How to Use a Digital Pattern from Sew What Alicia I absolutely love designing digital patterns! I seriously have so many fun ideas floating around in my head! The patterns can be sort of confusing to use if you have never used one before so here is the best way to use the patterns that I design! Here is how to use a digital pattern
Which Cricut Should I Get for Sewing? As sewists (I seriously cannot stand the word sewer because well I am not the place where refuse goes…) there are literally hundreds of machines being peddled to us each and every day. There are machines to wind bobbins and about a zillion types of sewing machines. There are die cut machines and machines for quilting. One of
20+ Animal Embroidery Patterns to Stitch I just love the way embroidery looks. There are so many amazing patterns and this week I want to share some seriously fun animal patterns. These are all hand embroidery patterns that are digital so you an download them now! Here are some adorable animal embroidery patterns to stitch.
10+ Tips to Use the Cricut Maker for Sewing I just got home from a quick but super exciting trip to the Cricut Make-a-thon where they revealed their brand new machine! The Cricut Maker is a total game changer and you are going to want one in your arsenal to make your sewing life even easier. This post will break down all the new features
Where to Find Cross Stitch Patterns – Plus 20 Patterns Where is the best place to find cross stitch patterns? The answer is easy! The internet! But seriously there are so many great patterns for cross stitch on the internet. More specifically my favorite place to find patterns is on Etsy. Which is why I put together this list of 20 of my favorite cross stitch
10+ Easy Paper Piecing Patterns Foundational Paper Piecing, or FPP for short, can be a fun way to make pictures with fabric. It can seem really intimidating but I promise it is not as hard as it may seem! Here are ten easy paper piecing patterns that will help you get in the swing of piecing and give you confidence in your quilting skill!
10+ Must Have Cutting Tools for your Craft Room Sewing is actually such a small part of being a sewist. There is pressing, patterns, and of course cutting fabric. Fabric cutting is one of my least favorite parts of sewing! But with the right tool cutting doesn’t have to be hard. Here are some must have cutting tools for your craft room (or your sewing
10+ of the Coolest Seam Rippers A seam ripper is something that we all use. I used mine three times in the past hour. You are probably thinking a seam ripper is a seam ripper is a seam ripper right? I bet you had no idea how many cool seam rippers are out there!! Here are some of the coolest seam rippers around!
What is a Fabric Precut and How to Use It! If you are new to sewing there are so many new terms and techniques that it can easily become confusing! There are SO many types of fabric that it is completely and totally overwhelming! This post is focusing on quilting cotton (not used only for quilting but that is what it is called) precuts. What
What is the Best Sewing Machine for Beginners? One of the most important parts of sewing is having a good sewing machine! But it can be SO overwhelming to find one that is a good price that is also reliable! I have used a few entry level machines and I have pored over reviews and ratings for other entry level machines to answer the question