Top 5 Holiday Sewing Books

The Holidays are fast approaching, and here are some really great books to help you with brand new projects for the holiday season. Click on the images of your favorite books below to get your amazon kindle copies now! 11 Sewing Room Ideas: How to Organize Your Room You’re craft room or sewing room isContinue reading “Top 5 Holiday Sewing Books”

Potato prints

Re-experience a childhood favorite craft with surprisingly effective results. A simple activity, great to do with young children at home, this even held my 3 year old’s attention and she loves the cushions we created together for her bedroom. With some planning a simple repeated geometric shape can create a beautiful pattern. What you’ll need…Continue reading “Potato prints”

Halloween Fabric Candy Bowl

Create a spooktacular impression with these… What you need: Fabric of your choosing, thick woven. I chose a thick woven cotton that has been sitting in my fabric stash for quite some time now. Fabric Stabilizer – I highly recommend Terial Magic for projects like this. This fabric stabilizer makes fabrics “paper like” and soContinue reading “Halloween Fabric Candy Bowl”

Fabric Clearance Sale

Pineapple Fabrics is having a HUGE clearance sale (CLICK HERE to see it now)… we want to share our top 5 favorite fabrics ON SALE NOW! The unique fabrics sold by unique artists on this site is why we just love shopping here, and here are a few of our favorites… Tainted Love, metallic goldContinue reading “Fabric Clearance Sale”

Holiday Themed Drawstring Bags

This is a quick guide on how to print your own iron on stickers at home to apply to themed bags. This idea is really great for Christmas themed gift bags or Halloween themed Trick or Treat bags. You will need: An east drawstring bag pattern (CLICK HERE to view the one from Boo Le Heart) Thick ironContinue reading “Holiday Themed Drawstring Bags”

Create your own powder puff

. Since the little sponges that come with face powders tend to disintegrate before your powder, this makes an exceptionally good idea. A gently, soft powder puff. It also makes a great stocking filler (the festive season is just around the corner), match it up with a cute, really easy drawstring bag sewing pattern, to make aContinue reading “Create your own powder puff”

Super Easy Oven Mitts

The festive season is just around the corner, and it also means that we will probably find ourselves in the kitchen, cooking up a storm, a lot more often… here’s a great stash busting sewing tutorial for oven mitts to help to get you ready. These also make really great gifts, so why not workContinue reading “Super Easy Oven Mitts”

Making Fabric Paper-Like

I don’t know about you guys, but sometimes I am inspired to use fabric for a variety of arts and crafts, but a lot of the time that fabric just won’t “play ball” and do what I want it to do. I have tried a variety of starches, interfacing, backings and fabric stabilizers, but quiteContinue reading “Making Fabric Paper-Like”

Rusted Fabrics

At Sew You Magazine we absolutely love brand new ways of creating, especially fabrics and textile art, so when we cam across this brand new range of dog themed, rusted fabrics by Rusty Dog Fabrics, we just knew that we had to share it with you. About Rusty Dog Fabrics Unique individually rusted fabrics createContinue reading “Rusted Fabrics”