September 26, 2009

15% coupon for

Use code 5thx9 for 15% your order at The code is good for 30 days and can be used as often as you like. Hope you get some great fabric deals!

September 23, 2009

Sewing Machine Organizer Tutorial

Great idea from our club member Lorena..... (I apologize for the poor photo quality.... I can't find my good camera!)

She made her sewing machine organizer to meet her needs by combining two different tutorials. I love the little basket for stray threads!

Make your own Sewing Machine Organizer with the help of the following tutorials:

September 18, 2009

Club Meeting this Saturday, Sept 18th 1:30

Our Sew Southern Sewing Club meeting is this Saturday, September 18th in the upstairs room at Beans and Cream from 1:30-4:00. Feel free to bring anyone you think might be interested! I think my favorite part of getting together is seeing what everyone has made or is working on…. I always get great ideas and inspiration from your projects so let’s keep “show and tell” as a staple in our meetings.

  • Please bring a sewing project that you’ve completed or want to complete for show and tell.
  • One of our club members will give us a little tutorial on button holes. (I’m excited about this since I usually wimp out and use Velcro instead of attempting buttons!)
  • If you’ve completed September’s project, the Sewing Supplies Case, bring yours….I’d love to see what everyone came up with. If you’d like to complete the Supplies Case but haven’t had a chance to bring your machine and supplies and we’ll work on it together at the meeting. Click here to see the project tutorial.
  • I have several new items in the lending library….. felt toy Robot pattern, Toddler Car Seat Cover pattern, Sewing Books, felt toy sushi pattern… make sure to browse through on Saturday and if you have any patterns, sewing books, magazines, tutorials, etc that you would like to donate to the club please bring them.

As always, ideas for meetings, outings, or club projects are always welcome! Since this is a club to help everyone grow as a sewer, you may always bring any questions you have about a project you are working on. We will do our best to work through the problem area together and get you back on your sewing way. I look forward to seeing everyone Saturday!

September 14, 2009

Sewing Project Ideas

One of our club members put together a list of quick and simple project ideas in case you are in need of sewing inspiration. I added a few ideas of my own too. Click each idea to see a tutorial or pattern.

For Mom's or Mommy's to Be: Great website for patterns and ideas

Christmas gift ideas:

For your Home:

Thanks for the ideas Lindsey! If anyone has any project ideas, patterns or tutorials you would like share please email them to me.......I love to see what everyone is working on!

September 11, 2009

Felt Dinosaur Play Mat Tote Pattern

This Felt Dinosaur Play Mat is so adorable!
When your little one is finished playing everything slips in pockets on the back and folds up. Little handles make it perfect when you are on the go.
You can purchase the pattern on Etsy at Gulf Coast Cottage.

September 02, 2009

September Sewing Project - Sewing Supplies Case

The Sewing Supplies Case is great for carrying what you need to club meetings to work on your sewing projects. I think I'll use the same fabric that I made my machine cover with....Click here for the Sewing Supplies Case Tutorial.