How To Finish A Shaped Quilt Edge Without Binding

Hexagon quilt, finished edge, without binding tutorial

I made this English paper pieced hexagon quilt for my fifth-born child's first birthday. If I had more time, I would finished off the quilt edge by making a hexagon facing (see Bad Skirt for her drool worthy tutorial). However, his birthday was looming close and I needed a quicker method for finishing it off, but still keeping the wonderful jagged … [Read more...]

Reversible Leather & Cotton Belting Bag Handles [Tutorial]

Making a reversible leather and cotton belting bag handle - sewfearless.com

mmmmhmmmm.... I had a babysitter over last Saturday to watch the kids while Andy put in his usual 12 hours of grad school homework. Best. Idea. Ever. My Saturday went from stinky to sublime. I walked out of my sewing room after an hour to nurse Vincent with a big goofy grin on my face and I asked the sitter if she had a hobby that makes her breathless … [Read more...]

Scribble ‘n’ Tote Lap Desk Tutorial (featuring Modern Yardage Fabrics)

Scribble 'n' Tote Lap Desk Materials - SewFearless.com

Disclaimer: This post is part of a cross-promotion between myself and Modern Yardage. The fabric for this project was provided by Modern Yardage, but all content, tutorials, and opinions included in this post are my own. This is this summer's cure for long car rides and summer thunder storms. Clipboards turned into lap desks with the addition of a … [Read more...]

Basket Liners [Tutorial]

baskets in the closet - sewfearless.com

I wasn't planning on making a tutorial for these basket liners. I'm tired, they aren't particularly fancy or interesting, and I am distracted by baby-ness. BUT....My little sister requested one, and since she was sweet enough to thrift for baskets for me, I couldn't say no to her. So here is the basic gist of it for you.... You will need: a … [Read more...]

For 1 Week Only! The Sew Fab e-Pattern Sale!!!! (Plus a Giveaway!)

This is it folks! The cat has finally been let out of the bag. Just take a minute to take a look over the pictures below... ... has it sunk in yet? good. because... Today is the 1st day of the 1st ever Sew Fab e-Pattern Bundle Sale and giveaway, sponsored by The Southern Institute and Fat Quarter Shop! Over the past eight weeks a lot of … [Read more...]

Sew Fab e-Pattern Sale Announcement!

Guess what, Ladies (and gents?)!! Next week, I will have a special deal available for you all. One of my sewing patterns will be included in the Sew Fab e-Pattern Sale! I've been looking over this pattern bundle and OH MY FREAKIN' GOODNESS!!!!!! There is some amazing stuff in here! I'm not sure if I should be more excited for the deal you are going to … [Read more...]

Stretch Yourself: Working With Stretch Lace

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Welcome to Sew Fearless! This post is part of the "Stretch Yourself" Series hosted by Mad Mim and One Little Minute. The topic today is STRETCH LACE and I get to have the pleasure of joining in on the fun. Be sure to check out my fellow Guest Contributor of the Day, Novita of Very Purple Person too! I went to the store with thinking about a funky … [Read more...]