Month: October 2014

Nude Food Sandwich Wrappers Tutorial

Marisa from thirtynine thoroughly researched her Nude Food Sandwich Wrappers to make something both safe and practical. Her tutorial for food-safe, reusable wrappers is an eco-friendly addition to lunch everyone in the family can agree on…

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Oakshott Lakes Table Linens Challenge: Michelle

It’s time for another fabric challenge! We asked readers what they could create with the rich blues in the Oakshott Lakes shot cotton fabric collection, and our challengers created a great variety of table linens. See more and comment for a chance to win a bundle of fabric!…

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Pacific NW Messenger Bag Tutorial

Cheryl Kuczek of Paradiso Designs designs professional handbag patterns, full of important details to make the bags functional and pretty. Her Pacific NW Messenger Bag includes zipped pockets, hardware and some other nice features to take it a step beyond your average bag. There’s a giveaway too!…

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Slow Sewing: Hexie Diamond Pillow

We’ve enjoyed every chapter of Diane’s exciting, passionate sewing journey at CraftyPod; right now she’s “deep into plastic canvas and English paper piecing” so we asked her to join our Slow Sewing series with an EPP (English paper piecing) project. Stitch those chilly nights away with Diane’s Hexie Diamond Pillow…

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Slow Sewing: Wool Appliqué Tutorial

Designer Alison Glass joins our Slow Sewing series with a Wool Appliqué tutorial featuring her latest fabric collection, Handcrafted. Alison Glass Appliqué covers even more techniques you can use with Alison’s new Wool Fabric and Perle and Floss collections. Plus, learn how you can win a kit to sew the project with a copy of the book…

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The Adelaide Tank Free Pattern

The Magic Pattern Book by Amy Barickman just might be the ticket to sewing your own complete wardrobe, with a great variety of items to suit your personality and your body. Download The Adelaide pattern from the book and comment for a chance to win a copy. Learn why we think this is a great option for updating your look!…

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Design to Reality: Mod Squares

Michelle from Factotum of Arts creates something special every day of the week in her Quilt Design A Day group. We asked Michelle to take her designs to reality with a new pattern every month here at Sew Mama Sew. Her first pattern was the Succulent Quilt and now we have Mod Squares, a variation on a 9-patch quilt block.

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Make & Bake Apron

Betz White has a new book out, just in time for our big plans for holiday sewing! Learn how to sew the Make & Bake Apron from Present Perfect and comment for a chance to win a copy of the book…

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Scrappy Stripe Tablet Bag

Sara Curtis of Radiant Home Studio has a new Tablet Bag for you to make. As our thoughts shift to sewing for the holidays we can think of a number of people who would love and use this bag! Use your favorite scraps and make several new bags with this easy tutorial…

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Pumpkin Treat Pouch Tutorial

Looking for a Halloween party activity?! Here’s a cute, little project from the new Felt-o-ween: 40 Scary-Cute Projects to Celebrate Halloween from Kathy Sheldon and Amanda Carestio. Celebrate Halloween with Punkin’ Treat Pouches…

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