How to Make Christmas Wreaths and Garlands

11 Christmas Wreath Ideas to Stitch and Sew When we came across Mandy Shaw’s book on Wreaths and Garlands, we knew we just had to share it with you. If you are looking to get rid of all your small scraps of fabric, and upcycle them into quick and easy Christmas projects, than this isContinue reading “How to Make Christmas Wreaths and Garlands”

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”

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”

The Up-Cycled Cloth Collective

Just a few short years ago Melanie Brummer launched a project to encourage others to up-cycle fabrics, and make them your own. This project has grown exponentially since, with tens of thousands of members all around the world. Up-cycling fabrics is something that is close to our hearts here at Sew You Magazine, we haveContinue reading “The Up-Cycled Cloth Collective”

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”