What is Freezer Paper: Uses, Alternatives & Buying

You may be asking what is freezer paper doing in an article on a sewing and craft site? Well, freezer paper is not just for the kitchen and wrapping foods. This waxed paper can be used for making labels, printing fabric, and creating stencils for painting. PinWhat is Freezer Paper? What is Freezer Paper? Freezer … Read more

Seed Stitch Embroidery (Rice Stitch) Easy Tutorial

Learn how to do seed stitch embroidery. Embroidery stitches have such wonderful, picturesque names. Seed stitch, also known as rice stitch, is very aptly named. This stitch, when completed in a group, looks just as if a farmer had scattered some seed over your embroidery and you have captured the design in colored threads. PinSeed … Read more

FEATHER STITCH Embroidery – Best Beginner Tutorial

Learn how to embroider the feather stitch with this simple tutorial. Feather stitch (or featherstitch) just curls across the fabric and lightly gives your design a soft feathery texture. ‘As light as a feather’ is a great description to add to this delicate and soft stitch. Feather stitch is a form of chain stitch and … Read more

SEWING ELASTIC – How to Sew Elastic Easily

Learn how to sew elastic. Sewing elastic in an elastic waistband, neck, or wrists is a really quick and easy way to make simple garments. You can use sewing elastic by either attaching the elastic to the edge or creating a casing and threading it through. Gentle gathers are better suited to the attachment method … Read more

To Be a Mother and to Quilt…

We absolutely fell in love with this first-hand account of how being a quilter and mother overlap through the eyes of the Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting co-hosts, Angela Huffman and Sara Gallegos. In 2019 they shared their experiences in a trunk show and now that Mother’s Day is just a few short days … Read more

How to Sew Elastic in Leotards & Swimwear

If you are a beginner then probably the most daunting part of learning how to make your own leotard is sewing elastic in the legs, arms and neck. Never fear! It is actually quite easy to learn how to sew elastic in leotards And once you have done it a couple of times you will … Read more