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by Tori

Meet Shannon From Fabric Nosherie

January 4, 2013 in Stitchin Women

shannon You know the feeling you get when you walk into a bakery and the sweet smell of pastries takes over as your eyes jump from one beautifully decorated cake to another? This is the feeling Shannon Robinson hopes to elicit when you walk into the Fabric Nosherie. And it does! At Totally Stitchin’ we love the mouthwatering fabrics in Shannon’s ...
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Fabulous Fabric

July 24, 2012 in General

Heaven.Helsinki_Bnr I could literally spend hours on end browsing through fabric. Whether it's at my local shop or across the web, I easily get lost in the potential projects I could make with it all. Fabric with vibrant colors and interesting patterns appeal to me most, so I was immediately drawn to these collections: This Scandinavian-inspired collection by Patty Young is her ...

What are you sewing for July 4?

June 14, 2012 in News

IMG_0554 My little model! Just happened to snap this shot at the right moment! :D (Don't worry we had lots of people around her while she was on the trampoline)! :D Are you sewing something for July 4 for you, for your kiddos, for your house? Did you know you can show us? We'd love to see what our fellow sew-ers have been ...

Shop for fabric online?

February 9, 2012 in Find It / Buy It, General, Sewing supplies

fabricshoppingonline_lg   Do you shop online for fabric? If so, where? I would like to sew a new swimsuit this season, so, I am currently in the market for cute print swimsuit fabric, which isn't the easiest to find! I am still early in my search, but, I stumbled upon this article I read awhile back from Threads Magazine's website (which is ...

How to “Unshrink” a Shrunken Sweater!

January 2, 2012 in Tips & Tricks

100913_Ssense_RagBoneGraylingCropSweater Happy New Year!! So when I was in college for a fashion design degree, we had to purchase a book called More Fabric Savvy - A Quick Resource Guide to Selecting and Sewing Fabric by Sandra Betzina. The book is AWESOME...it includes all types of fabric, whether to preshrink the fabric or not, what needles to use on which fabric, what foot works best on ...
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Shortcut To The Perfect Ruffle

October 17, 2011 in Tips & Tricks

COLORBLOCKGIRLS feature image I have always loved ruffles, but I hate the basting stitches and broken threads, and then I found the Baby Lock ruffling foot (which I will be sure to show off in another post) and I was in Heaven!  But for the love of fashion, sometimes I just need an obnoxious amount of ruffles!.  I can not express in words ...
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What do you do with your selvage edges?

April 28, 2011 in General, Tips & Tricks

I love fabric, all kinds, but my favorites have to be cotton prints. I love everything about them; their colors, their repeats, and their selvages. I love the cute colored circles counting 1, 2, 3, and the fun names that designers’ give those enjoyable designs, which are all located on the little strip on the edge, called the ...
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Sourcing Supplies in NYC

August 26, 2010 in General

A few weeks ago I took an amazing trip to NYC. When you love fashion, design and sewing, NYC is the place to visit for all things creative. I just love walking the garment district and seeing the unlimited options in fabric, trims, beads, fur, notions and anything else you can think of. Of course I stopped at Mood and ...
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Dog Kennel Decor

August 11, 2010 in Projects

Have an unsightly kennel in your house? Create a cute and functional kennel cover for man's best friend that you'll both love! Download this project

Need to organize an old jar of buttons?

July 27, 2010 in General, Tips & Tricks

I have a tin of buttons that belonged to my great-grandmother. I've wanted to use them, but was unsure of the size of each. I don't mind mixing, matching, and guessing, but I wanted to sort them by size, and didn't know what size to label each group. I found this chart for button sizing at www.karimeaway.com: http://www.karimeaway.com/files/buttonsizingchartexpanded.pdf I printed it at 100% ...