Category Archives: Projects

Sneak Peek on Our Shimmer Blog Hop Project

Collaboration is always fun – especially at See How We Sew. We are having a creative surge, working on our upcoming project that will be a part of Jennifer Sampou’s Blog Hop to introduce her beautiful new line, SHIMMER. #shimmerfabric @jennifersampou @robertkaufman I … Continue reading

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A Pear-fect Pronto Pillow Project

Okay, speed your way through that tongue twister a few times! Back in January I tackled a few languishing UFOs in a rare fit of post-holiday productivity. Among the unfinished projects, a portrait of my mother from her Lauren Bacall … Continue reading

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Improvisational Scrap Busting – French Style

I have spent the past two months finishing all the forgotten quilt projects I can possibly manage. This has been great for clearing my sewing room, checking off the to-do’s on my list, and giving me hope that I can … Continue reading

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A See How We Sew Quilt-Along!

As you may have read in my last post, all of us here at SHWS have been working hard to design a new quilt to share with you. We’re calling this project Quilt-Along-with-SHWS. You can join in whenever you like, and the patterns … Continue reading

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Quilt Retreat Update and Iron Caddy Giveaway

Hope your year has gotten off to a great start. Just can believe it’s February already. So much has happened this past month! It began with the quilting retreat I mentioned in my last post. My plan was to make … Continue reading

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Hints for Making Silk Quilts

Happy New Year! It’s been a busy, exciting and exhausting season of family, fun, and way too much food. Believe me, I loved every minute of it, but now find myself longing for some quiet creative time. Like Pati, I … Continue reading

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Got Wool Felt? A Fast & Super-Easy Last-Minute Jewelry Pouch

If you believe thriftiness is a byword for quilt making well, then you’ve stopped by the right blog today. I’ve got a ridiculously quick seasonal project for your wool felt scraps (or for any other double-sided fabric). After all my … Continue reading

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Bookin’ It: Another Last-Minute Gift Idea for Fabric Lovers

Remember this package from my Tuesday post? Well, if you recall, I promised to reveal the contents in today’s posting. But first a little background. I’m lucky enough to be part of a group of five creative women who meet from time … Continue reading

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Feeling Frantic? Check Out These Last-Minute Goodies–Perfect for Stitchers and Crafters Alike

Can you believe that Christmas is just a week away? If you’re like me, the next seven days are jam-packed with holiday-related activities. As the classic embodiment of “last-minute Lulu” (to borrow a phrase from our sister blogger emeritus, Christie Batterman), … Continue reading

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Two Tea Towels = Simple Apron plus Gift Basket Ideas & Giveaway

Ahh, I’m seeing gift baskets everywhere these days. ‘Tis the season! I both enjoy giving and receiving them as they often contain some special little personalized treasures that have been carefully inserted with the recipient in mind. Having a theme … Continue reading

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