Member Feature: Creating a Non-Traditional Wedding Dress

Here at the National Sewing Circle, we always love to see what our members are working on. With such a wide variety of sewers in our community, it’s exciting to see all the fun projects being made! Marcia Gold sent us these photos of a non-traditional wedding dress she created for a friend, and you

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NSC LIVE! October 2017

Join us for another installment in our NSC Live series with the wonderfully talented Nicki LaFoille on Thursday, October 19th at 7:00 p.m. CST. Nicki will be answering your sewing questions in this interactive and informative Q&A. Feel free to submit questions live during the broadcast by writing in the comment box below!

NSC GOLD: Fall Sewing Projects

Join us for our next installment in the NSC Live Gold series with National Sewing Circle editor Ashley Hough as she guides you through a series of fun, easy fall and Halloween sewing projects! We’ll be going live with this special event on Thursday, October 5th at 7 P.M. CST. See you there!

Fabric Marking Tools

How To Choose A Fabric Marking Tool

Fabric marking tools come in handy whether you are sewing a garment, home décor project or are making a quilt. There are many different kinds on the market today, but here are some things to consider when selecting one. First, it is important to know if you are going to need temporary or permanent marks

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NSC LIVE! September 2017

In this month’s live event with Nicki LaFoille, learn what to do when you first un-box a new machine, understand the difference between interfacing and stabilizer and get tips for sewing horsehair braid into hems.

What Sewing Project Are You Most Proud Of?

We love seeing different projects from our sewing community! We asked our members on Facebook what sewing project you were most proud of so that we could showcase some of the great projects we’ve been seeing. Check out the photos and stories that were shared with us! “The Cinderella live action ball gown has been

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NSC LIVE! August 2017

In this month’s live event with Nicki LaFoille learn how to determine the amount of fabric to buy when using a non-commercial pattern, get tips on storing your sewing machine and learn what advice Nicki would give new sewing students.

Top 10 Sewing Tips from the Experts

Top 10 Sewing Tips from the Experts

We talked to our team of expert sewing instructors and asked them what special tip or technique they thought every sewer should know. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced sewer, these ten essential sewing tips will ensure your time at the machine is pleasant and productive! Check out the chart below for the ten

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NSC LIVE! July 2017

In this month’s live event with Nicki LaFoille, get tips on how to sew a V-neck shirt, learn how to make several alterations based on your body type and understand how to work through sewing with a new fabric- including how to decide what needle, thread and machine settings to use.

NSC LIVE! June 2017

During the June NSC LIVE, Nicki LaFoille discussed the different types of stabilizer to have on hand for beginner embroidery, taught a fun and easy way to create narrow pintucks, and shared tips for sewing with and finishing stretchy fabrics.