Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Times a wastin'! Join our Sew Along on September 1

We can’t think of a better way to celebrate National Sewing Month then by joining the FreeSpirit Fabrics and Coats & Clark Sew Along starting September 1 at

Hosted by designer Tula Pink, each week in September BurdaStyle will be posting new steps, tips and techniques to guide you through creating a Skirt with Front Pleats and a Halter Dress!

Learn new techniques like zipper piping and decorative thread applique or working with fun fabric like Tula Pink’s Prince Charming from FreeSpirit.

So if you’ve decided to join, fantastic. Invite a friend because sewing with a friend is always way more fun! If you are still on the fence, well, Tula says, “You’re going to miss the part-ay!”
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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Owl Softie Free Pattern

Want a great way to use up some of those FreeSpirit scraps around the house? This is a great tutorial for that and is a hoot to make! We used Jennifer Paganelli's fabrics to make up this owl but we would love to hear what favorite FreeSpirit fabrics you have used. Thanks to Melissa from 100 Billion Stars for bringing us this great tutorial. Enjoy!

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Sunday, August 14, 2011

Anna Maria Horner free hand work project download on Sew4Home

Anna Maria Horner is currently featured on Sew4Home as part of the FreeSpirit Artist Trilogy. Here she shares with Sew4Home readers instructions on how to hand stitch a beautiful table runner using her new Anna Needleworks embroidery floss and size 8 pearl cotton. Anna recently introduced two six strand embroidery floss and two size 8 pearl cotton collections in colors hand picked to match her LouLouthi fabric line. Anna is leading a resurgence in hand stitching; a relaxing and portable creative outlet. Best Blogger TipsShare/Bookmark

Monday, August 01, 2011

Heather Bailey and Where Women Create

Where Women Create is a magazine that explores the studio space of extraordinary artistic women. The newest issue, on sale August 1, features Heather Bailey on the cover! Step inside Heather's creative space which is very much a part of her life and her family. Plus, in a tribute to Heather's true entreprenuerial know-how, she will be a featured speaker at the Creative Connection, September 15-17 in St. Paul, MN. Visit the Creative Connection blog where you can comment to win six, 1-yard cuts of Heather's newest fabric collection Garden District in cotton sateens and canvas. Garden District will be at your favorite fabric retailer this month.
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