Month: January 2007


I’m Kristin, a mother of two wonderful daughters and lover of fabric.  I run Sew,Mama,Sew! out of a small shop in Beaverton, OR with the help of some fabulous employees. 

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Win a $25 Gift Certificate!

We just started a new Flickr Group for showing off your fabulous sewing photos.  Share your toys, bags, clothes, quilts, aprons, or anything else you’ve been working on.  Every month we’ll pick one photo contributor at random to win a $25 gift certificate to Sew,Mama,Sew! We only ask that you post a photo of something you’ve made yourself (that should be obvious,...

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Oilcloth Tips

Our selection of oilcloth is always growing and changing.  We’re no longer carrying oilcloth, but we hope you’ll be able to use these tips. Oilcloth, Chalk Cloth or Vinyl-Coated Fabric? To be accurate, none of the products we sell is actually oilcloth. Oilcloth used to be made by treating canvas fabric with multiple coats of linseed oil. Although the companies manufacturing “oilcloth” today are using many original designs, the material is very different. Oilcloth (what we call it today anyway) is vinyl on a cotton mesh base. The design is printed on the top of the vinyl. The back is...

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What happened to our blog?!

Ok, so what we meant to do was bring you the new and improved Sew,Mama,Sew! blog, but it looks like we’ll be bringing you the ENTIRELY NEW blog, as we have lost every little bit of the old.  We did a backup before we started messing around with our WordPress files, but when we tried to restrore there were errors in the file. Â Ã‚ Please check back...

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