Sewing With Faux Fur: Part 2

February 13, 2018By Laura PiferDIY, Projects, Serger No Comments

Now that we’ve gone over the proper steps to working with Faux Fur in Part 1, let’s dive right into a project! I’ve always wanted a faux fur jacket. I know it may not seem practical living in Georgia, but this winter has been a cold one for us. I picked a simple jacket pattern … Read More

Sewing with Faux Fur: Part 1

February 9, 2018By Laura PiferDIY, Fashion, Projects 6 Comments

The last time I worked with faux fur was a couple of years ago when I made a Chewbacca costume for my son. It was a learning experience working with this messy textile. Although it may require some additional steps, once you get the hang of it you will enjoy working with this material. Faux … Read More

Football Table Runner

January 23, 2018By Emily ThompsonDIY, Home Decor, Projects No Comments

It’s almost time for the big game! You know what that means… Parties! I’m not a huge football watcher, but I do love a good football party, and today I have a fun football themed table runner tutorial to share that will “kick off” your party on the right foot!! This football table runner is … Read More

Fun DIY Camera Case Project

November 9, 2017By Laura PiferDIY, Projects, Serger No Comments

Hello fellow sewing community! Laura here from Trash to Couture and I recently got the new ST4031HD Brother Strong and Tough Serger and couldn’t wait to test it out on heavy duty projects. I was inspired to make something that was STRONG and TOUGH for my husband. He’s an excellent photographer and does most my … Read More

Threading the Brother 5234PRW Serger

March 31, 2017By Angela WolfSerger, Tutorial 2 Comments

I received my first serger has a college graduation gift. The serger came threaded with four spools of white thread; meaning no matter what color fabric I was working on, my overlock stitches were white. There was absolutely no way I was going to attempt re-threading that serger. Obviously, I overcame my fear. The good … Read More

Well-Fitting Leggings on It’s Sew Easy TV

November 13, 2016By It's Sew EasyProjects, Serger, Sewing, Tutorial No Comments

Well-Fitting Leggings on It’s Sew Easy (Episode 1109-3) Today’s active lifestyle demands fashion that fits and functions. For active days indoors and out, designer Angela Wolf creates well-fitting leggings with today’s sportiest look on It’s Sew Easy. Angela sews the pattern pieces together using two sewing machines – a serger and a cover stitch machine. … Read More