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Featured Blog Posts – February 2010 Archive (14)

Make Fabric Easter Eggs



So I thought this Easter project was extremely cool. Kim from "retro-mama", mom to two rambunctious boys and late-night designer and seamstress,…


Added by Susan on February 24, 2010 at 7:30pm — 8 Comments

How to find the secret code to qualify for the weekly give-away!

If you have already downloaded and installed the SWN toolbar this applies to YOU!

Each day I will add a secret code to your "Today's Code" button at the top right of…

Added by Susan on February 23, 2010 at 6:30am — 26 Comments

Get Your Tutorial Featured on SWN!

We are always looking for unique and creative tutorials to share with users on Sew What's New! If you have a tutorial or how-to demonstration that you think would interest our users, please contact us! We'd love to see it.





Added by Susan on February 22, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Sports Bra from Jogging Pants Tutorial - Recon!

Our very own

TawnyB had…

Added by Susan on February 22, 2010 at 12:30am — 5 Comments

Floating Feather Freebie Embroidery Design


Added by Susan on February 21, 2010 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

"Taggie" Baby Blanket Project

Mallory Murray of "Modern Mind, Vintage Heart" shares the perfect project for a baby shower. This is an ideal project when you need something very quickly, and babies love these. The project takes fewer than 30 minutes. This taggie-style little blanket, is perfectly sized for baby’s pincher…

Added by Susan on February 18, 2010 at 4:30pm — 8 Comments

Cover Your Eyes Raggedy Andy!

We have a local country store on my road...a real, 100+ year old country store, complete with baked goods, glass bottle milk and fresh eggs from the neighbor for sale (ah and yankee candles and quilted purses). Hmmmm I says to myself...maybe I can convince them to sell something I make. Enter - Raggedies.

Here she is. She's naked hairless & shoe-less,… Continue

Added by Birdie on February 16, 2010 at 7:30am — 7 Comments

Hints for Successful Stitching with Monofilament Thread

The two brands of monofilament thread Londa, of recommends are :…


Added by Susan on February 15, 2010 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Thread Catcher Tutorial by "mellebugandme"

This is a must have for every sewer! "mellebugandme" developed this very organized and well thought out tutorial.

What you will need:

• 3 different coloured


• …


Added by Susan on February 14, 2010 at 9:06am — 9 Comments

How to make fabric greeting cards

Learn how to make personalized and unique fabric greeting cards with this tutorial from "belle & burger". Never buy paper cards again! This is an excellent way to use up those scraps. If you've…


Added by Susan on February 12, 2010 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

Ric Rac Dahlias!

These cute shirred…


Added by Susan on February 11, 2010 at 6:00am — 12 Comments

Nice to meet you all.

Hi, my name is Masko, originally from Japan and have moved to the States in 2003.
My family and I first lived in New Orleans, LA, where my husband is from.
But within 2 years the hurricane Katrina hit the city and we had to relocate to Memphis, TN.

I loved it in Memphis. When we first evacuated there with nothing but some clothes, the local quilters generously donated scraps of fabrics, handmade pincushion, basic sewing supplies and got me ready to…

Added by Masko / StitchinSista on February 5, 2010 at 12:30am — 7 Comments

Make a Hat & Mittens from a Sweater (patterns!)

Here is a (very) basic pattern for hat and mittens set that Trish from "Simple Up" made from a felted cable-knit sweater. -- note that she's only allowed for very small (approx. 3/16 inch, or 4 mm) seams, since felted sweaters don't require finished edges.

Check out the patterns and instructions… Continue

Added by Susan on February 4, 2010 at 10:30am — 9 Comments

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