Hello Cotton!

I’m on Hello Cotton, another blog aggregator that happens to feature women bloggers! It strives to connect and inspire by bringing together all the latest news and trends from their rich source of blogs. Part social platform, part girl power. Take a peek and right away you’ll be hooked – it’s not just crafts like […]

Seamingly.com

Ever since I discovered this website last year, I’ve been checking it out as part of my daily news. It’s basically a site about other sewing blogs! Seamingly.com finds all the best sewing blogs around the web and aggregates all the best news articles from these blogs. To best describe it – It’s kind of […]

Singer Promise 1409

I WANT THIS!!! I saw this sewing machine at Target and instantly wanted it. It was exactly what I’ve been looking for for awhile and for the right price, under $100! I love that it’s simple with all the essentials, sturdy, and compact. All in all a great beginner machine that you can also grow […]

Quilt Block Patterns

After finding a great inspiration in these IKEA fabrics and some encouragement from Twitter friends, I took a look into making my first quilt. I figure it will make a lovely dead-of-winter project for January and a lovely post-holiday present for myself for once. Plus, it would be great to make use of scrap fabrics. […]

FOTD: IKEA Fabrics

Fabric of the Day: IKEA Fabrics Yep, the dorm/modular furniture store from Sweden carries fabric. Right in their stores! Not many home sewers or crafters think IKEA when they are looking for fabrics. I always forget myself. But IKEA always has a wonderful selection of beautiful prints reminiscent of Kokka Fabrics, Japan. And for very […]

OMG! Heart goes to Maker Faire

PS. If the above player doesn’t work, see my photos right on Flickr here. I had so much fun at last weekend’s Maker Faire 2011 at the Hall of Science, Flushing Meadow Corona Park here in NYC! I managed to see most of the artists and vendors on my list but totally missed out on […]

Maker Faire NYC 2011

I’m falling asleep at the wheel! Last year I missed the Maker Faire and Singer Sewing Co. was there giving demos and lots of freebies. I heard from everyone who went that it was awesome! So this year I’m going to hustle it over there. I hope it’s as good this year! In short, the […]

Sew For The Love Of It

So… I just found out today that September is officially National Sewing Month! If you’re mad into sewing and would like a reason to celebrate, try this month. Have a sewing party! Teach a friend to sew! Submit your latest or greatest project to a National Sewing Month contest. This year’s theme is “Sew for […]

PIP: African Print Shorts

Project in Progress: African Print Shorts! Not too long ago I took a pattern making class at Sew Fast Sew Easy. Marco, our instructor, was just out of this world fabulous! The class was called Copy Your Own Clothes and was extremely technical and quite advanced. However, he made all of it so digestible and […]