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Sewers We Love: Meet Emily of Oh Yay Studio!

Meet Emily of Oh Yay Studio! National Sewing Circle is proud to partner with Emily on sewing challenges and fun LIVE Events. Emily has worked with National Sewing Circle to create Activity Pages for Quilters and Sewers, Easy Sew: Cute and Colorful Custom Pillow Series, and our past “Oh Sew Simple Sewing Challenge”! Be sure…

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Mastering Fabrics 8-Class Set (DVD + Streaming Video)

Bundle: Mastering Fabrics 8-Class Set (DVD + Streaming Video) This must-have sewing set will provide you with the tips and techniques needed to try out some of those fabrics you have been avoiding! Each of the instructors will show you techniques and inspiring new project ideas that are certain to expand your sewing knowledge and…

Free Sewing Patterns

Whether you’re looking for your next project or just need something fun to do on a rainy afternoon, our collection of free sewing patterns has something for every skill level. We’ve put together these free projects just for you to give you the sewing inspiration you’ve been looking for! Choose one or make them all—once…

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What Does Your Handbag Say About You?

Accessories. They speak to those around us and allow a peek into our true personality, or at least who we are today. Is today a day to be functional, or whimsical? Are we feeling classy, or playful? Add a necklace, belt, bag, and boots to a basic outfit and you can take your style from…

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Sew Your Own Holiday Gift Bags

Whether you need to wrap a gift in a hurry, or you want to make one-of-a-kind gift wrap, these two bags will suit your every need. Both gift bags will add a personal touch to any gift giving opportunity. They will also please and delight the gift receiver! I started making fabric gift bags a…

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Sewing Vintage Fabric and Notions

Show off your love of all things vintage by incorporating fabric and notions from bygone eras into a sewing project. A little bit of vintage flair can make a modern project look delightfully retro. I’m always on the hunt for unique fabric or notions. Read on to learn my shopping tips, care instructions, and sewing…

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Sew a Sassy Strip Skirt with Drawstring Waist

Who doesn’t love a fun skirt? When I saw Ellen March’s video about making a strip skirt, I immediately realized I needed one in my life. The best thing about this skirt project is that it’s totally customizable. Instead of a maxi skirt I made one that falls to the knee. I didn’t have any…

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Glossary of Sewing Terms

What’s in a name? Here’s our ultimate list of sewing terminology. Did we miss a crucial one? Let us know by emailing editor@nationalsewingcircle.com. Glossary of Sewing Terms: Appliqué: The process of stitching a piece of fabric to another piece of fabric, and sewing close to the edges of the shape. Typically cut into a fun…

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