Calling All Beach Beauties! 8 DIY Swimsuit Patterns Perfect for Summer

I don’t know about you, but I have come to dread putting on my swimsuit. When I was younger I couldn’t WAIT to slip into my bikini and jump in the pool. Now, though, I can’t help but feel a little self-conscious. That’s why I was thrilled when I realized how many DIY swimsuit patterns […]

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What You (Almost) Forgot to Bring: Sewing Purses, Organizers, and More for Travel

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Warning: This post contains incredibly helpful information and sewing tutorials. You were supposed to leave 12 minutes ago for the airport, but you know you’re forgetting something. Your keys? Chargers? ID? What is it?? There just isn’t time to think about it anymore. Boldly you yell at everyone to get in the car, scoop the […]

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Kids and Camping Hacks: 17 Camping Crafts for Kids

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Ah, camping! It is one of the best summer activities. With warm weather and your family, you can escape to the woods or the lake with just a handful of supplies. In theory, camping is fun for the whole family. Time away means tuning out the rest of the world and spending time with one […]

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The Short List: 7 How to Sew Shorts You’ll Love

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Wearing shorts is one of my top five favorite fashion choices for the summer. I love being able to feel the sun and the air on my legs without all the extra responsibility of a skirt. I don’t have to worry about wind or crossing my legs just right. I can just enjoy the summer […]

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Rosemont’s International Quilt Festival: Trends & Hot Topics

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Last week AllFreeSewing and FaveQuilts were able to make it to the International Quilt Festival in Rosemont, Illinois. To put it in a word, we were ecstatic. As one would imagine, we’re pretty happy when it comes to seeing what can be pieced together with a needle and thread. Browsing through the amazing finished quilts […]

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Summer Lovin’: How to Sew a Bag for the Beach

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Going to the beach is right up there with barbeques, outdoor concerts, and fireworks when it comes to the quintessential summer activities. If you are a total beach babe, you know that having the perfect beach bag can make or break your day at the beach. A bag that is too hefty or too small […]

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8 Patterned Pillow Tutorials We Want You to See

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You’ve got to admit, pillow tutorials to sewists are mugs to a regular Joe. No matter how many of them you have, you can’t help yourself from collecting one every time it catches your eye. We understand, and we’re here to enable you even more. The editors at AllFreeSewing happen to adore an easy pillow […]

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8 4th of July Sewing Projects You Should Probably Make

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Where did the time ago? It feels like a minute ago we were putting up our Christmas trees and now we’re already celebrating the 4th of July. Is it time travel? Witchcraft? No, just life. As many of our faithful fans and friends know, at AllFreeSewing we’re all about celebrating the holidays with the help […]

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You Don’t Say! Interesting Survey Results from Our Readers

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At AllFreeSewing, we genuinely want to know how to best serve our readers. If you subscribe to our newsletter, Sewing It Up, you may have noticed an opportunity to participate in a survey. We really wanted to know what you liked, didn’t like, and wanted when it came to Sewing It Up. After all, we […]

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