All things sewing

Make UnPaper Towels

Posted by Dorie Kirk on

Hoping to shrink your waste in 2022? Google told us a tree gives on average 118 paper towel rolls, and the average household will use 80 rolls per year. No worries! We've got a great pattern to ensure you never buy a roll of paper towels again. SUPPLIESYou'll need to grab a yard or two of our birdseye cotton. Have your scissors, thread, a machine and a ruler on hand. Oh, and don't toss out that last empty roll. You'll see why later.*Optional: Kam Snaps + Pliers MEASURE Our birdseye is 45'' wide, so you'll want to fold it lengthwise in half (18") and fold...

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2022 List: 5 books for a happy year

Posted by Dorie Kirk on

You've set a resolution and maybe even a "word of the year". But have you really allowed your mindset to prepare for success in a new year? We put together five books we think you should read in 2022 to help motivate you without quick burnout.      Atomic Habits James Clear is ready to teach you to break old habits by interrupting your routine.  He breaks down the psychological reasons behind habits and gives clear cut ways to solve the issues at hand. In fact, he promises to help you form good habits along the way. Grab it now.     ...

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Using a Rotary Cutter

Posted by Dorie Kirk on

We are all about saving time these days as the days seem to get busier. That's why we are focusing on the switch from scissors to a rotary cutter when cutting your fabric. A rotary cutter is a circular blade on a handheld tool that cuts fabric smoothly. Think pizza cutter but for your buttery knits. Here's some reasons to make the swap: Made to easily be used by both right and left hand This one is for all the lefties. Ever have a hard time buying scissors that fit your hand? Or even worse, if you're using the leftie scissors and they still...

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Gifts to Sew for Mom - Shop Eco-Friendly Fabrics Online

Posted by Michael Cain on

Sew a gift for your mom for Mother's Day. At Nature's Fabrics, we have 7 great gift ideas you can sew and all the eco-friendly fabrics and materials you need.

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5 Basic Sewing Stitches - Shop Eco-Friendly Fabrics Online

Posted by Michael Cain on

When you're learning to sew, here are 5 basic stitches you should know.
Shop our collection of eco-friendly, natural fabrics and sewing materials online.

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