Love of Sewing Retreat Offers Hands-On Classes


Nancy Zieman is hosting the Love of Sewing Retreat. This event offers:
• “Be Creative with Nancy” Presentation
• Hands-on classes where you can learn by actually doing
• Stage presentations that showcase facts, fun and inspiration
• Introductions and demonstrations of Baby Lock sewing machines and sergers
• Drawings, giveaways and book signings
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Can’t wait to see you there,
Nancy Zieman PBS Host of “Sewing With Nancy”

eBook Teaches 9 Ways to Transform Old T-Shirts


This eBook from AllFreeSewing shows you how to transform your old T-shirts into clothing, accessories and more. Learn 9 Ways to Transform Old T-shirts with old t-shirt crafts.


Sew a Shirt from a Silk Scarf


This Silk Scarf Shirt is simple and inexpensive to make. Recycle some silky scarves and turn them into a stylish top with this shirt sewing pattern. Check out this easy sewing tutorial to make a breezy summer top in an evening.

Crayon Roll Holder Makes Great, Useful Gift For Children


Website “Skip To My Lou” offers a tutorial to make this cute, useful crayon holder roll for the child in your life. The step-by-step directions and material list are provided. For more information:

Craftsy Offers The Flirty Day Dress Sewing Class


Learn to sew vintage-style garments in this online class offered by Participants will make a day dress complete with 1950s-era details. Vintage sewing expert Laura Nash guides you through pattern preparation and personalized bust and length alterations, bodice and skirt creation. As a bonus, you’ll learn to create a custom petticoat that gives this skirt perfect vintage flair.

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Sew Many Blocks Offers Treasure Box Pattern

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Sew Many Blocks new treasure box pattern is easy and quick to make. It takes about 1 ½ hours to create these cute fabric boxes. The pattern includes information to make three size boxes, and the possibilities are endless. The skill level is easy. For more information go to

Learn To Sew With Easy, Pattern-Free Projects Book

The Sewing Workshop Book

The Sewing Workshop is a new publication offering more than 30 patterns for sewing small- to medium-size accessories, like drawstring pouches, mini totes, and backpacks. Inside, you’ll find in-depth informative tutorials, tips, and trouble-shooting techniques, as well as a robust materials list.

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Create A Unique Tie For That Special Man

33. HTC Tailor's Pride Men's Tie Project

Learn how to create a custom tie using HTC Tailor’s Pride hair canvas. For step-by-step photo instructions, go to

Choose Tailor’s Pride Sew-In Hair Canvas For Suits, Hats

HTC Tailor's Pride  Hair Canvas



Tailor’s Pride,#87009, is ideal for any garment or project that needs crisp shaping. Made of 41% acrylic, 19% hair, 16% polyester, 15% rayon, and 9% cotton, this sew-in hair canvas is 23 inches wide. Its medium weight makes it suitable for dry-cleanabletailored suits, ties, and hats.

Offered by HTC, it offers stability on the crosswise grain and fluidity on the lengthwise grain. It springs back into shape when crushed. It can be preshrunk with the use of heavy steam or a dry cleaner can steam it for you.

It has a wonderful drape and offers structured, yet flexible support. It comes in natural on a 25-yard roll.

HTC Retail Division is a full line supplier of materials for stabilizing embroidery, interlinings for sewing, and a variety of craft materials. It sells through a national network of home sewing and embroidery dealers.

For more information or to find the dealer nearest you, visit call (678) 514 0400; (800) 275-4275; fax: (678) 510 0349: e-mail: