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Quilt Labels

Quilt Labels

11th Oct 2021

Recently there was a fire at my apartment complex. Thankfully, no one was hurt, and it only affected 2 or 3 units. However, it got me thinking about one of my biggest fears. Well, not really a fear but more of a phobia. Even as a kid, thinking about losing my home to a fire has scared me. I would ev …
Pre-Cut Quilting with Ali!

Pre-Cut Quilting with Ali!

7th Oct 2021

Hi I’m Ali! I’m a senior fabric enthusiast at Cotton Cuts and guest blogger for this week. With the help of my roommate 25 years ago, I learned the basics of sewing and started making my own clothes. That began my downward spiral into the vast crafting world and I found myself learning how to make A …
Designer Spotlight: Emily Tindall

Designer Spotlight: Emily Tindall

4th Oct 2021

We are SEW excited to introduce our October Featured Designer: Emily Tindall of Homemade Emily Jane! Read on to hear all about Emily and her quilting journey. What got me into quilting:I honestly can’t think of a time in my life where I haven’t LOVED crafts. Me getting into quilting though, that was …
DIY Halloween Countdown

DIY Halloween Countdown

1st Oct 2021

It is October 1st and officially the start of all things Halloween! Today I am going to share with you a mummy cat daily activity countdown to Halloween project. This would be a fun project to involve the kids. I started with the free cat pattern downloaded and printed from Gingiber and some Ruby St …
 Halloween Gnome and Pumpkin

Halloween Gnome and Pumpkin

29th Sep 2021

These quick and easy Halloween decorations would be a great project to do with the kids or to give as a surprise gift for a friend. The pumpkin can be made from scraps of fabric or coordinating fabric for different looks. I found this free pumpkin pattern in three sizes from Positively Slpendid  …
Sewing in Transition

Sewing in Transition

27th Sep 2021

For those of you that haven't been following my journey, in August 2021 - we decided it was time to move out to the suburbs. In order to afford the home we want, we needed to take on some major renovations in our current home. And, to be honest - the easiest way to do that was to leave the house and …