Archive for May, 2007

  • Flickr Feature – Skirt Month Sew-Along

    May 17 | Sewing Inspiration | | with 1 Comment

    The Skirt Month Sew-Along is gaining momentum! Of course you knew this would happen with all of the neat pattern reviews, tutorials and other resources here in May. There are lots of lovely new skirts out there and it’s fun to see all of the skirts added to the Skirt Month Sew-Along Flickr Pool. While […]
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  • Installing a Zipper ~ Tutorial by Michelle

    May 16 | Sewing + Quilting Tips, Sewing Tutorials + Patterns | | with 86 Comments

    Learn to install a zipper!
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  • Introduction ~ Michelle

    May 16 | Contributors | | with 7 Comments

    From Kristin:  Michelle is one of those people that hardly needs an introduction–so many of you know her well from her wonderful blog, Green Kitchen.  She is one of those people that makes the crafting blogosphere feel like a true community, always responding with a kind comment, a follow-up email, or a link to a blog […]
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  • Pattern Review ~ It’s a Wrap

    May 14 | Products, Sewing Inspiration | | with 9 Comments

    From Beth: Tiffaney made several skirts with this Indygo Junction skirt pattern and she says they can easily be done in under an hour! Wow! After you take a moment to imagine the possibilities, make sure you check out Tiffaney’s introduction and her blog, Folded Gingham. Pattern It’s a Wrap by Indygo Junction Description A […]
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  • Introduction… Tiffaney

    May 14 | Contributors | | with Comments Off on Introduction… Tiffaney

    From Beth: Tiffaney is a busy woman! She has six children and shares bits of her life with her family, her crafting and thrifting on her blog, Folded Gingham. She also has an Etsy shop and with all of this she took the time to do a pattern review for the It’s A Wrap skirt […]
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  • FFF Winners

    May 14 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 1 Comment

    The winners of one yard of fabric are Jennifer, Cindy, Suzanne, LeeAnn, Kathleen and Laura.  Congratulations!  We have a great pattern review coming up so check back soon!
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  • Free Fabric Friday

    May 11 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 120 Comments

    Have you seen it yet?  We have Katie Jump Rope by Denyse Schmidt!  This week we’ll give away 1 yard of Ribbon Flower to 4 people.  We also want to tell you about a gorgeous new Moda group called Chez Moi.  We’ll give away 1 yard from this group to 2 lucky people.  Six winners this week!  Tell us […]
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  • Flickr Group Feature

    May 9 | Sewing Inspiration | | with 3 Comments

    Skirt by Mindy, One Wish World Mindy shared this picture in the Sew, Mama, Sew Flickr Pool and we wanted to learn more. Her daughter Skylar is modeling the skirt and One Wish World is Mindy’s up and coming online shop specializing in handcrafted items created by women, for women. Mindy’s Flickr site gives you […]
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  • Pattern Review ~ Cute Skirts Pattern

    May 7 | Products, Sewing Inspiration | | with 29 Comments

    From Beth: This fantastic pattern review by Megan kicks off a month’s worth of skirt pattern reviews. Megan makes a good case for immediately starting your own Cute Skirt. For more on Megan don’t miss her introduction and, if you haven’t already, you’ll want to become a regular reader of her blog, The Scent of […]
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  • Introduction… Megan

    May 7 | Contributors | | with Comments Off on Introduction… Megan

    From Beth: Megan wrote a wonderful pattern review for Cute Skirts above. You might remember her from this recent Flickr Feature. She creates beautiful things and shares her wonderful writing and photos on her blog, The Scent of Water. From Megan: I am a thirty-something stay at home Mum of three school aged children. I […]
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  • Barcelona Skirts Pattern Winners

    May 7 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 2 Comments

    Oh my gosh, thank you all for sharing your sewing machine experience!  What great information to have collected in one place!  I might have to go test drive some sewing machines this week;-) I have to tell you that I ran a small business sewing baby clothes with my inexpensive Kenmore for three years and […]
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  • Free Pattern Friday

    May 4 | Contests & Giveaways, Products | | with 97 Comments

    How are your skirts coming along?  Anyone need some inspiration?  How about a Barcelona Skirts pattern? We’ll pick 2 winners from the comments.  This week, a request comes from a reader.  Tell us about the sewing machine that you have, that you love, or that you want.  Some information about good brands/ models is what we’re looking […]
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