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  • Crocheted pocket drawstring bag
    Decorating your plain bag
    Do you have a bag that just looks so empty on the front? Or perhaps you have a nice bag but you somehow got a bleach spot or stain on the front. Well don't throw that bag to Goodwill quite yet. If you have time try to fix it up with a new look...
  • The How To - What to do With Fabric Scraps
    The How To - What to do With Fabric Scraps
    Let's face it, fabric can be spendy. It hurts to toss those scraps. So why not use those scraps for another DIY project you could be proud of and you wouldn't have to toss out any more scraps!Make a unique handmade quilt. They're not...
  • 3 ways to make artificial flowers
    3 ways to make artificial flowers
    There are many ways to make artificial flowers for decorating and fashion purposes. Here are the basic instructions for three popular styles.Tissue paper flowers - Once you have unfolded the tissue, it is just a matter of rolling and scrunching...
  • January sewing classes
    January sewing classes
    There are plenty of classes to learn new skills whether you are a beginner or expert sewist. Start your New Year learning how to make handbags or by taking a home décor class on Roman shades. Check out the list of classes for January.Jan. 10Plano...
  • Reynolds Freezer and Parchment paper products
    Kitchen tools for the sewing room (Video)
    While Parchment paper and Freezer paper are both handy in the kitchen, they can be essential tools in the sewing room too. For quilters and sewists that work with foundation piecing, you will love the versatility of both papers for your projects...
  • Dallas Sewing: The Week Ahead
    Dallas Sewing: Dallas Area Fiber Artist workshop and trunk show
    This week’s sewing corner includes a special event presented by the Dallas Area Fiber Artist as well as a variety of sewing classes. Check out this week’s events below:Monday, Oct 22All quilters and sewists are welcomed to free &ldquo...
  • Pretty little purses and pouches by Lark Books
    Quick and stylish Christmas gifts to sew (Video)
    It’s not too early to plan for gift-giving if you love to make hand-crafted gifts. Christmas is coming soon and I love to create beautiful hand-crafted items. My favorite projects are ones that are simple to construct but where I can spend...
  • Fine Embellishment Techniques by Jane Conlon
    Creative sewing with beads
    Whether sewing fashion garments or home crafting, beads are a fun way to add a unique look to your creations. Beads can be sewn by hand, by machine or glued. Beads make great embellishments to emphasize a specific place on a garment or to spice up...
  • Sewing Corner Weekend July 27 - 29
    Dallas sewing: July 27 - 29
    This weekend includes two sewing and crafting socials on Friday. Saturday's events include some of the most unique handcrafts at the Denton and Grapevine markets. Home décor ideas and unique finds will be featured at Sunday’s auction and...
  • Sewing Corner Week of July 16 - 21
    Dallas sewing: July 16 - 21
    This coming week includes an assortment of activities. There are community markets for those interested in handcrafted items. Learn a new applique technique called ‘Back Basting Applique’. Beginning sewists can try a class offered by...
  • Sewing Corner to go
    Dallas sewing: April 16 - April 21
    Check out this week’s sewing classes for kids, teens and adults. Plus don’t miss the upcoming weekend’s Spring Market to find that very special, handcrafted gift.Monday, April 16All quilters and sewists are welcomed to free ...
  • National Volunteer Week
    Use your sewing skills during National Volunteer Week
    Volunteering your time is a rewarding experience in so many ways. It is not only beneficial to the receiving organization, it benefits you by teaching skills to others, meeting new people that share your passion, and it feels good to make a...
  • Golden D'Or fashion fabric used to make sequin pillow
    Golden D'Or Fabrics spring sale
    Golden D’Or Fabrics is having one of its famous clearance sales from April 7 - 14. Their beautiful Quilting cotton is on sale for $3.99 per yard.Stock up on assorted 5-yard bolts of fashion fabrics for only $4.00!Don’t forget to drop...
  • Corded Fabric Vase
    Home Décor: Corded fabric vase
    Spring is the perfect time to take on home décor projects. It’s time to liven the home with vibrant colors. There are many ways to decorate with rich color from your fabric stash and various thread colors. Here are instructions to transform...
  • Sewing Corner to go
    Dallas sewing: April 2 - April 7
    Sewists, Quilters and Fiber Artists will find some great events around Dallas this week.Monday, April 2All quilters and sewists are welcomed to free “Sit and Sew” every Monday at Quilter’s Connection. This is an open sewing...