Sewing Studio

  1. Puyallup Sew Expo is Feb 28 to March 3, 2013

    Did you know the nation’s largest event for sewing enthusiasts takes place right here in the Pacific Northwest? The Sewing and Stitchery Expo is a non-profit educational event that features inspirational seminars daily, hands-on workshops, style shows and vendors from all over the country with booths that specialize in the latest in fabrics, tools, and supplies! This year Sew Expo...
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  2. Make it With Wool Contest

    This October the Puyallup Quality Sewing store will host Washington’s Make It With Wool (MIWW) Contest  (formally held at Pacific Fabrics). What is Make It With Wool? MIWW is the longest, continuous promotional entity of the American lamb and wool industry. It began to help promote wool and generate new interest in sewing with wool among young sewers.  Sponsorship of the program...
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  3. Take a Tour of the Koala Cabinet Factory in West Chicago, Illinois

    This video tour of the Koala Cabinet Factory in West Chicago, Illinois is worth taking three minutes out of your day to watch! It is fascinating to view the entire process that goes into making each one of the Koala cabinets. Starting simply with raw material and ending with a finished product, there are numerous steps involved in creating each...
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  4. Design the Sewing Room of Your Dreams with Nancy Zieman

    Do you have your own sewing room? I wish I did! I sew in my dining room and living room, stashing my machine and supplies in the hall closet.  I have three small children so the majority of my sewing happens late into the evening hours. I shut down shop when I am not sewing and put away my machine...
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  5. 10 Sewing Tips & Tricks from Baby Lock

    Check out these fun tips that I just came across: Sewing Tips & Tricks - Get organized, get thrifty and get inspired today with these sewing tips for 2010 from Baby Lock: When sewing a garment that require buttons, take one of the extra buttons and sew it to the inside of the garment. If one of the buttons comes...
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  6. 10 Must-Have Sewing Tools

    My head is buzzing with plans for my Fall wardrobe from InStyle magazine (my fashion favorite) - a good fashion magazine or two is where I always start. Once I've identified and torn out the styles I love, I head for the pattern catalogs or my own plentiful stash to see what I can match up. My goal is to...
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  7. Project Preparation Tips for Streamlining Your Sewing

    Photo: The back pieces of a vest lining pinned together for quicker assembly. I do not sew quickly. Sometimes it's one of my greatest frustrations. Part of the problem is my penchant for experimentation and challenging projects. I just can't resist trying out new tools and techniques - after all,that is how we learn. While it definitely broadens my sewing...
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