12/28/98 - Make Your Own Thread Racks
This week I am sharing an economical solution for storing all types of thread.
12/15/98 - Christmas Embellishment
Here's a great idea for adding sparkle to your holiday crafts and clothing.
12/05/98 - Fabric Conversion Charts
Here's some simple charts and hints to help you purchase the correct amount of fabric.
11/21/98 - Thanksgiving Hostess Gifts
If you're cooking, traveling or have the day off, here are some great ideas to make the day even more special.
11/11/98 - Table Centerpiece
A simple, inexpensive, long lasting table center piece.
11/06/98 - Sewing Slippers
Places to find free and retail patterns and pointers for making slippers.
10/25/98 - Christmas Angels
The best places on the net for free angel projects, patterns and instructions.
10/18/98 - Christmas Stockings
Learn all the traditions and how to's for making Christmas Stockings, with free applique patterns.
10/02/98 - Halloween Dinosaur Costume
Directions for make regular pajamas into a dionsaur costume.
09/21/98 - Halloween Costume Tails
Directions and ideas to make animal tails, for your Halloween costumes.
09/20/98 - Keeping Halloween Costumes Economical
Tips, tricks and pointers for keeping your costumes economical, with links to more Halloween ideas.
09/13/98 - Grapes Halloween Costume
Directions for a Halloween costume you can make for children or adults.
08/29/98 - Basic Sewing Machine Maintenance
Starting points and sources of information for proper sewing machine care.
08/21/98 - Revamping A Sleeping Bag
Directions for sleeping bag repairs, links to suppliers and more for making your own sleeping bag.
08/14/98 - Tracking Down A Discontinued Pattern
Contacts and tricks to getting your hands on a discontinued pattern.
08/08/98 - Sew Your Own Durable Back Pack
Get ready for back to school by making a back pack that will last. Patterns, notions and tips for making it yourself.
08/07/98 - Keep Em Cold Can Wraps
Use your scraps to make can wraps that will save on wasted beverages.
07/31/98 - Sewing Rooms
Diagrams and ideas for setting up a perfect sewing room.
07/24/98 - Craft Fairs From Around The World
Visit our chatters Craft Fairs in North Carolina and Australia.
07/17/98 - Understand Serging & Overlocking
Illustrations and explanations to take the mystery out of sergers and their terms.
07/10/98 - Sewing Children's Summer Clothing
Ideas and directions for special touches to a child's summer wardrobe.
07/03/98 - Towel Baby Bibs
Full on-line directions to make your own baby bibs from towels.
06/26/98 - Crib Dust Ruffle
Full on-line directions to make a crib ruffle and create extra storage under the crib.
06/19/98 - Fabric Paint And Applique Tee Shirt
An example of ways to combine different embellishment techniques for true creativity.
06/12/98 - Stay Put Picnic Tablecloth and Bench Covers
Full on-line directions to make your own wind resistant picnic accessories.
06/05/98 - Mason Jar Fabric Covers
Full on-line directions to turn your home made jams and jellies into a real showpiece.
05/29/98 - Tooth Fairy Pillow
Full on-line directions and pattern to make your own tooth shaped pillow.
05/22/98 - Fabric Embellishment
Loads of embellishment and decorating ideas for even a beginner.
05/15/98 - Zippered Travel Pouches
Full on-line directions and illustrations to make pouches for your luggage or backpack.
05/08/98 - Beginners Sewing Projects
Many projects for beginners as well as economical supply sources.
05/01/98 - Kids Summer Sewing For Community Service
A sewing project even a beginner can do to help other kids, through Operation Toy Box.
04/25/98 - Dressed Up Sweat Shirt
Directions and diagrams to hide stains or turn an ordinary sweat shirt into something special.
04/18/98 - Make An Educational Toy Snake
Directions and diagrams to make a toy which reinforces snapping, buttoning, zipping, lacing and velcro use.
04/11/98 - Part Two Of Making Patio Cushions
Assembly directions for making your own patio cushions.
04/04/98 - Part One Of Making Patio Cushions
Directions and diagrams to calculate how much fabric, lay out and zippers, to make your own covered foam cushions.
03/28/98 - Easter Kites
Directions and diagrams on line to make your own kite for Easter and Spring Time fun.
03/21/98 - Hanging Hand Towels
Full on line directions and patterns for different types of hanging towels.
03/17/98 - Charity Sewing
Charity doesn't just happen at Charities time. Places on the internet that need sewers to fill big needs.
03/10/98 - Iron Caddy
Full on line directions for making an iron caddy to tote that warm iron home from sewing class.
03/03/98 - Dog Bone Neck Pillow
Free on line pattern and directions for a pillow designed for neck comfort.
02/28/98 - Polarfleece Feather Duster
A polarfleece feather duster to make with your scraps.
02/17/98 - Ruffles And Gathers
Tips, tricks and formulas to make picture perfect ruffles.
02/10/98 - A Quick Cookie Recipe
A recipe and places to keep your family happy without spending the day in the kitchen.
02/03/98 - Basketball Pillow
Full directions and pattern to make a decorative pillow or toy.
01/27/98 - Bonnet Needle Book
A project and pattern, easy for a beginner or as a gift, to store your hand sewing needles.
01/20/98 - French Seams
The simple seam finish that encloses itself.
01/13/98 - Basic Seam Finishes
The simple seam finishes which create a "finished" garment.
01/06/98 - Flat Felled Seams
Pictorial directions and reasons for flat felled seams.