A Sewlebrity-Studded Spring

It’s an understatement to say the spring of 2020 has been like no other before it. What we members of the American Sewing Guild count on is coming together with others who share a passion for sewing to hone our skills, share our triumphs, get guidance on the things that aren’t going as planned, encourage […]

Serge Ahead

I’ve heard rave reviews of sewing teacher Mac Berg and the three-part class she teaches at Vogue Fabric Store in Evanston that she calls “As the Serger Turns”, so I decided to check it out for myself. I’m glad I did. I was away from sewing when sergers were introduced to the home sewing market. […]

Easy, No-Worries Project: Sewing Machine Cover

I love to make things, not just garments. There’s something very freeing about making a thing, primarily because you don’t need to worry about fit or if you’re going to have it finished for this season. These things often are made just to make yourself happy. I call them “No-Worries Projects” or “Low-Threat Projects” because […]