Newsletter-photo

Top 50 Blogs
for Fashion Sewers

Subscribe to our FREE email newsletter and get the Top 50 Best Bloggers for Sewing Enthusiasts.
Stacy2_thumb

stacysews

Techniques

2

Projects

7

Views

13925



13 June, 2011

  • 02:47 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Happy Sewing Machine Day!

    Today gives all of us sewists a reason to celebrate – over 100 years ago, the sewing machine was invented! While Karl Friedrich Gegauf’s machine was just a simple commercial hemstitch, it’s evolve…

    Read on



31 May, 2011

  • 03:13 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Turn Your Sewing Notions Into Jewelry

    If you’re like me, your sewing room is overflowing with notions – pins, rulers, markers seem to dominate every corner of table. But now your notions don’t just have to be left in the sewing room…..

    Read on



9 May, 2011

  • 02:39 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry DIY Grecian Style

    I’m sure that I can’t be the only one that does it… watch runway and awards shows just to see what everyone is wearing. One of the hottest trends this season are Grecian-style dresses a…

    Read on



18 April, 2011



11 April, 2011

  • 03:04 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Every Seven Seconds

    A friend recently asked me how I managed to get so much sewing done – especially with a young child at home. I jokingly said "You know how they say men think about sex every seven seconds? I thin…

    Read on



21 March, 2011

  • 03:24 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry The Maxi Skirt

    Being a short person, I jumped on the maxi dress trend a little late thinking it would look horrible on me. However, after finally giving in and sewing one, I have to admit, with the right design …

    Read on



7 March, 2011

  • 03:18 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Pin It!

    How do you catalog your ideas? Do you rip inspirational photos out of a magazine and put them on a bulletin board or notebook? Do you sketch out the design after seeing something that catches you…

    Read on



28 February, 2011

  • 03:21 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Upcycle Like a Princess

    For most of us, upcycling, transforming a old, outdated, or unflattering garment and turning it into something updated and modern, is not a new technique. However, new eyes are turning to this tre…

    Read on



14 February, 2011

  • 10:30 AM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Getting Crafty for Anti-Valentine's Day

    It’s Valentine’s Day. While tutorials and links abound for creating love themed items, what about those who are against the holiday? It’s a fairly new trend that’s becoming more popular across th…

    Read on



7 February, 2011



31 January, 2011

  • 04:28 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Making Projects with Tyvek

    For many crafters, recycling Tyvek into bags, wallets, and wearables isn’t new. This material commonly used in building materials, billboards, and mailing envelopes is beginning to become more "ma…

    Read on



24 January, 2011

  • 04:46 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Planning Your Spring Sewing Projects

    Snow may still be on the ground, but spring is right around the corner. For many of us, we’re still busily sewing for winter. However, for others, preparations for a new spring wardrobe …

    Read on



10 January, 2011

  • 03:41 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Proper Sewing Machine Maintenance

    As I gear up to change the serger blade on my new machine for the first time, I thought it might be a good time to remind everyone about proper (preventative) maintenance for you machine. Since yo…

    Read on



4 January, 2011

  • 04:45 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry My Project Journal: 2011

    Have you ever wondered what/how much you make in a given year? One of my New Year’s resolutions of 2010 was to journal information about the projects I made, chronicling what patterns (if any) I u…

    Read on



27 December, 2010

  • 03:36 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry In the New Year

    Now that the bulk of the holidays are over, it’s time to focus in on the New Year. For many of us that means making New Year’s resolutions – some personal, some sewing. Every year I strive to wor…

    Read on



20 December, 2010



13 December, 2010

  • 07:44 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Wrap Your Gifts with Style

    If you’ve spent hours\days\months creating a handmade gift, then you’ll probably want to ‘present’ it in as unique of fashion as the gift inside. Instead of opting for store bought wrappings and b…

    Read on



6 December, 2010

  • 04:20 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Dress Up Your Holiday Wardrobe

    The holiday’s are upon us which means one thing – the parties are about to start. If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to dress up your wardrobe, try sewing a fabulous clutch to carry all yo…

    Read on



29 November, 2010

  • 04:13 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry My New Hobby - Screen Printing

    As if I needed a new hobby, I’ve decided to take up screen printing. I thought that this might give me a chance to create more original items and add a bit more ‘flare’ to some of my sewing creat…

    Read on



22 November, 2010

  • 08:40 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Cute and Unexpected Thanksgiving Projects

    With America’s Thanksgiving holiday just a few days away, so many of us are making last minute preparations in the sewing room: napkins, place mats, table cloths and runners, maybe even a few embe…

    Read on



9 November, 2010

  • 03:30 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Creating Sharp Shoulders

    While the dramatic shoulder pads of the 1980’s may not quite be back in style, these little pieces of fabric batting are making a comeback. Want to add a bit more definition to your jackets and to…

    Read on



1 November, 2010

  • 02:44 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Get an Early Start on Those Holiday Gifts

    Sewing is one of those hobbies that can, when done right, save you a ton of money. With the holidays quickly approaching, you may be thinking about sewing up a few gifts for friends and family, bu…

    Read on



25 October, 2010

  • 02:25 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry PBS To Run New Sewing Show

    Once upon a time, not so many years ago, a cable network station carried a plethora of sewing and crafting shows. Once DIY home repairs became popular those shows slowly met their demise and craf…

    Read on



18 October, 2010

  • 09:07 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Working With Fake Fur

    Werewolf and monster costumes just wouldn’t be the same without a little faux fur somewhere in them. If making your ideal costume has scared you off because you need to work with a plush, napped f…

    Read on



11 October, 2010



4 October, 2010



27 September, 2010

  • 04:52 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry DIY Fall Accessories

    It’s finally felt like fall here which means that I can stop thinking about ‘hot weather clothing’ and start shifting my focus onto sewing up cozy jackets, long-sleeved shirts, and fabulous accesso…

    Read on



20 September, 2010

  • 11:15 AM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry The People Behind the Fashions

    It comes as no surprise that many of the jobs that were once performed for designers during fashion week are now being outsourced to companies overseas. Ever wonder who’s survived? I stumbled acr…

    Read on



13 September, 2010

  • 02:33 PM

    Stacy2_thumb
    stacysews added the blog entry Quilt Your Colors

    I would venture to guess that most of us are garment, accessory, and crafty type sewers that rarely dabble in quilting. Oh sure, I’ve occasionally made a quilt – it’s a great way to use up scraps …

    Read on



8 September, 2010

My Projects on Etsy