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Guest Blog Post- Maggie’s Corner

Maggie’s Custom Design Tutorial for Sewing a Gift Bag from Recycled Materials Maggie’s Corner is about learning to live a more sustainable lifestyle. We are about sharing information with the public to bring together like minded folks who enjoy sustainable living ideas, crafting, sewing, recycling and re-purposing.   Check out our site: Maggie’s Corner   […]

Pattern In Action: New Look #6723- Guest Blog Post

Written By: Mary Ann Williams schoolofmoxie@yahoo.com http://www.schoolofmoxie.com   I’ve discovered that many of my Moxie readers don’t sew and for my latest dress, I thought you all might enjoy seeing a step-by-step pictorial of how a dress gets put together. I decided to make New Look #6723 because I liked the idea of a sweetheart […]

Kids Fashion- Guest Blog Post

Cindy Meinen www.siestasandsewing.blogspot.com Hi, I’m Cindy from Siestas & Sewing.  Sewing children’s clothing is my passion and with 4 victims kids to dress, I’m kept pretty busy!  I’ve been celebrating National Sewing Month this year by getting a start on my kids’ fall/winter clothes.  Today, I’m going to share an outfit that I sewed for my […]

Thrift Store Remake- Guest Blog Post

Background about our guest blogger: In honor of National Sewing Month Shanni has decided to challenge herself and create a new piece every week throughout the entire month. To learn more about her adventure you can find her social media links at the end of this post. Enjoy!   For week two of my challenge […]

Best Fabric Choices for Quilt Backing

How do I determine the best fabric for a quilt backing? A quilt backing should coordinate with the front of the quilt, in color and in theme. A contrasting color can also be used for a more dramatic look. Unless you plan for the quilt to be reversible, keep the emphasis on the front piecing […]