Kimberly Nail Erwin

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Tutorial: No-sew spiderweb cape

Delia from Delia Creates shows you can you make this spooky spiderweb cape, no sewing required. It’s made from fleece, which is inexpensive and …

Tutorial: How To Sew A Skirt 12-part series for beginning sewists

The How To Sew A Skirt series now underway at So Sew Easy is a great resource for beginning sewers. It’s a 12-part series showing how to sew a basic …

On My Wish List: Shabby Apple Swim!

Oh, how I would love to be next to a pool right now! It's March and the charm of Winter is getting tired. While I won't be poolside for who knows how …

My New Spring Butterick Patterns!

I'm so excited today, readers! Two new designs have been released in my "Patterns by Gertie" line with Butterick. The first one is B5882, a flirty …

Tutorial: Close a pillow (or softie) hole with an invisible ladder stitch

Amy from Positively Splendid shows how to make a close a pillow opening with a handstitch that’s virtually invisible. It’s called a ladder stitch. …

Audrey Cape {Girls}

Audrey Cape {Girls}<p>This cape is adorable! Great for a dressed up look to keep your girls warm this winter. Made simple with the help of your sewing …

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Tutorial: Fabric tissue pouch

Lisa from A Spoonful of Sugar shows how to make a simple fabric pouch to hold your tissues. They’re quick to sew up and keep them from getting yucky …

It’s beginning to look a lot like a Christmas Dress!

It is a tradition in my family that the girls all have a new dress to wear on Christmas Day. As time has progressed, my children are grown and my …

30 favorite projects, tutorials and topics of 2012

Going through the blog for this last year to put this together was pretty astonishing.<p>I’m especially impressed by all the fantastic discussions we’ve …

How to Sew a Single-Fold Clean Finish Seam - Threads

Victoria North and Evamarie Gomez<p><i>Threads</i> author Sandra Miller shares her simple techniques for sewing common seam finishes in <i>Threads</i> issue 165 …

Pretty Pillow Case Tutorial {Home Decor}

Pretty Pillow Case Tutorial {Home Decor}<p>Here is a fabulously simple sewing project that will make any bed a little more stylish! Grab the fabric that …

Fave Finds: Posie’s Sweet Citrus Dress!

<b>Who:</b> Posie of Plaid & Posies<p><b>What:</b> 1960s citrus dress<p><b>Where:</b> Goodwill<p><b>How much:</b> $5.99<p><b>When I use it:</b> “I pull this dress out of my closet anytime I feel like I need a pick-me-up. I can’t help but feel bright and cheery when I’m wearing it!”<p><b>Shopping tips:</b> “I like to browse thrift shop racks for fabrics …

Video tutorial: Hong Kong finish for seam allowances and hems

Professor Pincushion shares a video tutorial showing how to make a Hong Kong finish for your seam allowances and for a hem. Go to their video to see …

Tip: Marking buttonholes without chalk or disappearing markers

Jessica from Sew Chic shows how she marked the placement of buttonholes on the back of a dress. It was a special garment and she didn’t want to put …

Sewing with Knit Fabric {Knits}

Sewing with Knit Fabric {Knits}<p>Sewing with knit fabric can be a little tricky, this post will walk you through the best way to sew this type of …

Tips for Sewing Scout Patches {Sewing Tips and Tricks}

Tips for Sewing Scout Patches {Sewing Tips and Tricks}<p>Here is a great post if you have a boy scout in the family! With several great pointers for …

How to Turn Bootcut Jeans into Skinny Jeans

Can’t seem to shake those old bootcut jeans in your closet? But never wear them? With a couple zippers, a few trials on the sewing machine and a little hackery, it’s surprisingly simple to turn them into skinny jeans!<p>This is definitely on the more advanced side in terms of projects, as you’ll need …

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Sewing 101: Yoga Bag

In keeping with January’s theme of fresh starts and healthy resolutions, what better way to get motivated to exercise than with some new exercise …

How to sew cases, bags, and buckets

Check out these instructions for making things that hold other things. Maybe you know somebody who needs a handmade gift?<p>iPad or Kindle cover …

Tutorial: How to sew a blind hem

Blind hems are fantastic. Using an ingenious method of folding and stitching, you can create a machine stitched hem that is nearly invisible from the …

How-To: Shape a Sharp Corner in Sewing Projects

Want to make a perfectly sharp corner without breaking out the fabric scissors? Check out this sharp corner sewing tutorial from Tilly and the Buttons!

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Flashback: How-To: Make a Custom Pair of Tap Pants

<b>By Haley Pierson-Cox</b><p>For me, summer in NYC means two things: 1) I will eventually wear a light skirt into the subway when my hands are full, and 2) on that day, when I step onto the stairs of the station, a gust of wind will come barreling up from below, lifting my skirt and showing my backside to …

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