warp & weft + giveaway

warp & weft + giveaway

We are officially halfway through giveaway week! Are you enjoying it so far? Inspired by all the lovely fabric and patterns? Itching to get sewing? I know I am!   If you love gorgeous fabrics (and I know you do!) you are going to love this next shop: Warp & Weft. This shop is chock […]

see kate sew + giveaway

see kate sew + giveaway

Do you know see kate sew? How could you not? Kate writes the blog see kate sew, which is filled to the brim with tutorials for clothes, accessories, toys, and so much more. She also is a part of the fantastic Pattern Anthology crew, who creates seasonal packages of sewing patterns for women and kids. […]

fabricworm + giveaway

fabricworm + giveaway

Welcome to the first day of giveaway week! Next week is Kid’s Clothes Week  already! I hope all the giveaways this week will get you excited to work with new patterns, cut into pretty fabric, and  sew cool  clothes for your kids! This first shop hardly needs an introduction. Fabricworm has been selling awesome fabric for […]

the first ever kcw participant giveaway!

the first ever kcw participant giveaway!

We are doing our first-ever Kid’s Clothes Week participant giveaway! We’ve picked out some really fun stuff that will get you sewing, and anyone who is signed up for the next Kid’s Clothes Week challenge will be entered to win. Yes! Not sure if you’re signed up? Want a little reminder on how to do […]

PATTERNS: what makes me commit

PATTERNS: what makes me commit

Why would I pay for a pattern, even an adorable one, if there are so many free patterns and tutorials available online? This is what I used to think, before I started sewing clothes.  What I know now that I didn’t know then is, those pattern-makers have done so much of the hard work to […]

PATTERNS: how to make it do more

PATTERNS: how to make it do more

Hi again KCW sewers – and just as the banner says, it’s Renee here from Nearest the pin. How are your plans coming along? If you’re feeling a bit ‘over’ your pattern stash, then today’s post has come at the right time. Sewed them all before? Need some more inspiration? Well today I’m here to […]