Sewing Technique

July 4 Placemat

Red, White, and Blue Placemat with a Summertime Sale!

Summer is here and it’s almost the 4th of July. Time for family gatherings, picnics, and fireworks! Enjoy this fun Independence Day sewing project – a red, white, and blue placemat to dress your table for holiday dinners. It’s made with an easy quilt-as-you-go technique and a wrap-around binding method to finish it off. Keep […] Read more…

SW cropped cover

Exciting News for New Sewers!

If you are a new sewer, a non-sewer who wants to learn, or a confident beginner, I have news for you. In a few days, I will be introducing my first Sewfeet eBook, Sew What…A Beginner’s Guide to Sewing. This 70-page eBook is an introduction to sewing. Written for new sewers, non-sewers, and confident beginners, […] Read more…

Eighth inch seam

French Seams with Patchwork Foot

Today’s post is a tutorial on stitching a seaming treatment that is good for sheers, fabrics that ravel easily, and light to medium weight fabrics that need a sturdy seam. The finished French seam hides all raw edges, which is an elegant way to make the inside of your garment clean and neat. Today, you […] Read more…

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Creative Cords

Here’s an easy way to create custom cord to match or coordinate with any project.  Start with a piece of yarn, about 12″-15″ longer than the desired finished cord length. Add Braiding Foot #21 and start making cord! You can use multiple pieces as long as they fit into the hole on the top of the […] Read more…

snowman

Let it Snow!

As I write this post, it is summer and I am in very sunny, very warm Florida. So why am I writing about snow? I want to show you a cute, whimsical snowman created by felting wool roving onto a wool felt background. Click the image below for a short little video that shows how it […] Read more…

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