The Bells & Whistles! https://youtu.be/pPl4qgEKQnQ Let's get to the truth - There is nothing intuitive about a home sewing machine and these little plastic monsters can scare you half to death. OK, I'm being a bit dramatic, but in all honestly there are very few pieces of machinery that we need to learn how to actually run in our current day and age. The sewing machine is one of the last … [Read more...] about Anatomy of the Sewing Machine
I'm sure it won't surprise you at all to know that one of the top 5 ways that Makers actually turn their passion into a profession is through teaching others. I discussed it a lot in the previous section of The Maker's Guide to Making Money so there is no need to re-hash it. Teaching was not only fulfilling for our business, but it was also lucrative. So before you toss aside the idea that you … [Read more...] about Makers Making Money – #1 Educating Others!
I have compiled a list of 23 Absolutely Inspiring Sewing Studios for Creative Entrepreneurs. These studios are top notch! Here are the reasons I've chosen these sewing studios as inspiration for any Creative Entrepreneur looking to open a sewing, cooking, crafting, beading, knitting, etc. studio. Their Websites Rock! No cheesy, thrown together websites here! Each small business owner has … [Read more...] about The 23 Most Inspiring Sewing Studios for Creative Entrepreneurs
The quilting season is underway and it's been busy around our home. We are so grateful anytime we have new customers for our Long Arm Quilting Services and we are always thrilled when our customers return!!!! Such is the case with many of the quilts you're going to see on our Quilting Rockstars Show Tell. The best part about getting to know these fabulous quilters is developing relationships … [Read more...] about Seattle’s Long Arm Quilting Show & Tell – October 2016
For Our Long Arm Quilting Customers! Whenever you drop off or pick up a quilt from It's Just Sewing we now have a little hidden fabric stash, organized and ready - Just For You! Over the summer I procured over 1200 Yards of NEW beautiful, high quality fabrics in addition to our holiday, beach, blenders and American made brand solids. Beautiful fabrics that may inspired your next quilt or … [Read more...] about Bring in Your Quilt ~ Shop Our Fabric Stash!
Finally, A Comprehensive list of Quality Online Fabric Shops just for you! Quality comes in so many forms. The type of fabric we buy and who we buy it from can make a huge difference to the outcome of our projects AND how we feel about those projects. Quality fabrics are hard to find at 'Big Box Stores", believe me! I've had my share of bleeding textiles or fabrics that fall apart after a … [Read more...] about Where to Buy Quality Fabric Online, The Ultimate Guide!