesy of Parker on the Porch, that add to the 80’s vibe. Can’t join live? No worries! Every sew along registrant gets access to…

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    Roller Skate Charm In the Hoop

    Roller Skate Charm A roller skate charm is a cute addition to any summery bag or backpack. Whether you are a roller skater or know a roller skater, you’ll love a retro roller skate charm that acts as a decorative bag accent, key ring or luggage tag. A roller skate charm is nostalgic and fun, plus it makes a great quick gift. There are lots of roller skate charm in-the-hoop designs to choose from, available from different sellers online. Do a quick search and browse the offerings to locate one that’s perfect for your bag pattern, premade or homemade tassel, or gift recipient. For even more fun, add a tassel…

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    Fun Valentine Gifts to Give (and Receive!)

    Fun Valentine Gifts – Heart Pillow & More! Giving Valentine gifts is a nice way to say “I love you” to your sewing friends! Here are ideas of things to make or buy that are sure to put smiles on everyone’s faces. Valentine Heart Pillow This pillow was made using the free paper pieced heart templates from our Paper Pieced Heart Quilt pattern. I reduced the file size by 30% and then printed both the plain heart and the paper pieced heart onto Sulky Paper Solvy. Paper piece one heart using several fabric scraps, and then create the plain heart using a coordinating fabric. Stitch the heart perimeter with right…