They’re some of the most disheartening events: the day you outgrow your favorite pair of jeans or lose a little weight and try to pull on a cherished shirt…only to find your arms are drowning in fabric! You don’t want to throw these items out, but you’re also not comfortable in them anymore. The awesome […]
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Summer is coming, I’m loving the idea of transitioning from winter scarves to summer light weight cotton scarves. Its easy to either make your own or transform a thrift shop purchase to sew your own accessories. These scarves are inspired by the Japanese shibori style. Shibori stems from Japan, its a technique which involves folding, […]
Attention all sewing enthusiasts! AllFreeSewing and FaveQuilts are proud to announce our first ever list of the 30 best sewing bloggers 30 and under. While we all know that anyone can fall in love with sewing or quilting at any age, these young quilting and sewing bloggers balance college, work, family life, teaching, filming videos, […]
It’s me again, Quilting Friends-Carolyn Wainscott, with a different use for our old favorite traditional quilt block, the Dresden Plate. The first quilt my mother made when she retired from teaching and learning quilting was the Dresden Plate. My project today is “How To Make A Dresden Plate Pillow Scarf”. I much prefer a pillow […]
Easter is almost here! Your to-do list for the big day may already include finding the right treats for kids, tracking down some cute decorations, and squeezing in a haircut for everyone in the family. You’re already busy. But have you thought about what you and your daughter will wear this year? Don’t panic! Instead […]
This bag is a gorgeous size. It has an internal zip pocket and is fastened with a magnetic snap. The bag is made with pieces of denim, adorned with sashiko stitching. This bag is perfect for your wallet, mobile, hairbrush, notepad, tablet. This particular bag has pieces of shibori inspired dyed denim scraps to add […]
Spring is in the air, and that means one thing to sewists: the perfect opportunity for making some fabulous spring dresses, skirts, and more! One of the best reasons for making your own spring wardrobe is to avoid ill-fitting clothes found in stores; since every body is unique and beautiful, and since store-bought clothing isn’t […]