What is a great and easy-to-make gift that you can have done in no time? A lovely Heirloom-Inspired Hair Bow, and Emily Hall at WeAllSew has a simple and quick tutorial for you on how to make it!
Whenever we get a new tool, device, or gizmo, it always takes some time to learn how to use it. The same can be said with any sewing machine tool, especially if it's a brand new foot that you're unfamiliar with. Teri Lucas at WeAllSew is going to help you become familiar with one such foot, the BERNINA Patchwork Foot 97D, as she shows you her top nine tips on how to use it.
Maybe Halloween isn't your Fall holiday of choice and you're more of a Thanksgiving person. If that's the case, then do we have an early decorating treat for you. Art Gallery Fabrics over at WeAllSew has a lovely tutorial to make a Give Thanks Table Runner that you'll just be itching to put out for all your family to see.
It is tradition to decorate the outside of your house for the trick-or-treaters on Halloween, but the fun doesn't have to stop there. Start those haunted home dressings early and carry the spooky holiday themes both outside and inside with this fun, and friendly, Patchwork Pillow Ghost from Corinne Sovey at WeAllSew.
It's the beginning of September and you know what that means. That's right, there are only TWO months until Halloween. So now is the perfect time to get ahead of the curve and get going on making your spooky homemade decorations today. Why not start with this creepy Spider Web Door Banner from WeAllSew. It's sure to get your guests good and scared before they even ring the doorbell.
Is it the presser foot, the pressing, the spray starch? When working on small-scale patchwork, everything needs to come together just right. These tips for Tiny Patchwork Piecing from WeAllSew will help you do just that.
Anysley Campbell at WeAllSew writes, "Jazz up that store-bought costume with aquilt panelby creating a quilted superhero cape!" Learn how to make your superhero cape with this two part project, where you'll first create a Quilt Panel as a basis, and then turn that into a high-flying Superhero Cape with style.
Before you leave the house each day, there are those small essentials that you need to make your day a success. Keys, headphones, chapstick, some extra change. But you don't want all of those things rattling around in your pocket or purse all day. Enter the Mini Coin Purse. This nifty and tiny purse from Minki Kim at WeAllSew will solve your loose item issue and you'll remember where everything is when you need to leave the house the next day!
For some quilters, their hair can sometimes be more foe then friend, getting in the way when they're trying to sew those close up stitches. But not anymore! Christina Kenkel at WeAllSew has a quick, simple, and fun tutorial all about making Fabric Hair Bows that will keep your hair tied up nice and neat so that your quilting can get done quick and sweet. With minimal fabric required, and a barrage of colors at your disposal, you'll be creating a collection of them in no time.
How do you help the environment and look stylish all at the same time? Easy, you make a Canvas Market Bag out of your best looking fabrics so that you no longer have to use plastic bags when taking home your groceries. And Kymona Tracey at WeAllSew has the tutorial for you to do just that.
Do you know what Matchstick Quilting is? Learn all about this "tight linear style of quilting" and one of its earliest innovators, Cassandra Beaver, who currently has four pieces in the permanent collection of the National Quilt Museum, in this informative article from WeAllSew.
If you're like some, Christmas is your favorite time of year and you can't wait for it to get here. So Christmas in July is the next best thing to the real deal because you're halfway there already. To celebrate the end of this unofficial holiday season, we present this quick and fun Holiday Mug Rug from Pat Bravo at WeAllSew. Put it together in an afternoon and get one stocking stuffer (or twelve) out of the way before the real Christmas rush begins!
Whether it's your scissors, your thread, or your fat quarters, everything is easier to find if it has it's own dedicated space. So what happens when you run out of places to store things? You create your own places to store them by making this handy Fabric Storage Bin from Pat Bravo at WeAllSew. Find out how she does it in this fun tutorial!
What if your pet came to school everyday and carried your pencils, erasers, and crayons? That's the concept behind Jessica Abbott's Dachshund Pencil Case at WeAllSew. Your children (and you, we know you need pencils just as much as they do) won't lost track of their writing instruments once they are conveniently held by their new four-legged friend.
Most shoppers like to keep their produce bagged separately from their other items so that they don't get damaged. Silvia Sutters at WeAllSew has facilitated this shopping need by creating an easy to make Reusable Produce Bag that will keep those oranges and apples safe on their journey from the supermarket to the kitchen.
When cooking in the kitchen, one usually has two goals. First that the food turns out yummy. Second, that you and the kitchen stay relatively clean. While we can't really help with the first, there might be something we can do about the second. Sue O'Very-Pruitt at WeAllSew has combined two kitchen staples, the apron and the towel, into one handy Kitchen Towel Apron that will not only keep you clean, but help you clean up too! Find out how to make one with this easy tutorial.
If there is one thing that all garment sewers know, it's that you are usually doing a lot of pressing. But how do press that perfect piece every time? Look no further, because Megann Freese over at WeAllSew has a fast and easy pattern to make you a Pressing Ham, also known as a tailor’s ham, that will help you press your garments right each and every time!
One of the last things to do when making a quilt is usually the thing that quilters sometimes have the most trouble with, the quilting itself. Usually this trouble arises from actually deciding what you want the quilting to be. But never fear, some of the latest and greatest sewing machines have decorative stitches already programmed into them, and Hayley Grzych at WeAllSew has a webinar to show you just how to utilize those stitches.
With a little more than a week until Father's Day, you still have time to make that personal gift that he will love for years to come. And guess what? It doesn't have to take you a lot of time to make it. Pat Bravo at WeAllSew has a fun and quick tutorial for you to make a sweet, simple, and fun Father's Day Mug Rug that even comes with its own tie (but doesn't come with coffee or a mug).
Do you have a convenient and easy to use bag that will store all your notions for your quilting trips? If the answer is no, then Heidi Pridemore at WeAllSew has the perfect project for a Notions Catch-All Tote so that you can prepared and ready to go for that next trip!