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Sewing Department Logo Sewing must be one of the world’s greatest and oldest arts. Our creative sewing department features sewing tutorials and lessons, including the art of no-sew sewing! Learn about different techniques for sewing, including machine embroidery, serging, upholstering, slipcovering and more. We offer a variety of free project ideas and free samples, from apparel to home decorating. To help you hone your craft, you’ll find a fabric guide, conversion charts, a glossary of terms and a section with information to help you learn about your sewing machine. Our online shopping center enables you to order supplies quickly and easily from the convenience of your home.

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    Dritz Quick Turn

    A Dritz Quick Turn Tool is a must-have tool in any sewing room. This tool turns long tubes quickly and easily.  From  Affiliate Link to Amazon

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    Gypsy Quilter Gripper

    Cutting fabric is easier when an Gypsy Quilter Gripper is attached to a quilting ruler. It has a comfortable handle and 2 large suction cups with hand lock and release levers. Simply press the suction cups to any plastic ruler, then flip the levers to lock in place.  From  Affiliate Link to Amazon

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    Lettuce Edge Hem

    This video will show you how to do the lettuce edge hem. This hemming technique forms a ruffled edge on knit fabric. Lettuce edge finish is cute and girly.  From  Needlepointers.com

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    Magnetic Pin Bowl

    Quilters and sewers can keep pins stored safely with this magnetic pin bowl. It can also be used for storing other items, such as small parts, needles, paper clips, etc.  From  Affiliate Link to Amazon

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    Quilter's Slidelock Ruler

    The Quilters Slidelock is a non-slip quilting ruler for rotary cutting that solves the two biggest problems quilters face while trying to cut fabric: slippage and sliding. The Quilters Slidelock holds the fabric securely, protects fingers, and most importantly, is easy to use.  From  Affiliate Link to Amazon

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    Quilters Travel Case

    This professional case, designed for the traveling quilter, comfortably fits unfinished quilt blocks up to 12-1/2-inch plus many notions and the reinforced frame provides stability.  From  Affiliate Link to Amazon

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    Quilting Gloves

    Quilting gloves make machine piecing and free-motion quilting easier. These gloves by Machingers have soft, flexible fingertip grip that give full control when sewing. The gloves are form-fitting, seamless and made of breathable fabric.  From  Affiliate Link to Amazon

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    Travel Shoe Bag Tutorial

    How to sew a fabric shoe bag. Shoe bags are handy when traveling. Shoe bags help keep clothing and luggage from getting dirty. Learn how to sew a quick, easy and handy shoe bag.
    This project is so easy even someone learning to sew can make it.





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  • Crafty Little Things to Sew

    Crafty Little Things to Sew


    Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield20 Clever Sewing Projects Using Scraps & Fat Quarters. Start a project--and finish on the very same day! From pouches and totes to baskets, these clever and crafty little things will make you feel like a superhero stitcher.


  • Sew News (Magazine)

    Sew News (Magazine)


    Sew News has the latest info on fasion, how to, fabrics, books, new products.

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New Stuff

  • Dritz Quick Turn

    Dritz Quick Turn


    A Dritz Quick Turn Tool is a must-have tool in any sewing room. This tool turns long tubes quickly and easily.  From  Affiliate Link to Amazon

  • FABRIC STORAGE

    FABRIC STORAGE


    A quick tip and idea on how to store fabric by repurposing an old DVD video cabinet.  From  Needlepointers.com

  • Gypsy Quilter Gripper

    Gypsy Quilter Gripper


    Cutting fabric is easier when an Gypsy Quilter Gripper is attached to a quilting ruler. It has a comfortable handle and 2 large suction cups with hand lock and release levers. Simply press the suction cups to any plastic ruler, then flip the levers to lock in place.  From  Affiliate Link to Amazon

  • Lettuce Edge Hem

    Lettuce Edge Hem


    This video will show you how to do the lettuce edge hem. This hemming technique forms a ruffled edge on knit fabric. Lettuce edge finish is cute and girly.  From  Needlepointers.com

  • Magnetic Pin Bowl

    Magnetic Pin Bowl


    Quilters and sewers can keep pins stored safely with this magnetic pin bowl. It can also be used for storing other items, such as small parts, needles, paper clips, etc.  From  Affiliate Link to Amazon

  • Quilter's Slidelock Ruler

    Quilter's Slidelock Ruler


    The Quilters Slidelock is a non-slip quilting ruler for rotary cutting that solves the two biggest problems quilters face while trying to cut fabric: slippage and sliding. The Quilters Slidelock holds the fabric securely, protects fingers, and most importantly, is easy to use.  From  Affiliate Link to Amazon

  • Quilters Travel Case

    Quilters Travel Case


    This professional case, designed for the traveling quilter, comfortably fits unfinished quilt blocks up to 12-1/2-inch plus many notions and the reinforced frame provides stability.  From  Affiliate Link to Amazon

  • Quilting Gloves

    Quilting Gloves


    Quilting gloves make machine piecing and free-motion quilting easier. These gloves by Machingers have soft, flexible fingertip grip that give full control when sewing. The gloves are form-fitting, seamless and made of breathable fabric.  From  Affiliate Link to Amazon

  • Sewing and Craft Room Tour (Annette's Sewing Room)

    Sewing and Craft Room Tour (Annette's Sewing Room)


    Take a tour of Annette's sewing and craft room which shows sewing and craft room organizing ideas.  From  Needlepointers.com

  • THREAD CATCHER & SCRAP CATCHER

    THREAD CATCHER & SCRAP CATCHER


    Keep your sewing area clean by using a boutique tissue box to dispose of those threads and scraps while sewing and quilting. This can also be used to toss scrapbooking scraps.  From  Needlepointers.com



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