Category Archives: Tutorial

Featured in Sewing World Magazine

Sewist.com, one of several sewing and crafting social media sites, is featured in the February Edition of Sewing World Magazine. As part of the team, I’m flattered that Sewist is represented so thoroughly in the article. The website, Sewist, is the … Continue reading

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All Sewn Up in 2015

Just some of the highlights of 2015! I pledged not to buy RTW clothes and made all of my own. I posted my makes to The Monthly Stitch, Kolabora, and Sewist as well as to my blog at Zibergirl.com. I … Continue reading

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Holiday Stockings Using Sprout Patterns

It was so much fun designing unique holiday stockings for my family through Sprout Patterns and Spoonflower on their website. I selected colors and patterns that I thought represented each family member. Then I waited anxiously for the printed fabric … Continue reading

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Sewist: The New Sewing Social Network

It’s been a little over a month since the new Sewist.com site opened. It’s a place where members can share sewing and crafting projects, review and comment on projects, and socialize in groups. You can search through hundreds of patterns in our growing database … Continue reading

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It’s a Celebration!

9-6-15 UPDATE: Only 10 more awesome followers needed before I start the giveaways and the Linky Party! I’m getting very close to 500 awesome followers and if you’re one of them, I just want to say thank you in a … Continue reading

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Classic and Casual Carolyn Pajamas

Update: I was eliminated in round four. 😦 One of these talented ladies: Leah, Shannon, or Teresa, will win the grand prize during round 5. Here’s my entry for Round Four of the Super Online Sewing Match II: The Carolyn Pajamas … Continue reading

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The Best Thing I’ve Ever Sewn

I’m competing in the Super Online Sewing Match II hosted by Sew Mama Sew and I have made it to Round Four. In between each round the contestants are asked to answer a sewing related question. For Round Four, the … Continue reading

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A Tour of my Sewing Studio

I have a great little sewing room, with just enough room to turn around. It used to be my youngest daughter’s bedroom before she went off to college. Now it’s my dedicated work and storage space. I’ve been a busy … Continue reading

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Riding that Train….

I’m so impressed with all of the entries for the Indie Dress Contest! There are some awesome makes using unique indie patterns. Many of which are brand new to me. It’s so neat to see what they look like on real people! Here … Continue reading

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The Dress Contest; and Prizes Announced

Hello Sewing friends, Are you ready? Have you picked out your Indie Dress Pattern? The first contest starts June 1st and all you have to do is make a dress using and Indie Pattern. If you are not in to sewing for … Continue reading

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