Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? (converted from Atom 1.0) Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? 2017-03-26T05:08:54Z <p><a href="http://sew-whats-new.net/tag/denim/" target="_blank"></a></p> <p><span class="font-size-3"><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/F2Psn398QBwL-w0MGAk1BKKdTMKvnhOQEvc-4zRLi3QgLVZ7A7I7yr2t4Egs6n-NDRfond25YWxZxokKT4ceYL0T0vKB-tF0/Mynewcovers2.jpg" target="_self"><img class="align-center" height="294" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/F2Psn398QBwL-w0MGAk1BKKdTMKvnhOQEvc-4zRLi3QgLVZ7A7I7yr2t4Egs6n-NDRfond25YWxZxokKT4ceYL0T0vKB-tF0/Mynewcovers2.jpg" width="478"></img></a> Back in 2012 I made these covers for my sewing machine and …</span></p> (...) Slouchy Recycled Denim Sewing Machine Cover & Accessory Storage http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:380532 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2017-03-12:2031451:BlogPost:380532 2017-03-12T19:30:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <center><iframe allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PL-Zgi69Atpm8-_HJSjeb1TQbW8020pIXI&amp;wmode=opaque" width="560"></iframe> </center> <p> </p> <p><span class="font-size-3">As modern and traditional quilters and garment sewers, we at Sew What's New prefer to use <strong><a href="http://sew-whats-new.net/pel3" target="_blank">Oliso Smart Irons</a></strong> for pressing our sewing and quilting projects every day.  In…</span></p> (...) Oliso Smart Iron Products - Comments on the Oliso® TG1600 Pro http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:380701 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2017-03-07:2031451:BlogPost:380701 2017-03-07T19:39:05.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="Modern Quilt Block on Vintage Brother Sewing Machine " class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-3188" height="975" src="http://sew-whats-new.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/20170301_153235-1-e1488403078892.jpg" width="600"></img></p> <p><span class="font-size-3">I intend to use this block as the front of a bag. What kind of bag - I have no idea yet. The fabrics are from <a href="http://tidd.ly/f8724e37" rel="nofollow" target="new"><b>Joel Dewberry</b></a>, and I think there is an orphan strip from a <strong><a href="http://tidd.ly/6461de58" rel="nofollow" target="new">Spring Zing Batiks strip pack</a></strong> in there. I used a scrap of …</span></p> (...) Hot and Spicy Block - Quilt as You Go with Joel Dewberry Fabric http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:380411 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2017-03-01:2031451:BlogPost:380411 2017-03-01T21:30:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><span class="font-size-3">I've had another request for some Memory Cushions, using a vintage silk Wedding Dress,</span></span><span style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"> and a satin and lace Christening Gown.  The dress was made by the bride (now aged 100) from parachute silk after World War II.  The Christening Gown she made out of her daughter's Wedding Dress for her…</span></p> (...) Vintage Silk Memories Cushions http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:377092 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2017-02-21:2031451:BlogPost:377092 2017-02-21T15:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;">I was moaning about the dreary weather when I got an e-mail that brightened my day. <a href="https://www.chriswdesigns.com/" target="_blank">Christine</a> asked me to be a tester for her latest <a href="https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/499344906/ellens-esplanade-easy-street-cross-body" target="_blank">Easy Street Pattern "Ellen's Esplanade"</a>. It can be sewn from quilt weight cottons or combined with…</span></p> (...) My Pattern Tester Bag for ChrisWDesigns "Ellen's Esplanade" http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:379618 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2017-02-16:2031451:BlogPost:379618 2017-02-16T22:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/JF-pWsE9wxfPeJmuX7WAS3x5MUwu1-NrBTVE1MJgKFMy4vW4VbO7I1olsRh9-*jK9qhLO5raSGW9Jnhv7lNPXvvElLMaOU1P/Thiswoodenbox.jpg" target="_self"><img class="align-center" height="387" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/JF-pWsE9wxfPeJmuX7WAS3x5MUwu1-NrBTVE1MJgKFMy4vW4VbO7I1olsRh9-*jK9qhLO5raSGW9Jnhv7lNPXvvElLMaOU1P/Thiswoodenbox.jpg?width=450" width="290"></img></a></span></p> <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;">I have gradually amassed quite a collection of different feet for my Janome.  To start off with they all fitted in this little wooden box.…</span></p> (...) Sewing Machine Feet Storage http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:334175 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2014-04-10:2031451:BlogPost:334175 2014-04-10T19:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/cALG6tQ00kfbIUhGJgbErwGjMJV*nxDm-N*u-k7ZGysjt4fil7IVE57FJX2Z5uE*UkOzENZxxA*2E8-nMcvqevopMO9lBGhq/PantAlterationms.jpg" target="_self"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/cALG6tQ00kfbIUhGJgbErwGjMJV*nxDm-N*u-k7ZGysjt4fil7IVE57FJX2Z5uE*UkOzENZxxA*2E8-nMcvqevopMO9lBGhq/PantAlterationms.jpg?width=750" width="750"></img></a></p> <p style="text-align: right;"><em><a href="http://www.palmerpletsch.com/store/index.htm" target="_blank">Image from Pants for Real People</a></em></p> <p style="text-align: right;"></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><em><span>Sunni of "A Fashionable Stitch" hosted a trouser Sew-Along.  <span>Armed with…</span></span></em></p> (...) A Fashionable Stitch + Trouser Sewing and Alterations http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:305816 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2017-01-08:2031451:BlogPost:305816 2017-01-08T16:30:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/RnxjYN0X5lQ8RYrOyUy71oJprX14dIjdfpoHsE*BVhDDOateTSt7n9Swksc8*XgN4m2HbmcCbLtbIWq8ke1xh21-6OecaVBN/IMG_1082.JPG" target="_self"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/RnxjYN0X5lQ8RYrOyUy71oJprX14dIjdfpoHsE*BVhDDOateTSt7n9Swksc8*XgN4m2HbmcCbLtbIWq8ke1xh21-6OecaVBN/IMG_1082.JPG?width=450" width="450"></img></a></span></p> <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;">The finished cushion, but then I thought maybe I should make more of my idea of using the back to leave a message....…</span></p> (...) ....and the back of the Angler's Memory Cushion! http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:376327 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-09-20:2031451:BlogPost:376327 2016-09-20T21:52:37.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/8jjNHgLtomK5qCO-*zKv30Qd2cvfJDnMtadkkwzLfCKTB8hB1KfNwvk5U67GMVGSuIFZnnurzsaHbDNVPb65VSGjf60HUd1k/1392634010_50_full.jpg" target="_self"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/8jjNHgLtomK5qCO-*zKv30Qd2cvfJDnMtadkkwzLfCKTB8hB1KfNwvk5U67GMVGSuIFZnnurzsaHbDNVPb65VSGjf60HUd1k/1392634010_50_full.jpg?width=450" width="450"></img></a></p> <blockquote><p style="text-align: center;"><span class="font-size-2" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.hovetonhallestate.co.uk">hoveton hall estate…</a></span></p> </blockquote> <p></p> (...) Sewing Envelope Scatter Cushions http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:379030 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2017-01-12:2031451:BlogPost:379030 2017-01-12T23:30:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/dM9WbuK-4RbB9S9cLem9IFhmcLpoAwM-2UdbxQGakSSyHVC1uMan-7JY6OnaiOP0nwhkqyCqpGM7cilu*U78Sk9EO49LUqaF/SeagullCushion.JPG" target="_self"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/dM9WbuK-4RbB9S9cLem9IFhmcLpoAwM-2UdbxQGakSSyHVC1uMan-7JY6OnaiOP0nwhkqyCqpGM7cilu*U78Sk9EO49LUqaF/SeagullCushion.JPG?width=450" width="450"></img></a></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="http://bustleandsew.com/product/seagull-cushion-cover/" target="_blank">Seagull Cushion (Bustle &amp;…</a></span></p> (...) Dad's Christmas Present - a photo cushion of him and all his great grandchildren http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:378214 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-12-25:2031451:BlogPost:378214 2016-12-25T19:30:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/159501305/designer-handbag-pattern-pdf-for-sewing" target="_blank"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/jPkKNYv*PqRD-iuZyjb-K3hGCR6MQ7IMqYCEKMN14VFQEuLc6rzgir4YsfWd6u3OZNpV7S5meTuQIxQvJeFTzM8Dlt-xEMed/download1.jpg?width=183" width="183"></img></a></span></p> <p></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/159501305/designer-handbag-pattern-pdf-for-sewing" target="_blank">The Sugar and Spice ePattern from ChrisW Designs</a></p> <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;">My…</span></p> (...) The Sugar and Spice Purse Sewing Project and a Gift for Sis this Christmas http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:377849 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-12-15:2031451:BlogPost:377849 2016-12-15T21:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><a href="https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/466116628/the-urban-bucket-bag" target="_blank"><img class="align-center" src="http://littlemoodesigns.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/urbanbucket.jpg?width=350" width="350"></img></a></p> <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;">I liked the look of this bag as soon as I saw the one Bobbin Girl girl made on her <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BJ5EqHOhY08/" target="_blank">Instagram</a> page, and bought <a href="https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/466116628/the-urban-bucket-bag" target="_blank">the epattern</a>.  When my niece wanted…</span></p> (...) Christmas Present for a Teenager - The Urban Bucket Bag (Little Moo Designs) http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:377182 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-12-02:2031451:BlogPost:377182 2016-12-02T18:30:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/128478918/pdf-messenger-bag-pattern-with-3" target="_blank"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/vDq19vhV0OSGcZMZ4w6fqkdqmlo-cv5aeWyN7aj-vFNhRb6PHwJiEv0-VkfcF4GnbQyy-acX4AZ4FzQJNV--FQmcN2MYCDnD/download.jpg?width=350" width="350"></img></a> I was asked by Shona to make her a bag using recycled denim with an <strong><a href="http://tidd.ly/3c0e7592" target="_blank">appliqued butterfly</a></strong> on the flap for decoration.  I was given a sketch with dimensions and having looked at several patterns we decided to try the …</span></p> (...) Recycled Denim Genevieve Bag - PDF Pattern by Chris W Designs http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:373941 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-11-16:2031451:BlogPost:373941 2016-11-16T19:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://shareasale.com/r.cfm?b=903243&amp;u=643719&amp;m=50439&amp;urllink=&amp;afftrack=" target="_blank"><img alt="Accuquilt" border="0" src="http://static.shareasale.com/image/50439/CAPAQ1609-468x60.gif"></img></a></p> <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/vJaGaFiE2qoHf2UHw8ZGLJI4xcIQxJYMD4KXZPG0s4ytsRtiVq57nH7*JFO3tfHyf-1fFsaGpQXXcONnEcd*q6b1-B8fixV5/Hall.JPG" target="_self"><img class="align-center" height="290" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/vJaGaFiE2qoHf2UHw8ZGLJI4xcIQxJYMD4KXZPG0s4ytsRtiVq57nH7*JFO3tfHyf-1fFsaGpQXXcONnEcd*q6b1-B8fixV5/Hall.JPG?width=350" width="387"></img></a> They have a Christmas event up at the…</span></p> (...) CHRISTMAS APRONS and Free Pattern Download http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:364661 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2015-11-24:2031451:BlogPost:364661 2015-11-24T23:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span><span class="font-size-3"><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/AY*SjrncyfrimbZDkY3EzpLQB2wO2HNoTBIfbb5peUivQWheZ5wWc68SfcOxY27hPgrsPPYGO6IPb7BqudCUsmFp02RigSsA/IMG_1330.JPG" target="_self"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/AY*SjrncyfrimbZDkY3EzpLQB2wO2HNoTBIfbb5peUivQWheZ5wWc68SfcOxY27hPgrsPPYGO6IPb7BqudCUsmFp02RigSsA/IMG_1330.JPG?width=450" width="450"></img></a> I stitched an <a href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/217548105/no-709-evelyn-tablet-bag-pdf-pattern" target="_blank">Evelyn Tablet Bag</a> (sewing pattern by <a href="https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/sewingwithme3" target="_blank">I Think Sew</a>) for my iPad when I first got it, as I took…</span></span></p> (...) Quick Gift Idea - Sew a Personalized Gadget Guard http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:377067 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-11-08:2031451:BlogPost:377067 2016-11-08T11:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/83265093/shoulder-bag-pdf-pattern-cross-body" target="_blank"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/p*3v1Fh0sSs6*Djv**t5VZ0bgJmd16HFz9-w*Tek7D3*sRrg2dYSYOhH2grZMRtouh5b4UG*6BIMWbuOfXJtz6XxvHDrvMNB/EmmaCollage.jpg?width=508" style="padding: 10px;" width="508"></img></a></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;">The original "<strong><a href="https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/83265093/shoulder-bag-pdf-pattern-cross-body" target="_blank">Emma</a></strong>" and the new revamped…</span></em></p> (...) The Revamped Emma Bag Sewing Project and PDF Pattern from Chris W Designs http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:376771 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-10-23:2031451:BlogPost:376771 2016-10-23T13:30:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span><span><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/zogvUtrhf2sV*4i81IReYOc6k8nUAEzAefAt08NZEamUVS3-omAVBcFir*It-5Ikyxdk8-H3tJlz04Pvk0Rqd0EFOWrNIJar/51296321.jpg" target="_self"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/zogvUtrhf2sV*4i81IReYOc6k8nUAEzAefAt08NZEamUVS3-omAVBcFir*It-5Ikyxdk8-H3tJlz04Pvk0Rqd0EFOWrNIJar/51296321.jpg?width=750" width="750"></img></a></span></span></p> <p></p> <p><span><span>Lately, I've been learning how to sew, and it's somehow both easier and harder than I thought it would be. I am not, as it turns out, Maria von Trapp, and although I haven't come too far in my studies, I've already wasted a lot of thread making dumb-ass mistakes.…</span></span></p> (...) 5 Ways Learning To Sew Improves Your Fashion I.Q. - By Candace Bryan http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:324680 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2013-10-15:2031451:BlogPost:324680 2013-10-15T14:41:08.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/sBKqczAM5hICNP7hvWqSAJdgX6F4ukFwBZz9MThmqX6PopuNTHuOX-iBHfPxScgOmnttkBdOS1Z0Eus0wXt8ikkLnAY9HATf/TuxasAngler1.jpg" target="_self"><img class="align-center" height="281" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/sBKqczAM5hICNP7hvWqSAJdgX6F4ukFwBZz9MThmqX6PopuNTHuOX-iBHfPxScgOmnttkBdOS1Z0Eus0wXt8ikkLnAY9HATf/TuxasAngler1.jpg?width=450" width="269"></img></a> <span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;">I have another commission for a memory cushion, but this time it's for her 'other half'. He enjoys fishing so she gave me this photo of him with his catch to use.  I had to edit out the carrier bag, tilt and crop it before trying it out…</span></p> (...) Sewing for Men - The Angler's Memory Cushion http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:376120 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-09-18:2031451:BlogPost:376120 2016-09-18T22:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <div class="separator"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-3PPjCh8aSKg/Vqo-ta8uLQI/AAAAAAAAUuM/t0LcrtTUWhg/s1600/Cam%2BDump%2B103.JPG" target="_blank"><img class="align-center" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-3PPjCh8aSKg/Vqo-ta8uLQI/AAAAAAAAUuM/t0LcrtTUWhg/s320/Cam%2BDump%2B103.JPG?width=214" width="214"></img></a></div> <div class="separator"></div> <div class="separator"><span>A couple of weeks ago, I was introduced to the </span><strong><a href="http://www.lekala.co/catalog/free%20patterns/womanfree" target="_blank">free PDF patterns on the Lekala Sewing Patterns</a></strong><span> website. Upon perusal, I came across this gem of a…</span></div> (...) Ain't Yo Momma's Jean Skirt - Beautiful Ombre Denim Twirl Skirt http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:376118 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-10-15:2031451:BlogPost:376118 2016-10-15T14:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;">A few years ago a friend of mine asked me to do some alterations for her.  She teaches ballet to students at our local university, and they bought her a hooded sweatshirt and a black tshirt with ballet decals. She appreciated the thought, but not the style!  She wanted to know if I could alter them so the hoodie opened down the front, and do something with the t-shirt.  You can read the post I did …</span></p> (...) Alterations and Cardigans http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:371588 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-06-28:2031451:BlogPost:371588 2016-06-28T06:12:06.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/p-XRgTIeFsE*kqWZeNU9TZHfizauJ5OjtKtalXJbd*NnqBuaZQTVL8FW-wmJrZyT1pSlr5NUTMq1W9fBmvkcTt9Xd94xVmDu/download1.jpg" target="_self"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/p-XRgTIeFsE*kqWZeNU9TZHfizauJ5OjtKtalXJbd*NnqBuaZQTVL8FW-wmJrZyT1pSlr5NUTMq1W9fBmvkcTt9Xd94xVmDu/download1.jpg?width=350" width="350"></img></a> <span class="font-size-3">I wanted a new bag, something I could carry my iPad Air in, as it didn't really fit inside my current bag.  So I went browsing the indie sites  and I chose this pattern, the…</span></span></p> (...) The Evelyn Tablet Bag Sewing Project http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:373148 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-07-20:2031451:BlogPost:373148 2016-07-20T18:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <div class="separator"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Ip4Ubl3E-vc/VODmtNt8N_I/AAAAAAAAOec/G6GWl-p1jeE/s1600/20150215_105930.jpg"><img border="0" height="180" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Ip4Ubl3E-vc/VODmtNt8N_I/AAAAAAAAOec/G6GWl-p1jeE/s1600/20150215_105930.jpg" width="320"></img></a></div> <p><br></br> <span>Once I finished </span><span>, I decided that the kids in my sewing classes needed pin cushions. After scouring the internet for fun ideas that I could sew in bulk, I eventually realized that it was best to keep it simple - a wrist pin cushion seemed the most practical. Circles are my preferred shape, so I found a roll of…</span></p> (...) How to Make Wrist Pin Cushions http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:350609 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2015-02-16:2031451:BlogPost:350609 2015-02-16T15:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/8ohGY512EkZ7kePmSHDI1wTrNwMjq4ev5n-j1YDxhtvtFvGSVuzI87ZYkeWIDgwdT5LwZ33tCAwN5WmTz3lhEDd4LYVb09Hj/MemoriesCushion.JPG" target="_self"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/8ohGY512EkZ7kePmSHDI1wTrNwMjq4ev5n-j1YDxhtvtFvGSVuzI87ZYkeWIDgwdT5LwZ33tCAwN5WmTz3lhEDd4LYVb09Hj/MemoriesCushion.JPG?width=450" width="450"></img></a></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="http://sew-whats-new.com/profiles/blogs/embroidered-memories-cushion-sewing" target="_self">My Memories…</a></span></p> (...) Photo Memory Cushion with Handmade Lace, Hand Embroidery, Applique, Silk Ribbon and more! http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:375642 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-09-05:2031451:BlogPost:375642 2016-09-05T20:30:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-4">An Easy Street sewing pattern from ChrisWDesigns</span></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p><span style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><span class="font-size-3"><a href="https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/259108369/abbys-alley-tote-sew-sell-easy-street" target="_blank"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/iCFrlQwi5qqt5hwIDkbt41vtEMue522oaI598ChYM13g3a8lInMvatwjr*-i6Rjiq3XHNox6U8vIQFGdPYic*6yhS50aF8r7/AbbysAlleybyNamrata.jpg?width=369" width="369"></img></a> I'm a great fan of <strong><a href="https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/ChrisWDesigns" target="_blank">Chris W Designs</a></strong>, I have learnt a lot from making her bags. Her instructions are…</span></span></p> (...) Abby's Alley Striped Beach Bag Sewing Project http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:373249 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-08-25:2031451:BlogPost:373249 2016-08-25T13:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/-Za2eTi5X1GZ*VE7RsSvlaYokEThyGZ6MMN-A-AU2I9z14P8aSiFHC1wJ2aLGAd8qu4jndUtc35ul3ZE8il*bD9oNZWELx4D/DSCN3521.JPG" target="_self"><img class="align-center" height="358" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/-Za2eTi5X1GZ*VE7RsSvlaYokEThyGZ6MMN-A-AU2I9z14P8aSiFHC1wJ2aLGAd8qu4jndUtc35ul3ZE8il*bD9oNZWELx4D/DSCN3521.JPG?width=450" width="318"></img></a></span></p> <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;">I bought this pattern as I liked the simple design, a front and two backs and enough fulness to give a nice drape.  No facings, just…</span></p> (...) Sewing the Tropical Vibe Sleeveless Sundress - McCalls Pattern 6957 http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:372791 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-08-10:2031451:BlogPost:372791 2016-08-10T21:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><span class="font-size-3">I tried darning this skirt w<span>hen I caught it on a nail and ripped the back open a couple of years ago</span>.  It looked awful.  So I decided to pick out one of my <a href="http://sew-whats-new.com/photo/bunnies-on-wine" target="_self">apron applique</a> designs to hide it all.  It was a long thin repair, so I chose a long thin design.…</span></span></p> <p></p> (...) Embellishing Garments with Applique http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:372120 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-07-31:2031451:BlogPost:372120 2016-07-31T22:30:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;"><span>My other half had bought a Mexican blanket having seen this waistcoat, and asked me to sew him one, or even two if I could manage it!  He wanted it simple and rustic looking, just like this one.…</span></span></p> <p></p> <p></p> (...) Mexican Blanket Waistcoats - Patterning and Sewing Project http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:371861 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-07-09:2031451:BlogPost:371861 2016-07-09T14:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;">I have been busy for the last month, making more of things I have made before so I didn't bother to post about them, but I thought I would share pictures of the results.</span></p> <p></p> <p><span class="font-size-3" style="font-family: 'comic sans ms', sans-serif;">1.  Another Memories Cushion …</span></p> <p></p> (...) Another Memories Cushion, A Glenda Clutch Bag, and A Smaller Stow-it-All Bag http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:371913 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-06-27:2031451:BlogPost:371913 2016-06-27T23:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/oTyjzgOZ-Sav*cXaj6OypO9hd8xrhRbxReBwbqnx1tUFAoeSraRDCIrJW1*mlqwtZ9Cx1-1QiblB42e*ekPMxWPZ4pDil-kQ/IMG_0495.JPG" target="_self"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/oTyjzgOZ-Sav*cXaj6OypO9hd8xrhRbxReBwbqnx1tUFAoeSraRDCIrJW1*mlqwtZ9Cx1-1QiblB42e*ekPMxWPZ4pDil-kQ/IMG_0495.JPG?width=450" width="450"></img></a></p> <p><span class="font-size-3">My other half had a delivery a couple of weeks ago, and it came in this lovely big cardboard tub. He agreed I could have it for my sewing room, and I decided I should cover it to smarten it up.…</span></p> <p></p> (...) Recycling - Covering a Cardboard Sewing Room Storage Tub http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:369636 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-05-13:2031451:BlogPost:369636 2016-05-13T21:00:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New? <p><span class="font-size-3"><a href="http://api.ning.com:80/files/AQbkbDv6MqX88pCi*KDML5mmuvMFbq-OGQNyLrRBQstGS8b8s3*wlxNk1uPde6IitBn*lANC-kSp5vna21WPxdpnbI-I5CVZ/SummerGypsyCollage.jpg" target="_self"><img class="align-center" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/AQbkbDv6MqX88pCi*KDML5mmuvMFbq-OGQNyLrRBQstGS8b8s3*wlxNk1uPde6IitBn*lANC-kSp5vna21WPxdpnbI-I5CVZ/SummerGypsyCollage.jpg?width=450" width="450"></img></a> Last year for MIL's birthday I wanted to made her something, and decided on a cushion cover.  I bought the <a href="http://bustleandsew.com/product/summer-gypsy-cushion-cover/" target="_blank">Summer Gypsy Cushion</a> pattern from bustleandsew.com as it looked pretty and fun.…</span></p> (...) Spring Hyacinth Cushion - Embroidery, Patchwork, + Applique Techniques http://sew-whats-new.com/xn/detail/2031451:BlogPost:367915 tag:sew-whats-new.com,2016-03-17:2031451:BlogPost:367915 2016-03-17T18:30:00.000Z United States New York, NY 10028 Featured Blog Posts - Sew, What's New?