Shop and Sew Garment Workshop with Mary Sue Fenner

Shop and Sew Garment Workshop with Mary Sue Fenner

Shopping at Cultural Cloth in Maiden Rock Wisconsin Mary Sue helped student plan, shop for fabric and sew a one-of-a-kind garment in this five day workshop. Mary Sue teaches classic, traditional and contemporary sewing and finishing techniques to create a one of a...
Finishing up Your WIPs

Finishing up Your WIPs

What’s your resolution for the New Year? How about making a resolution to finish up all of your sewing/quilting works in progress? It’ll set you up for an organized new year and it’ll take away any sort of anxiety you feel about unfinished projects piling up. To begin...
Cozy Winter Projects to Keep you Warm

Cozy Winter Projects to Keep you Warm

Are you finishing up last-minute holiday gifts? Or trying to finish up your cold weather projects? We’ve got the ideas for quick projects that make great holiday gifts and perfect cozy projects that will keep you warm all winter.   Wool Felt Ball Coasters Did...
Choosing the Right Sewing Machine Needle Part 2

Choosing the Right Sewing Machine Needle Part 2

Now that we’ve covered the basic parts and pieces of sewing machine needles and that the variation in needles is determined by the shape and size of the parts, let’s look at some actual examples of the different types of sewing machine needles:   Universal...
Choosing the Right Sewing Machine Needle—Part 1

Choosing the Right Sewing Machine Needle—Part 1

Whether you’re just learning to sew, are a seasoned pro, or find yourself somewhere in between the two, one thing is certain; the wrong needle can quickly derail even the simplest project. While all sewing machine needles have the same basic parts, needle shape and...