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.

I love my Creative Clothing class! The instructor assigns a topic - buttons, pockets, zippers, tucks, color blocking, etc. Then we make something with the topic in mind (even if...

For a number of years, I have had the privilege of gathering with a talented group of fiber artists that studied with Lorraine Torrence. The "Off Grain Stitchers" continue to...

Joe Cunningham was planted in the quilt world when he leaped at an opportunity to collaborate on a project to chronicle the life and work of quilter Mary Schafer. In...

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