Sewing

Sewing

Whether you sew by machine or by hand – making clothes or a quilt, there’s a technique that’s perfect for your next sewing project.

If you are looking for inspiration for your next sewing project, look to our Spotlight interviews on Create Whimsy. We highlight great garment seamstresses like Barbara Emodi, creative wearable artists like Lorraine Torrence and embroidery artists like Lynn Krawczyk.

We’ve talked to modern art quilters like Carole Lyle Shaw, traditional quilters like Jenny Doan, and art quilters like Laura Wasilowski.

Or pick up some tips and tricks for quick and easy sewing projects like making a snap on scarf for your dog, or fiber wrapped bowls.

Fashion upcycling pioneer Christine Mayer takes garments and textiles that have a history of use and transforms them into sought-after clothing designs. The new life she gives these textiles comes...

I love to embellish my pieces with stitching and beads. All of those threads and bead tubes, the needles and thimble jumble up on a tray. Cute little Blossom Bins...

To explore Cas Holmes' work, you have to engage with layers - layers of fabric, paper, paint, ephemera and stitch that bring the often overlooked to the front of mind....