Have you explored the world of Pinterest yet? It's a site that is filled with information on a variety of topics that includes DIY and Crafts, Food and Drink, Home Decor, Health and Fitness, and many other current topics of interest. You must request to join Pinterest and once approved, the site is opened up to you and filled with pages that you are going to want to save. You can browse through the newest "Pins" or type in a specific topic, such as "sewing" and find websites, blogs, things to make, tutorials, and ideas that will keep you sewing for days.
Today's search was "Sewing" and there are so many cute things to sew that it will quickly deplete that stash of fabric in your craft room. First viewed are tomato pincushions and "understanding a typical Japanese sewing pattern". Many really cute pattern books are written in a variety of languages, with Japanese being one of the main ones found, and unless you are good at visually deciphering the pattern, it is really hard to reproduce the outfits, so this "pin" would be very helpful for an intrepid sewer.
Scrolling down the page, there is a no-sew suede skirt and an easy-sewing baby quilt. There are pictures of sewing rooms that are to-die-for and a really cute campfire to sew that includes logs and flames, all made from fabric! There are vintage aprons and patterns for men. If you like to recycle, there are sites that show how to repurpose a t-shirt into an infinity scarf. There are kid crafts and wedding gowns; room decorations and a no-sew bed canopy.
Just learning to sew? The website http://prudentbaby.com/2010/06/baby-kid has an easy tutorial on learning to sew pants with a drawstring waist. Or perhaps you want to sew for your child's doll. Check out http://www.skiptomylou.org/2012/07/25/easy-doll-dress-to-sew for a simple drawstring neckline shift dress that can be made in less than an hour.
Here's a warning: once you go on Pinterest, it's hard to stop! There are so many unique ideas and blogs to read, sites to buy from, and patterns to look at, that you will find yourself sitting for hours if you aren't careful, so enter at your own risk! But if you have one of those huge fabric stashes, this is the place for you. You will love it!
If you are shopping for fabric, check out Joann Fabrics or Hobby Lobby. They both have a great selection and you can also purchase online. If you need sewing instruction books, go to your local library in Millville or Vineland and borrow one of their many books for the seamstress. Now, you just need to get started!