Added by Vivian J Hansen on June 30, 2011 at 10:22pm — No Comments
Added by Deborah Jalving on June 30, 2011 at 12:07am — No Comments
One year ago June 22, my dear dog Emmie, whom I love dearly, spotted a rabbit in the corner of our back yard. Unfortunately, she and I were both on the top step of my back porch and her leash was looped around my wrist when she took off after said rabbit. I went air born…
This is my first post to the group.
I have a Husqvarna Viking Platinum 770. Lately the tension is terrible. It doesn't matter what needle, fabric or thread I use after sewing a seam I can take the bobbin thread and pull the stitching out like it was…Continue
What do you get when you combine a t-shirt and a skirt? Why, a t-skirt, of course! This was my way of turning a skirt that didn't fit me around the waist anymore into a shirt that I could wear all over again. …Continue
I found this and thought I'd share since I see a lot of you ask about labeling your garments and anything you might make to sell. I am concerned about applying paint thinner to synthetics - so please do a test before you try this on ANY FABRIC. Please don't send me a photo of a ruined project. ;)
It's Sew Easy, Series 100 is a NEW sewing show on the horizon offering Public Television viewers a novel approach to sewing through unique television experience.
The program is based on sewing and pattern designers featuring education that revolves around their expertise. Projects demonstrated are easy enough for beginners but creatively challenging for seasoned stitchers. The experts concentrate on easy ways to accomplish great sewing projects without the…
An old sling bag (mine was torn!) preferably with a zipper
Needle & thread
A nice button
See the how to…Continue
Added by agy on June 16, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
Added by Shannon on June 10, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments
I stumbled on this photo of this sofa and wondered how exactly they were able to create a stable "framework" using these pillows so that it keeps it's shape. This is a neat idea, but I do wonder if it actually works.…
Well I am a newbie here, however, I've been sewing since I was 3 years old and I am 74.
I have never blogged so this is a first!
Bread Bag Tutorials:
Wrapping fresh bread in ordinary kitchen towels is an excellent way to keep it nice and fresh throughout the day. This is a very quick, easy, inexpensive, and useful craft item. If you don’t bake your own bread, these bags are good storage for artisan breads you buy in a bakery as well. These bags would make nice housewarming gifts - of course with some fresh bread…Continue
Added by Susan on June 3, 2011 at 6:49am — No Comments
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Sarah Greaves is a Manchester (UK) based artist who uses embroidery to graffiti on to every day objects. The debut solo exhibition of what Sarah has called "embroidered graffiti" is to show a very different sort of needlework to the sewing and samplers that many would associate with the art form. This art exhibit is a must see.
Click the image below to see this incredible embroidery art form: